Phylip Harries

Born in the Swansea Valley, Phylip trained at the Welsh College of Music and Drama before embarking on a career which has taken him to Theatres and Concert Halls all over the world, as well as appearing in countless Welsh and English language television and Radio series.

His Theatre credits include: “Robin Hood” “Macbeth” “Aberystwyth Mon Amour” “Tom – The Musical” “Much Ado About Nothing” “The Merchant of Venice” “A Midsummer’s night dream” “The Merry Wives of Windsor” “The Comedy of Errors” “Under Milk wood” “A Christmas Carol” “A Funny Thing Happened on the way to the Forum” and “Aesop’s Fables”. His TV Credits include: “Albi a Noa” “Trollied” “The Kennedys” “Hinterland” “Harpur and Isles” “Torchwood” “City Central” “Tiger Bay”  “Lifeboat” “High Hopes” and “Fun at the Funeral Parlour”. He has also appeared in the feature films “Excalibur Rising” “Last Seduction 2” “A bit of Tom Jones” (Winner of the BAFTA best Film 2010) “Arthur’s Dyke” and “Masterpiece”.

Phylip is a keen and proficient musician, playing flute, saxophone (Alto.Tenor and baritone) piano-accordion, whistles/recorders and basic bass guitar. His singing range is baritone, fitting comfortably between bottom G and top F.

Visitors to Cardiff Castle will know Phylip as the Master of Ceremonies there, officiating at hundreds of Welsh Banquets with his harpist wife, Mags. And his face has been seen by thousands of visitors to “The Big Pit” mining museum at Blaenafon, where he can be seen as a virtual Miner. He also plays Aneurin Bevan in a film for the new Bedwellty House Museum, Tredegar, and his voice can be heard in “King Arthur’s Labyrinth” Corris, and the Cwm Gwrelych Community Geo Heritage Trail.

He has also directed many plays and is an Associate Director with Theatr Na Nog. He is also an Associate Member of Clwyd Theatr Cymru, and Joint Artistic Director of Canol y Ffordd Entertainments Company.

Mae Phylip yn frodor o Gwmtawe, ac ar ôl astudio yng Ngholeg Cerdd a Drama Cymru, mae bellach wedi troedio llwyfannau led led y Byd, mewn cynhyrchiadau tebyg i “Chwedlau Aesop” “Salsa” “Nia Ben Aur” “Ysbryd Beca” ac “Y Madogwys”. Mae hefyd wedi ymddangos mewn nifer o ddramau a chyfresu teledu, fel “Pobol y Cwm” “Halen yn y gwaed” “Amdani” ac “Y Pris”, heb sôn am berfformio mewn nifer helaeth o ddramau a chyfresi radio fel “Eileen” a “Rhydeglwys”.

Mae Phylip yn gerddor hefyd, yn canu y ffliwt, saxophone, a’r accordion.

Gyda’i wraig Mags, fe welir ef yn perfformio yn y nosweithiau Cymreig yng Nghastell Caerdydd, lle mae’r ddau wedi cwrdd a miloedd o bobol diddorol ar hyd y blynyddoedd.

Mae Phylip yn Gyfarwyddwr cyswllt gyda Theatr Na Nog, yn Aelod cyswllt gyda Clwyd Theatr Cymru, ac yn gyd Gyfarwyddwr Artistig gyda Cwmni Canol y Ffordd.

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