Most recent theatre includes Thenardier in Les Misérables (West End).
Theatre includes The Merchant of Venice, The Jew of Malta, Measure For Measure, The Revengers Tragedy, A Clockwork Orange (RSC), Line-Em Carousel, This House, A Winter’s Tale, Dealers Choice (National Theatre), Class Enemy, Tibetan inroads, Fresh Kills (Royal Court), God of Soho, The Knight of the Burning Pestle, Antony and Cleopatra (Shakespeare’s Globe).
Television includes Sunnyside Farm, Time Gentleman Please, Gimme Gimme, Outlaws, The Long Firm, Holding On, Sex and Chocolate, One Foot in the Grave, After Miss Julie, Will You Love Me Tomorrow, The Pickwick Papers, Midsummer Night’s Dream, Glitter, Hanging Around, Nelson, Raven, 4 Idle Hands, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, New Tricks, Waking The Dead, EastEnders, Sex, Chips & Rock ‘n’ Roll, Rock & Chips, Poirot, Midsomer Murders, Moonfleet.
Films include Quadrophenia, Breaking Glass, Scum, Bad Behaviour, Goodnight Charlie Bright, and the voice of ‘Fletcher’ in the animated film Chicken Run. He has also appeared in Still Crazy, Nasty Neighbours, Billy the Kid and the Green Baize Vampire, The Bride, The Glass of Miss McMichael, Zulu Dawn, FreeBird, Vinyl and, most recently, Access All Areas, The Hatton Garden Job.
Phil recorded and tours with Blur, providing a vocal for their huge hit Parklife. He has also performed with The Stranglers and The Who.
Phil studied improvisation at the Anna Scher Theatre.
Phil’s autobiography Class Actor was released in 2011.