Rhys Phillips

Pythagoras’ Trousers

Presented by Rhys Phillips

Wednesdays 7-8pm (repeated  Sundays 7-8am)

Rhys Phillips presents Radio Cardiff’s weekly science and technology magazine programme. Each week Rhys and his guests delve through the science behind the stories in the news, answer listener’s questions and do live science experiments in the studio.

With a focus on science research taking place in Wales and in depth interviews with well known science personalities, expect all aspects of science, technology, engineering and maths to be explored. Rhys is joined on air by a team of experienced reporters and contributors – Beth Berry, Indi Ghangrekar, Mélissa Azombo, Yasmin Ali, Jasmin Fox-Skelly, Matthew Tosh, Djuke Veldhuis, Chris North, Ed Gomez, Julia Lorke, Neil Monteiro, Huw James, Vince Knight, Tom Crick, Dean Burnett & Dominic Lenton.

Rhys cut his teeth in broadcasting on Xpress Radio at Cardiff University between 2006 and 2008 where he presented a weekly jazz magazine show and an award winning music quiz programme. He presented a series of jazz documentaries for Radio Cardiff in 2007/2008 and rejoined the station in 2010 when he launched Pythagoras’ Trousers.

He hosted Jazz Special for 4 years and has presented over 30 jazz documentaries for the station. He now presents his weekly Slice of Jazz which is broadcast on stations around the world. As well as presenting his weekly jazz and science programmes, he heads up the station’s news team and presents the weekly World News on Sunday.

Away from Radio Cardiff, Rhys protects aeroplanes from lightning strike damage for Airbus Group and is a co-founder of Cardiff Science Festival. He can also be found on stage with his jazz band Imperfect Tenth, his science variety night The Pythagorean Cabaret or calling ceilidhs with the Uisge Contra Band.

Did You Know?

Pythagoras’ Trousers is produced in association with The Institution of Engineering & Technology (external link) and sponsored by Airbus Group (external link).

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Email Rhys on rhys.phillips@radiocardiff.org.

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