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Early Doors. Image shows from L to R: Joe (Craig Cash), Duffy (Phil Mealey). Copyright: Phil McIntyre Entertainment
Early Doors

Early Doors

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Two
  • 2003 - 2004
  • 12 episodes (2 series)

Sitcom set in a small Manchester pub created by Craig Cash and Phil Mealey. Joe and Duffy pass the time with landlord Ken and the other pub regulars. Also features John Henshaw, Rita May, Christine Bottomley, Rodney Litchfield, Mark Benton and more.

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Series 2, Episode 2

Ken is laid up with the flu. The cops arrive to celebrate their successful drugs bust. Duffy is in no mood for celebrating and faces up to the prospect of single life, seeking solace in the bottom of his beer glass.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 20th September 2004
Time
10pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Cast
John Henshaw Ken
Craig Cash Joe
Phil Mealey Duffy
Rita May Jean
Rodney Litchfield Tommy
Mark Benton Eddie
Lorraine Cheshire Joan
James Quinn Phil
Peter Wight Nige
Susan Cookson Tanya
Joan Kempson Winnie
Lisa Millett Debbie
Writing team
Craig Cash Writer
Phil Mealey Writer
Production team
Craig Cash Director
Lucy Ansbro Producer
John Rushton Producer
Mark Freeland Executive Producer
Phil McIntyre Executive Producer
Tony Cranstoun Editor
Sally Reynolds Production Designer
Lynne Gibson Costume Designer
Daf Hobson Director of Photography
Clare Golds Make-up Designer
Mel Nortcliffe 1st Assistant Director

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