Phyllis appeared as Sister Augusta in THE MAGDALANE SISTERS, directed by Peter Mullen for Scottish Screen. She was also in SHAWN OF THE DEAD as Bernie – The Landlady of the Pub and like most in the film ended up a Zombie.Her most recent screen work was Aunt Picky in DEAR GALILEO with Gimmtaihub Films and Irish feature film EAMON, directed by Margaret Corkery for Zanita Films.
Other film and television credits include A TOUCH OF FROST, THE BILL, WEEKEND PLAYHOUSE, DANGER UXB, BLESS ME FATHER, WITHIN THESE WALLS and Miss Barrett in MARKED PERSONAL all for ITV. THE HOUSE OF VIRGINS (Ex Spasm Films), IRISH JAM (Hannibal Pictures), PAVEE LACKEEN (dir. Perry Ogden), THE FEAR (Euston Films), CHURCHILL’S PEOPLE & TV mini-series PENNIES FROM HEAVEN directed by Piers Haggard, SCREEN TWO (BBC), I DON’T WANT TO BE BORN (Unicapitol) and LEO THE LAST (Caribury Films).
She played Muriel Eady in 1971 British crime drama film 10 RILLINGTON PLACE - a screen adaptation of the Ludovic Kennedy book, starring Richard Attenborough and John Hurt for Columbia Pictures. More recently in theatre, she appeared as Gladys in Sixteen at Theatre 503. Her latest stage work includes DIVORCING GOD? (The Largest Room), HEDDA GABLER directed by Roshnild Lund (Oslo, Norway), THE STOCK CHARACTER (Little Scary Girls) and POSTUMOUS MEMOIRS OF BRAS CUBAS (dir. Thereza B Novaes). Phyllis recently appeared at The Fidler Elbow Writer’s Festival in WE NEED TO TALK TO FRANK by John Hill, for Tiny Dog Productions.