As a freelance designer and maker, Phil has worked both nationally and internationally on indoor and outdoor events throughout his career. One offs include the Commonwealth Games 2002 and Olympic Games 2004 opening ceremony.
Recent designs include The Light Princess for the Tobacco Factory, The Boy Who Cried Wolf and Treasure Island (outdoors) for the Bristol Old Vic, Science Museum Live with London Science Museum, Jonsi world tour (lead singer Sigur Rós), Angelmoth and Rapunzel for Ballet Lorent at Sadlers Wells, Chasing Fate at Birmingham Hippodrome, Alex with Robert Bathurst and numerous co-designs with Julian Crouch for Improbable.
Other shows include The Epic of Gilgamesh at Belgrade Coventry and the Coventry Mysteries 2006 in the Cathedral outdoors, Sticky with Improbable at many international outdoor festivals and the Metropolitan Opera Gala 2009 in New York.
He won Best Designer at TMA Awards in 2003 for The Hanging Man.
Phil is a longtime collaborator with Improbable and Imagineer and helps design and realise Carnivals throughout the country.
Performance work includes Opera chorus with ROH production Lady Macbeth of Mstensk, Satyagraha for ENO and Met New York (skills ensemble) and Dot Comedy’s Get Lost.