In October 1994, Michelle and Sharon taped a conversation about their lives in general, but Sharon also admitted she slept with Phil, and the cassette was left lying around.
Grant played it on the way home from the brewery and found out.
Him and Grant have a brief fling with Julie Cooper.
Phil goes into a partnership with The Queen Victoria public house, along with his younger brother, Grant Mitchell (Ross Kemp), and Grant's fiancée, Sharon Watts (Letitia Dean) but they buy the upstairs house above it.
Phil got on with his life, sure that Frank was not coming back.
He fell apart and attacked Phil in the Arches, but Phil wanted him to so he could be punished. While recovering, Phil and Grant patched things up and they blamed it on Sharon, saying she did all the running.
Following a break-up from lover, Anne Howes, Phil and Sharon grow closer.
Sharon would usually turn to him when she and Grant had a row or Grant gained physical violence.
They sleep together, but she chooses to stay with Grant.He also bought Frank's share of the cafe for a knockdown price for his new girlfriend Kathy Beale.