Neil Morrissey is one of the country’s most popular television actors. Having also acted on stage and screen, Neil has become a well-known and loved personality. Neil made his name in numerous TV programmes, ranging from Boon to Roll Over Beethoven and Gentlemen and Players to My Summer with Des. Neil took the part of Tony in the BBC sitcom, Men Behaving Badly. With seven series, it’s clear the show and its characters became a part of television history, as viewers took them to their hearts.
He has been seen in the popular drama series, Waterloo Road as Deputy Head Eddie Lawson, as Harding Redmond in Granchester, and as Nigel Morton in the hit-drama series Line of Duty. Neil also provides the voice of many cartoon characters, including Bob, Roley, Lofty, Mr Angelo Sabatini, Mr Fothergill, Farmer Pickles and Scrufty in the original UK version of Bob the Builder.
He has also travelled Jordan on a camel followed by a TV crew, and lived to tell the tale. The trials and tribulations of making his own beer were documented as he was followed in his endeavours in Men Brewing Badly. During the 2010 World Cup, he took his love of British beers to South Africa for Men Brewing Badly.
Neil also trod the boards in the West End, with the stage version of Victoria Wood’s Acorn Antiques. Acting alongside Julie Walters, Celia Imrie and Duncan Preston. Other West End dramas include Guys & Dolls, Rain Man, Oliver, Neville's Island, Speed, Robin Hood, The Daughter In-Law and A Passionate Woman.