Sally Phillips is probably best known as Minna Hakkinen, former Finnish PM in Veep, part of the Emmy award-winning sketch show team Smack the Pony, and Bridget Jones’ best friend Shazzer.
Sally joined us online to share her experiences of the industry, with a particular focus on comedy acting, with our graduating year groups, and Level 5 students who have just been honing their own comedic skills!
Award-winning actor, writer, and comedian-presenter Sally Phillips is a regular on British TV screens appearing in I’m Alan Partridge, Green Wing, in ITV’s Vanity Fair and BBC’sThe Tourist Trap. Her film work includes the Bridget Jones movies, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies and You, Me & Him. Sally is also a popular guest on panel shows including QI and Taskmaster. In 2019, Sally and Ronni Ancona founded the production company Captain Dolly, which is a subsidiary of Film Soho, and they have scripts in development for both TV and Film. Sally is currently writing The Wedding with Nisti Sterk and Nick Hornby for the Swedish Production company, Jarowski.
Most recently, Sally has started co-presenting Sunday Morning Live.