Phoenix Nights. Brian Potter (Peter Kay). Copyright: Goodnight Vienna Productions / Ovation Entertainments.

Phoenix Nights

Channel 4 sitcom about a working men's club. 12 episodes (2 series), 2001 - 2002. Stars Peter Kay, Dave Spikey, Paddy McGuinness, Neil Fitzmaurice and others.

Press Clippings

McGuinness wants Kay to help him remember Phoenix Night

The Top Gear presenter, 46, who is writing his autobiography, says pair had 'too much fun' partying so needs help filling in gaps, as he also spills turning down Corrie role.

Adenike Adenitire, The Mirror, 9th March 2020

10 British comedy shows that need worldwide recognition

The average viewer enjoys great comedy television shows, but they may not have heard of these phenomenal British series designed to make you laugh.

Alex H., Screen Rant, 6th March 2020

The story behind Peter Kay's Phoenix Nights

Twenty years ago, an entire comic universe - full of 'real people doing real things' - was formed in an unknown comedian's Bolton bedroom. Will we ever return to the Phoenix Club asks Tom Fordy.

Tom Fordy, The Telegraph, 13th January 2020

If Phoenix Nights is rebooted leave the offensive jokes

If Peter Kay is going to bring back Brian Potter, he must acknowledge we live in a different time without relying on offensive jokes.

Emily Baker, i Newspaper, 12th November 2019

Phoenix Nights to be shown in arenas

To raise money for Cancer Research UK, Phoenix Nights is to be screened at the London Eventim Apollo and Manchester O2 Apollo in January and February.

British Comedy Guide, 26th September 2019

Count Arthur Strong, Detectorists, Phoenix Nights most missed

The Radio Times poll asked viewers to name their most missed programme from this century.

The Telegraph, 30th July 2019

Barbara Nice plays down Phoenix Nights fame

The comedian angered Lorraine viewers this morning when she made light of her past telly fame.

Mary Gallagher, The Sun, 22nd April 2019

Dave Spikey admits he's gutted Phoenix Nights ended

The pair didn't speak for a decade after Dave accused Peter of taking all the credit for the show's success.

Zoe Shenton, The Mirror, 19th October 2018

No Series 3 for Peter Kay's Car Share

Peter Kay has said that there won't be any more episodes of his hit sitcom Car Share. He said: "You've got to get out while the going's good."

British Comedy Guide, 2nd May 2017

Phoenix Nights was written for Bernard Manning

Peter Kay has said that he wrote his Phoenix Nights lead character for controversial stand-up Bernard Manning.

Press Association, 5th March 2017