Colin Meredith has appeared on Coronation Street in five roles:
- Mr Sanderson in February 1987
- A Medium who passed on "information from the other side" at Weatherfield Spiritualist Church in September 1990
- Laurence Burford in June 2002
- Peter, who along with his partner Paul, briefly employed David Platt at their upmarket salon in August 2008
- Underworld client Mark Anderson in December 2012.
After completing a three-year course in Acting at the Rose Bruford College, he has been working professionally since 1976, and for eighteen years has owned a production company which produces pantomime at The Gracie Fields Theatre in Rochdale.
His other TV and film credits include roles in ITV Playhouse, Happy Families, All Creatures Great and Small, Waterfront Beat, Ruth Rendell Mysteries, Watching, Prime Suspect 3, All Quiet on the Preston Front, Brookside, Hetty Wainthropp Investigates, The Grand, Little Bird, A Touch of Frost, Heartbeat, Waterloo Road, Doctors and The Royal Today.