About Phil

Phil’s act has taken him to some weird & wonderful places, from a scout hut in Unst in the Shetland Isles to a porta-cabin on mount Alice in the Falkland Islands, basically he’ll go anywhere for a laugh! Phil started his career on the tough holiday park circuit working for the likes of Butlins. Then at the turn of the millennium he decided a change of direction was needed in order for him to progress, so after an open spot at the Frog & bucket comedy club in Manchester he turned his attentions to the Comedy Club scene. Shortly after in 2002 at the famous Comedy store in Manchester he was voted City Life Comedian of the year, Previous winners include Peter Kay & Steve Coogan. As well as regular gigs at the Comedy Store where he was also part of the successful Men @ work improv nights, Phil has become a headline act at most of the leading comedy clubs throughout the country including Jongleurs, The Stand, The Last laugh, The Frog and Bucket, Komedia, Laughter lounge Dublin, Manfords. Internationally for Sensatori hotels Comedy cellar & on cruise ships for the likes of Celebrity,Carnival & Royal Caribbean. Phil also runs his very own club "Woofers" in his home town of Lytham, Lancashire where he has brought some of the comedy world`s finest talents to the fylde coast including a certain Jason Manford who popped in to try out some new jokes! He also had in his own family friendly show "Phil Walker`s comedy for kids" at Preston guild hall where he had a huge fan base through his Pantomime appearances there & can regularly be seen at the comedy store in their kids comedy shows. Phil has also performed his one man shows at various comedy festivals & made his debut at the Edinburgh festival in 2012 where he received four star critical acclaim for his show "Is this it? Phil is also proud to have entertained over 4000 troops on two tours of war torn Afghanistan as part of the CSE shows other tours included The Falkland Islands, Kosovo, Kuwait, Bosnia & Germany, appearing with fellow comics as well as megastars including eighties icons Tony Hadley & Bucks Fizz! His television credits to date include, Talking telephone numbers - ITV1 (three series), Live at Jongleurs - Paramount, The Big Stage - Ch 5, Today with Des & Mel - ITV1 (three series).

 

As well as performing his stand up Phil also works as a voice over artiste, His credits include: The Oddkinsons, Manchester United, Dancing with the Stars, & Tizer. Phil is also a star of Pantomime, notching up 18 productions to date including 4 years at Preston guild hall`s Charter theatre as writer/director & actor. His latest show 2019/20 was in Darlington at the Hippodrome theatre for top Panto producers "Qdos" winning 5  star reviews with critics & audiences alike. Phil is also a children`s book author, his debut children's book, "The Snots" has just been listed in The Book Authority Top 100 Friendship books of all time. The book is available in paperback and kindle, aimed at kids from 5 upwards & beautifully illustrated by the very talented Tim Stead get your copy on Amazon by clicking HERE His great act, along with his warm personality & charm have made Phil one of the most sought after entertainers around today.

Awards:

City Life comedian of the year 2002/03 

Wilkinson Sword Cutting Edge of comedy regional winner & finalist Edinburgh festival 2002.

Press:

"Phil Walker radiates an infectious, cheeky energy. He is as comfortable with stand-up as he is with audience interaction, employing Usain-quick wit, He keeps running jokes alive with perfect timing." - Three Weeks Edinburgh ****

 

"His set moves seamlessly and seemingly effortlessly. The gags and observations keep on coming thick and fast, He can pretty much guarantee a good night out, Walker is crackingly good!" - Chortle.

 

"Comedian Phil Walker continues to evolve in leaps and bounds & his material is as up to date as tonight’s news."  - The Stage

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