Philip is a composer and sound designer working extensively in theatre, dance, television, film and education. For five years he was Associate Artist at the Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh, working on more than 25 productions.
His previous work with the National Theatre of Scotland includes Granite, The Driver’s Seat, The Guid Sisters (with Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh), Roam (with Grid Iron), Oedipus and Transform Fife.
Recent work includes Kiss Of The Spider Woman (Menier Chocolate Factory), Pressure (National tour/Park Theatre, London), Thingummy Bob (Lung Ha), Dr Stirlingshire’s Discovery (Grid Iron/Lung Ha/Royal Lyceum/Edinburgh Zoo), Half Life (Theatre Royal Bath Ustinov Studio), Lawrence After Arabia (Hampstead), Roméo et Juliette/Les Trois Mousquetaires/Cyrano de Bergerac (Théâtre du Nouveau Monde/Juste Pour Rire, Montreal), The Crucible (Royal Lyceum), The Jennifer Tremblay Trilogy (Stellar Quines), Blood Wedding (Graeae/Dundee Rep), Letters Home (Edinburgh International Book Festival/Grid Iron).
He has also provided scores for Edinburgh International Festival, Chichester Festival Theatre, Traverse, Almeida, Dundee Rep, Magnetic North, Shetland Arts, Red Shift, Assembly, Imaginate, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Sky Arts, MTV, Granada and BBC TV and Radio.
Winner of the Critics Award for Theatre in Scotland 2005 and of a Sony Music Award for Extraneous Noises Off, BBC Radio 3.
Previously he was founder member of electro-acoustic group Finitribe, releasing five albums and performing over a period of fifteen years.