As a playwright Philip’s credits include “Murder, Margaret and Me” whichhas toured the UK extensively, was a hit at the New York Fringe Festival in 2014 and will be staged at York Theatre Royal in 2017,  “Kiss Me Honey Honey!” which won a Fringe First at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2013, “Keeping up with the Joans” which was produced by Greenwich Theatre, starring Susan Penhaligon and Katy Manning and the acclaimed ghost story “Edith in the Dark” which was the first play to be commissioned by Harrogate Theatre in over twenty years.

Philip’s first play “Twinkle Little Star”, about the last great pantomime dame, premiered in 2006 starring Tim Healy. It’s gone on to have productions at York Theatre Royal and  Everyman Cheltenham.

“Murder, Margaret and Me” and “Edith in the Dark” are both published by Samuel French.

In television Philip spent several years as part of the writing team of “Emmerdale.” He has contributed to “Heartbeat” and “Doctors” and has developed original series including “Mother Truckers” for Denise Welch with ITV and family drama “Last of the Darlings” with World Productions. He recently developed “Prayers for the Dead” a new crime series for ITV Studios and the sitcom version of “Kiss Me Honey Honey” has recently been optioned by Solus Productions in Glasgow.

His first play for Radio 4 broadcast this August, an episode of the popular legal series “Brief Lives”