Theatre credits include leading roles at the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Royal National Theatre and the Royal Court. Most recently he starred in Anthony and Cleopatra, The Knight of the Burning Pestle (Shakespeares Globe); Les Miserables (West End) and This House (National Theatre/West End).
Film credits include The Hatton Garden Job; Quadrophenia; Breaking Glass; Scum; Bad Behaviour; Goodnight Charlie Bright; Chicken Run; Freebird and Vinyl.
Television credits include Zapped; Rock & Chips; Sunnyside Farm; Time Gentlemen Please; Gimme Gimme; Outlaws; The Long Firm; Holding On; Eastenders; New Tricks; Poirot and Moonfleet.
Phil recorded and toured with Blur, providing a vocal for their huge hit Park Life. He has also sung with The Stranglers and The Who.
In 2011 Phil released his autobiography Class Actor.