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Philip Battley is an actor, producer and audiobook narrator. Born and raised in London, he works in both the UK and US (Green Card holder).
For TV, Philip recently played Frank Hastings on Doctors for BBC1, and appears in the upcoming Season 4 of the Netflix series Mia and Me, in the regular role of Pieter.
Philip is an award-winning audiobook narrator and producer with more than 100 titles under his name – he narrates for Audible.com and other outlets, with more coming in 2023.
As well as appearing as Steve Ludgate in ITV’s Emmerdale, Philip played John Harding in Series 6 of ITV and PBS’s multi-Emmy award-winning Downton Abbey , which won the Screen Actors Guild award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, he also appeared on stage as Julius P. Hersheimmer in Agatha Christie’s Partners In Crime at the Queen’s Theatre. He has produced and starred in the film Art in Heaven, currently on the festival circuit.
The award-winning Sogni D’Oro (Dreams of Gold), which Philip produced & stars in, was an official selection at numerous 2014/15 film festivals, including LA Shorts, New York Independent Film, Boston Film and Newport Beach Film Festivals. Sogni D’Oro won Best Drama at the Portobello Film Festival 2014.
Philip can also be seen in the comedy feature Wild Target (Bill Nighy, Emily Blunt, Rupert Grint, dir. Jonathan Lynn) and the role of Milo Falconer in Doctors (BBC1).