Enjoy Celebrity Radio’s Philip Whitchurch Interview ~ Billy Elliot On Broadway…
Billy Elliot is one of the worlds most hysterical, brilliant, creative and moving shows in musical history.
With music by Elton John – it truly is one of the most magical & brilliant 2.5 hours of British theatre & performance.
Do not think this is Disney! It’s not – it’s an adult & emotional story of a boys struggle to fulfil his dreams.
With powerful imagery, huge showbiz dance numbers and heart breaking pathos – this is a joy of a standing ovation inducing musical.
Enjoy an Exclusive interview with Phillip Whitchurch and Alex Belfield on Broadway…
Philip Whitchurch Starred in the West End and on Broadway in 2010 as ‘Dad’ in the remarkable Billy Elliot the Musical.
He also played Derek, the chair of governors, in Hope and Glory and appeared in the BBC drama New Tricks.
He has also narrated the popular TV-am children’s series The Shoe People (he has also done all the voices for the characters) and supplied the voice of Zippi in CITV’s cartoon Toucan Tecs.
Philip played Billy’s dad in Elton John’s West End stage adaptation of Billy Elliot from 5 December 2005 until 2 December 2006. He returned to the role from 2 June 2008 until 29 November 2008.
He also played Billy’s dad in Elton John’s Broadway stage adaptation of Billy Elliot from 29 January 2010 until 2 May 2010.
In 2008, he starred alongside other former The Bill actors, Cyril Nri and Russell Boulter in an episode of BBC1’s Waking the Dead.
In 2012, he starred alongside former Bros member turned actor Luke Goss in the feature film ‘Interview with a Hitman’ (2012) written and directed by Perry Bhandal in which he played the British crime boss Tosca. Phil also played a character called “The Geordie”, a hoodwinked thug, in the ITV Drama “Doors Open” which was shown on Boxing Day 2012.
in 2013, he played the role of Alfred Chalmers in Ian Rankin’s debut play Dark Road
Recorded on Broadway 2010 by Alex Belfield for the BBC and Celebrity Radio.