February 1995 at Leeds General Infirmary.
Very Proud to have always been a Guiseley Boy
Date of Interview
6th August 2019 at Guiseley Theatre
“ I Jacob Daniel Phillips, being of sound mind and reason, do here by giveth the persons known as Carlo Harrison, permission to do whatever he jolly well pleases with sounds of my voice and photographs of my face.”
Jacob Phillips (14th January 2021)
Jacob Phillips is as happy and lively a man as you’re ever going to find. His enthusiasm for entertainment is evident as we talk about J.P. Productions, Codswallop, the Edinburgh Fringe, Tales Told and his beloved Guiseley Theatre.
His wife and soul mate Lucy has so much to endure with this man – not least his love of Hornby Trains (his set runs around their lounge!) and his love of Horology. Currently he has 32 chiming clocks in the dining room, not all synchronised with each other.
This whole chat is filled with such gems.
Just sit back and listen, Jacob is a very entertaining young man.
Interviewer: Carlo Harrison
Cataloguer: Fiona Quinton
Sound Engineer David Myers
|Codswallop Arts Organisation||00.30|
|J.P.Productions – School Days||02.10|
|Tales Told Festival||05.30|
|Edinburgh Fringe Festival||17.15|
|Codswallop Future – Guiseley Theatre||26.05|
|Lucy Illingworth – Wedding||38.20|
|School Life – St Oswald’s||48.00|
|Hobbies – Hornby Train Set||51.10|
|Hobbies – Horology||52.20|
|Brexit – Boris Johnson||53.25|
|Shooting in the USA||57.55|
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