Phil Mealey is a British actor and writer from Stockport.[1]


Mealey co-wrote and associate-produced the BBC sitcom Early Doors with Craig Cash. Mealey also acted in the series, playing the character Duffy.[2] Cash and Mealey won two North West Comedy Awards in 2005 for the writing and acting on the series.[3]

Mealey also co-wrote some episodes of the BBC's sitcom series titled The Royle Family, along with Cash and Caroline Aherne.[4]

His most recent role was in Sunshine which he also co-wrote with Cash.


  1. ^ Mealey, Phil [@PhilMealey] (14 August 2018). "@TigermothI A posh bird from my hometown Stockport? I know, it makes no sense to me either!!" (Tweet). Archived from the original on 18 October 2020. Retrieved 24 December 2021 – via Twitter.
  2. ^ Early Doors, British Broadcasting Corporation.
  3. ^ Double award for Early Doors Archived 2009-01-13 at the Wayback Machine, British Broadcasting Corporation, 1 November 2005.
  4. ^ "The Royle Family's £100,000 filming farce". The Telegraph. 11 December 2009. Retrieved 27 December 2014.