Saturday Live: Sally Phillips07/04/15
Sally Phillips discusses comedy acting, and Toby Jones talks about communal living.
Writer and actress Sally Phillips first appeared regularly on our screens in female comedy series Smack the Pony. Roles in Alan Partridge and Bridget Jones soon followed and since then she's carved out a niche as one of the UK's top comedy actors -...
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