Ian Rawlings as Philip Martin

Phil became a single parent after the tragic loss of his wife Julie. He struggled bringing up his three children Michael, Debbie and Hannah. After Michael and Debbie left home, Phil and Hannah made a good team. Ruth's arrival on the scene put a spanner in the works, creating quite a stir in the Martin household. Phil and Ruth were recently married, and the uniting of the two families has been full of excitement and dilemmas.

Ian's training has been extensive including time spent with South Australian Casting, the Australian Film and Television School, Tony Sheppard, Bob Tasman-Smith, the Australian College of Entertainers and Showbiz Performing Arts. His television credits include: The Power And The Passion, Sons And Daughters, Some Kind Of Friend and Mission Impossible. His theatre experience extends from The Club to The Sunshine Boys and Birdbath.