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Philip Glenister

Philip Glenister



United Kingdom

Age: 61

Born: 10 Feb, 1963

Known for

In Outcast as Reverend Andersonas Reverend Anderson

in Outcast
In Belgravia as James Trenchardas James Trenchard

in Belgravia
In Life on Mars as DCI Gene Huntas DCI Gene Hunt

in Life on Mars
In After the Flood as Jack Radcliffeas Jack Radcliffe

in After the Flood

TV Series Starring Philip Glenister

After the FloodAfter the Flood
ITV, 2024 Running | Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Rating: 3.2/5

After the Flood is set in a town hit by a devastating flood. When an unidentified man is found dead in a lift in an underground car park police assume he became trapped as the waters rose, and as the investigation unfolds PC Joanna Marshall becomes obsessed with discovering what happened to him. How did he get in the lift and why does no one know who he is? The mystery unfolds across the series while we also see the real impact of climate change on the lives of residents in this small town. The floods threaten to expose secrets, and fortunes and reputations are at stake. But how far will people go to protect themselves?


Steeltown MurdersSteeltown Murders
BBC One, 2023 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, History, Mini-Series
Rating: 3/5

The hunt to catch the killer of three young women in the Port Talbot area in 1973 and the remarkable story of how - in the first case of its kind - the mystery was solved almost 30 years later using pioneering DNA evidence. Contrasting the policing methods of the 1970s with the forensic breakthroughs of the early 2000s, the series portrays a town dealing with the repercussions of an unsolved case three decades on, and asks if justice can ever truly be found.


Building Britain's SuperhomesBuilding Britain's Superhomes

An opulent insight into maverick property developer Guy Phoenix's latest lavish project... a multimillion-pound sumptuous superhome in Nottingham


Bent Coppers: Crossing the Line of DutyBent Coppers: Crossing the Line of Duty
BBC Two, 2021 On Hiatus | Crime, History, Documentary

Bent Coppers: Crossing the Line of Duty reveals the corrupt practices within London's police force, leading to the creation of the first internal anti-corruption unit, A10. The series delves into the depths of corruption that permeated the highest levels of the Metropolitan Police, serving as the inspiration for the BBC drama Line of Duty.


BelgraviaBelgravia
ITV, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Romance | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.5/5

Belgravia is set in the 19th Century, around seventy years before Downton, when the upper echelons of society began to rub shoulders the emerging industrial nouveau riche. But the story begins on the eve of the Battle of Waterloo in 1815, when the Duchess of Richmond throws a party in Brussels for the Duke of Wellington. Among the guests are James and Anne Trenchard, who are living on the profits of newfound trading success. Their young daughter Sophia has caught the eye of Edmund Bellasis, the son and heir of one of the richest and most prominent families in England. Twenty-five years later, when the two families are settled into the newly developed area of Belgravia, the events of the ball, and the secrets, still resonate.


What the Killer Did NextWhat the Killer Did Next

What the Killer Did Next, fronted by Philip Glenister, is a new crime format which begins with a murder. Each episode seeks to find the killer's motive and discover what kind of person could commit this crime: not by looking at what happened before the murder but by studying the killer's behaviour after the heinous event.


Living the DreamLiving the Dream
Sky 1, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Comedy | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.7/5

The Pembertons decide it's time to leave rainy England and move to the sunshine state of Florida. Dad Mal has bought an RV Park with plans for a booming family-run business, but it soon turns out that they are not going to be living the dream they hoped. Before they've even settled in, Mal discovers that the park is home to a group of eccentric residents who are not exactly thrilled to meet their new owners. Jen, the mum, has to learn how to survive American suburbia and the kids have to navigate a US high school. With culture clashes aplenty, life in Britain soon seems even further away than they'd thought it would. But with the support of each other and their crazy new friends, they begin to learn how to live the American dream.


The Brighton PoliceThe Brighton Police
ITV, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Documentary
Rating: 4/5

This two-part documentary series for ITV follows the officers tasked with policing buzzing Brighton. Narrated by Philip Glenister, The Brighton Police follows officers on raids, undertaking surveillance, taking statements from witnesses and gathering evidence to bring criminals to justice.


OutcastOutcast
Cinemax, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Horror | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.6/5

Kyle Barnes has been possessed since childhood. As an adult, he searches for answers, but what he finds could mean the end of life on Earth. Outcast follows Kyle Barnes as he embarks on a spiritual journey to uncover the truth about his possession, and the implications it has for the world.


