Biographies - Phil Newton



Phil’s directing credits include: New works 'Clever as Paint' at the Hen and Chickens Theatre, and 'Henry's Back' at the Finborough Theatre, both pieces in collaboration with the writer. Musicals:'Oklahoma', 'Calamity Jane' and 'Fiddler on the Roof' at Furlongs Farm, Eynsford, and a new piece, 'Jokers Last Laugh', all for Riverside Players. Plays include 'Henry IV part 1' & 'The Tempest' at The Stag Theatre and Comedy of Errors at the Ship, for the Sevenoaks Shakespeare Soc; 'Othello' & 'The Rover' at The Geoffrey Whitworth theatre, the latter playing also at the Minack Theatre in the Summer of 2002. Phil returns to KO after greatly enjoying his first voyage in HMS Pinafore. Phil Newton, Phil has serious form in SSS productions, including the direction of 'Henry IV part 1', 'The Tempest' at and The Comedy of Errors , while also taking major roles in ‘Taming of the Shrew’ and ‘Merchant of Venice’ Phil has directed 'Othello' & 'The Rover' at The Geoffrey Whitworth theatre, and ‘Oklahoma’ and ‘Calamity Jane’ for Riverside Players. (no cowboy jokes!) and has also appeared as 14th sailor in HMS Pinafore with Kentish Opera.