Phil Ellis Is Trying. Image shows from L to R: Lolly (Lolly Adefope), Phil (Phil Ellis), Johnny (Johnny Vegas). Copyright: BBC.

Phil Ellis Is Trying

BBC Radio 4 sitcom starring Phil Ellis. 4 episodes (1 series) in 2018. Stars Phil Ellis, Johnny Vegas, Lolly Adefope, Katia Kvinge and Terry Mynott.

Phil Ellis Is Trying. Image shows from L to R: Lolly (Lolly Adefope), Phil (Phil Ellis), Johnny (Johnny Vegas). Copyright: BBC.

Phil Ellis Is Trying

Phil Ellis stars as a man trying - and failing - to make a success of his life

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
2018
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
4   (1 series)
Starring
Phil Ellis, Johnny Vegas, Lolly Adefope, Katia Kvinge and Terry Mynott
Writers
Phil Ellis and Fraser Steele
Producer
Sam Michell

Phil Ellis stars in this gag-packed, anarchic sitcom about a man desperate to succeed in a world he doesn't fully understand, and doesn't understand him.

Phil is trying. He's trying to get over his divorce from Leanne. He's trying to make the crumbling entertainment business he inherited a success. He's trying to improve his interpersonal skills. He's trying to pay his rent and pay off his debts. And he's trying to find a new love, to finally move on from Leanne. He's trying. God is he trying.

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