Series 1 Episode 1 – Opening Night

 

Series 1 – Episode 1

Opening Night

First Broadcast – 14 January 2001

The opening scene from Phoenix Nights. The opening scene from Phoenix Nights.

Having had two previous clubs burn down, while one flood. It is the opening day of Brian Potter’s new club, the Phoenix. With “TV’s own Roy Walker” opening the club that night, Brian wants everything to be perfect. Having to contend with a power cut that leaves the club in the dark, a German-speaking “Das Boot” arcade machine, Max the doorman injuring himself and racist folk band “Half A Shilling”. These factors soon ruin everything.

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