Updated 11th March 2003
Appeared: 7th November 2001 - 19th July 2002
The small Profile that was on the old Official Site :-
Actor: Mark Jardine
Phil left his alcoholic wife to come and join Maggie in Emmerdale. The move had been sudden and he finds himself dealing with a new and unexpected environment. He was awkward with Craig and Lucy, and tried to find his feet in the new family set-up.
His relationship with Maggie has been put under a lot of strain with the friction between his daughter Jess and Maggie. Phil is constantly stuck in the middle of the warring females. Recently Nicola Blackstock, one of Maggie’s staff at the holiday village, has begun to throw a spanner in the works for the couple.
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Character: Phil Weston
Love Life: Came to Emmerdale with Maggie as his new partner, recently split from his wife, Anne-Marie
Child: Jess, daughter
First Appearance: November 7th 2001
Last Appearance: 19th July 2002
Played by: Mark Jardine
Age: early to mid forties
Phil arrived with Maggie, her children and his daughter Jess. He had recently split up with his alchoholic wife, Anne-Marie. Jess and Maggie didn’t see eye to eye at all. They fought over minor things.
Phil was stuck in the middle, but got on with Craig and Lucy. Jess continued to try and break up the new family and soon teamed up with Nicola. Nicola plotted against Maggie, and was very friendly towards Phil.
But Maggie and Phil’s relationship survived. In the end Jess left the village with her mother. Phil was upset about this, but soon got over it. Phil got a job working for Tate Trash.
The latest spoilers suggest that Phil and Maggie will split up around the 19th July 2002 following her fling with Rodney Blackstock.
Updated 6th September 2002:
In July, Phil visited Anne-Marie and Jess, and got some shocking news when he returned to find out from Nicola (of all people) that Maggie had slept with Rodney, so she could get a job.
In the Woolpack (whenever there is a fight in a soap, why is it always in the pub not in Café Hope or the B&B!) there was of course a fight.
It starts off with Phil hitting Rodney. Nicola then says "Get off him, he has a heart condition" Maggie slaps Nicola, who slaps Maggie back. Then Nicola grabs a cake and (as if it wasn't bad enough) shoves the cake in Maggie's face. You are left deeply upset for Peg, whose leaving party was ruined by the fight. (We had to endure Peg for another three episodes!)
Phil left shortly afterwards, after a heart to heart with Maggie.
Has just left his alcoholic wife to come and join Maggie in Emmerdale. The move has been very sudden and he finds himself dealing with a new and unexpected environment. He is awkward with Craig and Lucy, still trying to find his feet in the new family set-up.