If you ruled the world…

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I’m honoured to have been asked to act in “What if Scientists Ruled the World” – a forum theatre piece run by Rebus Theatre for the Australian Academy of Science and Falling Walls Festival, based in Berlin

The audience has a chance to prevent disaster (which I will surely cause… cos I am scripted that way).

It’s an amazing process to build this story in a week with the talented folk from Rebus Theatre.

Join in – wherever you are in the world, and let’s work out a way to unfuck the world!

Find out more and register at the Academy of Science website.

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Using AI to study Humans Falling Over

Dr Maryam Ghahramani from University of Canberra gives a lovely talk about her work on balance in humans. Because of her humour and charisma it’s a great pub science communication about human healthThis set is also part of the Phil Up On Science – 2021 International Women’s Day in the Pub Show.

To develop your own sci comm skills with Dr Phil, visit the Science Communication training page.

Also, if you’d like a pub night about your science, find out more at the Science In the Pub page.

This set filmed March 9, 2021, at Smiths Alternative in Canberra, Australia, by Sandie Walters.

Above all, sponsored by the Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Canberra.

In conclusion,  music used is Electricity by Phil Dooley; Thing Theme by Phil Dooley and Chris Stewart.

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Adelaide Fringe shows!

Excited to be in Adelaide in 2019 for my first Fringe!  Doing seven shows in six days, all at the Rob Roy Hotel, 106 Halifax St South Adelaide.

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Tuesday 12th March: Physics in the Pub  (booked out)

 

 

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Wednesday 13 March – Solo Show

The Most Amazing Planet in the Universe – an Astronomer’s Ode to Earth

 

 

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Thursday 14th March – Sunday 17th March

The Poet’s Guide to Science – a hilarious play of modern dilemmas, featuring working scientists

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A Song of Sustainability

A highlight of my shows is singing the wonderful words of Katie Goodman from Broad Comedy. Here I am doing it in Sustainable Stand Up, Canberra, August 2017. Language warning folks!

It seems to inspire,  touch the crowd’s hearts and set them singing. Will it change the world?

Let’s all be unfuckers!

Original by Katie is here:

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The Most Amazing Planet – Dr Phil on Tour

Tickets on sale now for shows in Canberra, Melbourne and Adelaide Fringe.  Melbourne earlybird tickets on sale until the Friday 11 January – snap them up!

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An Astronomers Ode to Earth

We like to think we are special and we live on the only planet. But astronomers have recently discovered thousands of weird and wonderful planets orbiting other stars – there may be billions more.

But Earth is still the most amazing planet – the reasons why will surprise you.

If an alien were to visit, they would be astounded. Earth is shrouded in a corrosive and unstable gas, oxygen. Water regularly falls from the sky in liquid and even solid form (rocks falling from the sky?!).

And there are bizarre organisms covering the land that are green: logically, plants should be purple!

Dr Phil’s songs and stories will take you on a trip around the cosmos and reveal the surprising things that make our world special.

An uplifting show that will thrill you, entertain you and wow you.

Dr Phil is a physicist, entertainer, pianist and singer. He’s performed shows in Science shows and festivals around the world including Glasgow, Sydney, and London. By day he’s a science writer for Cosmos Magazine, New Scientist, Australian Geographic and more, and was selected for the 2018 Anthology of Best Australian Science Writing.

Catch the show in

Canberra: 29 January 2019, Smiths Alternative

Melbourne: 4 – 9 February 2019, The Butterfly Club

Adelaide Fringe: 13 March 2019, Rob Roy Hotel

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