A lot of people have been asking me about the film I made for Sky Atlantic – Big Phil’s War: Fighting ISIS – how it came about and whether there will be another one? To answer the last question first – yes, but getting these things together is hard, so you’ll have to wait a while! And how did it come about – well that’s what I’m going to write about for the next few weeks, as well as the stories behind what happened on screen, and all the stuff we never showed!
I first had the idea when I was talking to my producer Toby Sculthorp. When I’d first met Toby a few years ago he had given me one very simple piece of advice.
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