Philip Franks


Philip’s recent theatre credits include  Art, Noises Off and Journey's End (all West End),  Murder in the Cathedral (Temple Church, London), Flare Path, Breaking the Code, The Winslow Boy, The Hound of the Baskervilles, The Secret of Sherlock Holmes and The Rocky Horror Show (all UK tours).  Philip spent ten years with the RSC, in London, Stratford, on tour and in New York.   His TV credits include The Darling Buds of May, Heartbeat, Bleak House, Martin Chuzzlewit, Absolutely Fabulous, Foyle's War and Midsomer Murders.  Film work includes Finding Neverland and The Phantom Thread. Concert performances include The Soldier's Tale, Silverlake, Journey to the Centre of the Earth, King Arthur

Philip is also an award winning theatre director, his productions include Private Lives, The Heiress (both National Theatre),  Nicholas Nickleby Parts One and Two, Taking Sides, Collaboration, The Duchess of Malfi, Dear Lupin (all West End),  The Comedy of Errors (Regents Park Open Air Theatre) and four of the Sixty-Six Books (Bush Theatre).  He was an associate director at Chichester Festival where credits include Twelfth Night, The Deep Blue Sea, The Master Builder and Separate Tables.