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Philip McGough

Last updated 27 July 2014

Philip McGough
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Philip McGough


Phillip McGough is an English television actor best known for his 2010 role of Dr. Charlie Bradfield in the BBC Birmingham based soap opera, Doctors.

McGough was cast as secret service detective Edwin Woodhall in the Alan Bleasdale-written drama The Monocled Mutineer and appeared in Brookside as Charlie Dawson who at first appeared to be a friend of Heather Haversham's then husband but turned out to be a drug dealer. 

He appeared as Sergeant Calder, a member of the British Army's bomb disposal squad, in the 1984 Doctor Who story Resurrection of the Daleks.  He recorded alien voices for Doctor Who:The Stolen Earth but the scene was cut before filming.

McGough is also famous for playing the character of "Arnie" in a classic episode of Only Fools and Horses - 'Chain Gang'. However he is very well known to television viewers as Dr. Malcolm Nicholson in Bad Girls, a role he played from 2000 to 2001 and again from 2003 to 2005. In 2006, he guest-starred in the audio drama Sapphire and Steel: Perfect Day. McGough also featured in an episode of the popular British mystery series Jonathan Creek.

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