Despite his Celtic and Northern heritage, Phil is originally from Taunton, Somerset. After a semester as a Law and Spanish student at The University of Sheffield, he made his way to London to train in Acting at the Italia Conti Academy, graduating in 2011.
Whilst training, his roles included Macbeth, Freder in 'Pains of Youth', Larry in 'Closer' and John Proctor in 'The Crucible' as his graduating piece. Professionally, he tackled Arthur Miller again in 2014, playing Chris Keller in 'All My Sons' at the Stroud Theatre. Through Little John in 'Robin Hood' and Marius in a role-play for 'RYSE: Son of Rome', Phil has picked up the lead in 3 short films - 'Sin', 'Beneath God' and 'All Bets Are Off' by Zoya Films.
Further theatre credits include the lead Leon/Nick in 'Speaking in Tongues' by Andrew Bovell at The Cockpit Theatre and the head gangsta Edward Milligan, in Uncorked Theatre's sell-out, 5-star show, 'One Nine Two Seven'. Phil has also played platoon Commander Albert Booth in The National Theatre's '#WeAreHere' project in 2016. Additionally, Phil is an experienced and skilled comedic improviser and has worked for Battersea Arts Centre in this capacity. His commercial work includes Paperchase and Captain Morgan's.
Phil is a talented sportsman and has a huge array of accolades to his name. He is a South-West England Rugby trialist and a county-standard cricketer. He is also proficient in hockey, tennis, table-tennis, 5-a-side football and an over-confident, but highly skilled skier. Aside from his love of sports, Phil is conversational in Spanish, a keen creative writer and a regular sports blogger for Wandsworth Radio.