Philip was born in Durban but spent most of his life in Kenya. He became well known for his lively interest in Children's Theatre, and at the age of sixteen was the youngest producer in East Africa.
On his return to South Africa he became a student of the Theatre Academy in Durban, and subsequently a teacher. Being greatly interested in costuming, his ambition was to further his career as a designer.
As writer/compiler, director and choreographer
As stage actor
Roles in Ring Round the Moon (PACT 1964), Cape Charade or Kaatje Kekkelbek, Cop Out, The Exception and the Rule, Fragments, Faust, Post Mortem, Revenge, Skyvers/Jollers, Three's Company, 'Tis a Pity She's a Whore, A Touch of 1900s, A Tribute to Noel Coward (aka Fumed Oak and Red Peppers), We Bombed in New Haven, and What the Butler Saw, The Beaux' Stratagem, Forbidden Fruits, The Apple Cart (1968), The Devils, The Visit, First Monday in October, Curse of the Starving Class, The Government Inspector, The Madness of George III (1995), The Taming of the Shrew (1996).
As film and TV actor
Ring Round the Moon programme notes, 1964.
The Taming of the Shrew programme notes, 1996.
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