The LevelThe Level
ITV, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 2.4/5

Detective Sergeant Nancy Devlin has a secret. She's living a double life.Nancy's exemplary police career masks a covert attachment to shady businessman and drugs trafficker, Frank Le Saux. Inextricably linked to Frank from childhood as the father of her best friend, Hayley and the father figure she herself craved, Nancy has been playing a dangerous game - ensuring that Frank always remains off the police radar. When Frank is murdered Nancy finds herself at the centre of an investigation which will put her at risk of exposure and see her stalked by a killer intent on destroying her."The Level" will begin filming in London and Brighton during the spring of 2016.


For the Love of CarsFor the Love of Cars
Channel 4, 2014 Cancelled/Ended | Automobiles, Documentary, Biography | ► Trailer
Rating: 5/5

The series follows Philip Glenister and Ant Anstead who are on a mission as they scour the barns and lock ups looking for British wrecked treasures to bring to life.


From There to HereFrom There to Here
BBC One, 2014 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Family, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

From There to Here follows the Cotton family as they try to rebuild their lives after being caught up in an IRA explosion in a local pub. Set against the backdrop of the 1966 European Championship, the series explores the impact of the traumatic event on the family's relationships and their struggle to move forward.


Big SchoolBig School
BBC One, 2013 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Family | ► Trailer
Rating: 2.5/5

Big School is a hilarious comedy that takes place in a secondary school. Meet the dysfunctional staff, unrequited love, and interactive whiteboards. Get ready to laugh out loud as you follow the daily antics of the teachers and students. This show is a must-watch for anyone who enjoys a good laugh.


The Hollow CrownThe Hollow Crown
BBC Three, 2012 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Military/War, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

Experience the epic tale of power, family and politics in The Hollow Crown. Follow the rise and fall of three kings and their impact on history. With gripping drama and stunning visuals, this series brings to life the tumultuous reigns of England's monarchs. Don't miss this captivating journey.


Mad DogsMad Dogs
Sky 1, 2011 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Crime, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.3/5

A group of four fortysomething friends travel to Majorca for another mate's retirement party and are met with betrayal and murder.


HiddenHidden
BBC One, 2011 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Rating: 3/5

When the mysterious lawyer Gina Hawkes turns up asking Harry to find a missing alibi witness for her client he agrees to take on the job but is unwittingly drawn into investigating the death of his brother 20 years ago. Harry quickly finds himself caught up in a much bigger and more complex conspiracy that reaches deep into the heart of the British political system.


Demons (UK)Demons (UK)
ITV, 2009 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Family, Action, Adventure | ► Trailer
Rating: 3/5

Rupert Galvin and his friends fight demons in London in this six-part drama series that gives a modern twist to Bram Stoker's Dracula. Philip Glenister stars. The legacy of Dracula is revisited as Galvin and his godson take on the supernatural forces lurking in the city. Demons is a thrilling and suspenseful show.


Ashes to AshesAshes to Ashes
BBC One, 2008 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

DCI Alex Drake wakes up in 1981 after a terrible accident. She meets DCI Gene Hunt and his team, whom she recognizes from DCI Sam Tyler's reports about his trip to 1973. Ashes to Ashes is a TV series about a police detective who finds herself in a different time period. It premiered in 2008.


CranfordCranford
BBC One, 2007 Cancelled/Ended | Drama
Rating: 4.4/5

This historical five-part show based on three of Elizabeth Gaskell's novellas is brought to the BBC with an all-star cast including Judi Dench. The story follows the lives and loves of the inhabitants of the northern market town over a year in the mid 1800s.


Life on MarsLife on Mars
BBC One, 2006 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.1/5

A modern detective chief inspector is hit by a car and wakes up in 1973 while investigating a serial killer. He must adapt to solve crimes in a different era. As he tries to find a way back home, he must also navigate the challenges of working with an old-fashioned team and confront his own prejudices. A thrilling crime drama with a sci-fi twist.


VincentVincent
ITV, 2005 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mystery
Rating: 3/5

This exciting, fast-paced new drama series follows Vincent Gallagher, head of a team of private investigators who are the last resort for troubled people with nowhere left to turn.


Island at WarIsland at War
ITV, 2004 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Military/War, Mini-Series

Island at War is set on the fictitious Channel Island of Saint Gregory's during the Second World War. It tells the story of how three families are affected by German invasion. Made on location in Manchester, Cheshire and Isle of Man. GB. Granada Television.


Vanity Fair (1998)Vanity Fair (1998)
BBC One, 1998 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Romance
Rating: 3/5

"I am poor and put upon," concedes Becky Sharp during the first episode of Vanity Fair, but it rapidly becomes clear that she intends to change this situation, scrambling up the social ladder by exploiting her guile, good looks and the gullibility of doting males. In the light of her selfish, single-minded resolve to achieve success, Sharp may be viewed as an optimistic dreamer, pragmatic schemer, proto-feminist or a coquettish combination of all three.