Philip Hutchinson

Philip comes from Hampshire and trained at The Academy of Live and Recorded Arts in London. He spent twelve years touring the UK in thousands of performances (working mainly in TiE and YPT) before founding the popular Ghost Tour of Guildford, which has been entertaining audiences since 2001. A former Equity Councillor and Officer of The Ghost Club, Philip has written several popular non-fiction books and is regarded as one of the World authorities on Jack the Ripper, having appeared in many TV documentaries and lectured in the UK and USA. He played Howard in 'Thrown', which won a Best Drama award from the Royal Television Society in 1998, and was also in the BAFTA-winning BBC series 'The Canterbury Tales'. Theatre credits include Peter van Daan in 'The Diary of Anne Frank' (Brighton Pavilion), Bottom in 'Shakespeare's Fools and Horses' (Covent Garden St Paul's), Peter in 'Peter Pan' (Merton Colourhouse), and several years playing Joey in 'The Night Before Christmas' (UK tour for Pendle Productions). He has also provided voiceovers for Legoland Windsor, The London Dungeon, Odiham Castle, Guildford Castle, Wintney Priory and The Prebendal Manor House, Nassington. Philip has been an active member of Pranksters Theatre Company in Guildford since 2008 and he acknowledges that without them Lucky Dog could not have happened.

Recent reviews:

Review: Wandering Bones

The true tale of an unpleasant 19th century Lothario and the murder of his unwitting wife.