Welcome to The Grapes

Hello and welcome to the first full episode of To The Regiment - The Early Doors Podcast with Phil Mealey.In this first episode we welcome you to The Grapes, a fictional pub where the Landlord Ken and his daughter Melanie welcome regulars, Joe, Duffy, Tommy, Eddie, Joan, Tanya (although she also works behind the bar), Debbie, Janice, and Nicola for a few swift ones before missing their tea, getting in bother with the wife or something else in their daily life. Jean is upstairs making sure everything is in order with her long suffering cleaner Winnie. And we get visited by Phil and Nige, Greater Manchester's finest boys in blue. We will also find Mel's boyfriends in trouble from time to time.This first episode is an intro into this world, Phil and Ben, but mainly Phil will take you through how the show got started, the writing, the casting, the characters, and generally just a lovely chat about a world wonderful pub with wonderful people.Please get in touch at earlydoorspod@gmail or on X and Instagram @earlydoorspod. Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts from and tell your friends.TO THE REGIMENT - I WISH I WAS THERE. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

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To The Regiment is a look back and celebration of one of the best British Sitcoms - Early Doors. Follow Phil 'Duffy' Mealey, star, writer, and creator of Early Door discuss all episodes with Ben Steel of the Anyone Can Play Guitar Podcast. And watch out, we will be having special guest interviews from time to time. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.