Misery Guts

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Misery Guts
Genre Children
Starring Reece Williamson
Paul Giles
Alan Cinis
Rhonda Doyle
Brett Sellwood
Brooke Harmon
Country of origin Australia
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 13
Running time 30 minutes
Original network Nine Network
Picture format 4.3 PAL
Audio format Stereo
Original release 24 December 1998 – 1 February 1999
External links
Website www.australiantelevision.net/miseryguts.html

Misery Guts is an Australian children's television series on the Nine Network that first screened in 1998. The series is based on the book by Morris Gleitzman.


Vin and Marge Shipley live above a fish'n'chips shop in South London, with their only son Keith. Things are tough in South London and Keith wants to make his misery guts parents smile again, so he buys a brilliantly coloured tropical fish from Australia. All his efforts to cheer his parents fail, so Keith decides he must find a way to get his parents to Australia, where the sun shines all the time.


  • Reece Williamson as Doopy Ann
  • Paul Giles as Keith Shipley
  • Alan Cinis as Vic Shipley
  • Rhonda Doyle as Marge Shipley
  • Brett Sellwood as Dennis
  • Brooke Harmon as Tracy

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