After graduating with an MA in Scriptwriting (De Montford University), Phil was invited by Paul Abbott to write for series 2 of SHAMELESS (Channel 4/Company Pictures).
He went on to write for SHAMELESS series 3 and then for Kay Mellor’s BBC1 series THE CHASE before developing a number of original TV drama, radio and feature film ideas including a romantic comedy LOVE RADIO, a conspiracy thriller RUNNER and a WW2 drama WAITING FOR JOHN WAYNE.
In 2008 Phil was selected for the BBC’s Radio and TV Drama Residential workshop where he developed a writing partnership with Steve Chambers. Steve and Phil co-wrote the successful Radio 4 comedy drama HIGH-LITES about a misanthropic hairdresser.
The show was originally an afternoon play and then developed as a long running 5-part series that has run for 6 years. A TV pilot version of the show has been commissioned by Hat Trick. Phil has also co-created RAVEN, a thriller (with Line Langebeck) under option to Island Pictures.
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