far from controversy, invariably compassionate, frequently
infuriating, arguably intelligent and above all unique.. and
that's just Roger! With a reputation like this it's no wonder
Roger's phone-in is essential daily listening for thousands
Phillips listening to callers
by many as the country's top 'devil's advocate', Roger Phillips
has the unenviable task of getting callers to defend their
views. "Everyone has an opinion about everything and we're
never short of people who want to express their views on the
phone-in ... they are definitely never backward in coming
forward on Merseyside!"
has lived and worked on Merseyside since the early 1970's.
Before he began presenting the Radio Merseyside Lunchtime
Phone-in programme, he had a variety of jobs, from a salesman
for a graphic designer, to an actor in the West End and Liverpool's
|Roger 'Best Dressed man 1979'
issues that matter to Merseysiders, Roger's broadcasting abilities
have been recognized on many occasions. He is the winner of
countless awards, most notably the Gold Sony Award Winner
for 'News And Talk Broadcaster Of The Year 2000', National
Union Of Journalists Broadcaster Of The Year and BT's National
Broadcaster Of the Year.
July 2001 Roger was honoured by both of Liverpool's universities.
He was made an honorary doctor of laws by Liverpool University
and recieved an honorary fellowship from Liverpool John Moores
Whatever your views on the topics of the
day, Roger Phillips on BBC Radio Merseyside is the person
Call Roger weekdays from 12pm on 0151 709 9333, or email