Throughout his career Philip has divided his time between London and Australia.
Some of the productions in which he has played leading roles include The White Devil; Loves Labour’s Lost (British and Tokyo Tour); The Secret Garden (cast recording); Macbeth and Troilus & Cressida for the Royal Shakespeare Company.
The Cherry Orchard; Into the Woods; Coriolanus; Democracy and Waiting for Godot for the Sydney Theatre Company and the International Beckett Season in London, Ghosts; His Girl Friday and The Goat or Who is Sylvia? for the Melbourne Theatre Company.
He won his first Olivier Award playing Georges in The National Theatre’s production of Sunday in The Park with George and a second Olivier Award as Graham in Sam Mendes’ production of the The Fix (cast recording) at the Donmar Warehouse -where he also performed and recorded Philip Quast Live at the Donmar as part of the Donmar’s final Diva Season (CD recording).
His film and television credits are numerous and in Australia include: Janet King; Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries; Truth and Hacksaw Ridge. His latest role is in Picnic at Hanging Rock for Foxtel.
In 2013 he played Pozzo in the STC production of Waiting for Godot, which travelled to London in to great acclaim in 2015.
He has returned to London for the second half of 2017 to perform on stage in Follies.