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Best BBC Comedy podcasts we could find (updated March 2020)
Best BBC Comedy podcasts we could find
Updated March 2020
Updated March 2020
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A podcast from the QI offices in which the writers of the hit BBC show huddle around a microphone and discuss the best things they've found out this week. Hosted by Dan Schreiber (@schreiberland) with James Harkin (@jamesharkin), Andrew Hunter Murray (@andrewhunterm), and Anna Ptaszynski (#GetAnnaOnTwitter)
Sophie Duker, Heidi Regan and Ned Sedgwick are here to guide you through the bewildering pursuit of adulthood.
Clive Anderson and guests with an eclectic mix of conversation, music and comedy
The week's news stories lovingly bashed, mashed and moulded into sketches and one-liners by the public.
Scott & Chris entertain the nation – The podcast that walks the line between the funny, awkward and outrageous.
Brighten your week with the latest BBC Radio 4 comedy, introduced by Darren Harriott.
Download the best satirical comedy from Radio 4, every Friday. Features The News Quiz, The Now Show, Dead Ringers and Lobby Land.
Elis James and John Robins with big laughs and top quality #content. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org #elisandjohn
Behind every boring subject is another layer of boringness you could have never imagined. Presenter: James Ward Updated: Weekly
Imagine if your Dad wrote a dirty book. Most people would try to ignore it and pretend it had never happened - but not Jamie Morton. Instead, he's decided to read it to the world in this award-winning comedy podcast. With the help of his friends, James Cooper and BBC Radio 1's Alice Levine, Jamie will be reading a chapter a week and discovering more about his father than he ever bargained for.
Scott Mills and Chris Stark kick start the weekend with lots of laughs and entertainment. Just what you want on a Saturday morning! With your texts, tweets and calls.
Extended version of the topical panel show, featuring extra content you won't have heard in The News Quiz
Topical comedy panel show takes a satirical view of the week's headlines.
Comedy news quiz
Box set comedy from BBC Radio 4 featuring the funniest people around. The series will flip about once a month. For rights reasons, episodes will be available for 30 days.
In the dark, in bed with a friend, your tired mind can wander into brilliant and strange conversations.
Combative, provocative and engaging live debate examining the moral issues behind one of the week's news stories. #moralmaze
The latest news from the world of personal finance plus advice for those trying to make the most of their money.
A hilarious look at the volatile world of sport where guests compete for points with their sporting punditry. Informed comments are rewarded but witless outbursts are penalised.
Investigating every aspect of the food we eat
A frank look behind the scenes with broadcasters Jane Garvey and Fi Glover as guests from Radio, TV and podcasting share stories they probably shouldn’t. Released every Friday.
Daily chat, nonsense and extra fun after every Radio 1 Breakfast With Greg James.
Live magazine programme on the worlds of arts, literature, film, media and music
Obsessed With… is a TV companion podcast where celebrity superfans take a forensic look at some of the biggest phenomena on the small screen.
Capturing the nation in conversation to build a unique picture of our lives today and preserve it for future generations.
Comedian Jacob Hawley explores every corner of the UK drugs scene, from comedy clubs to rehab.
Ever felt like you should be better at feminism? Join comedian Deborah Frances-White and her guests for this comedy podcast, recorded in front of a live audience. Each week they discuss topics "all 21 first century feminists agree on" while confessing their insecurities, hypocrisies and fears that underlie their lofty principles. Deborah Frances-White is the 2016 Writers' Guild Award Winner for Best Radio Comedy for her hit BBC Radio 4 series Deborah Frances-White Rolls the Dice. She is an E ...
Iain Lee (11 O’Clock Show, Radio 4, talkRADIO) and Katherine Boyle (BBC, talkRADIO) present a phone in show with a difference. With the help of a live audience, as well as callers on Skype and telephone, they’ll guide you along a path strewn with random thoughts and obscure musings.
Glyn Fussell lifts the wig on UK Drag with a weekly dose of fabulous Queens from RuPaul to Blackpool. With Michelle Visage, Jodie Harsh, Little Mix, Sam Smith PLUS Greg James.
Zoe and the team pick their highlights of the week including the biggest showbiz guests!
Can talking about death, loss and grief help us to live? This could be the most important podcast of your afterlife...
News, views and information for people who are blind or partially sighted
Dimsdale podcasts, Full cast Radio Dramas, audio books, OTR old time radio, all in one podcast, New episode every day. Keep checking back for more. Goto www.dimsdale.co.uk and check out the latest releases and podcasts, all for free in easy to consume source. Ideal for your favourite podcast player.
The best of Steve N Allen’s daily sketches from the BBC Radio Kent Breakfast show…and other stuff
The funniest bits of the week from Toby’s weekday breakfast show on BBC Radio Sheffield, with topical chat and the best callers in local radio!
The history podcast for people who don’t like history… and those who do. Greg Jenner brings together the best names in comedy and history to learn and laugh about the past.
Comedian Tez Ilyas presents a stand-up show about life as a British Muslim.
Highlights from Adam Buxton and Joe Cornish's show at the Big British Castle, as broadcast on BBC 6 Music.
Tom Neenan is a man. But he's also one of the Good Guys. His podcast will examine, explore, and maybe end all social injustice by explaining how you can be as good a guy as he is.
"Agatha Christie BBC - 16. Hercule Poirot - Murder on the Orient Express" from archive.org was assembled into the "Dimsdale" podcast by Fourble.Episode 911 of 948.
Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis get to grips with the continuing COVID-19 lock-down and disruption with sketches and guestsWith comedians Ellie Taylor, Kai Samra, and Dominic Frisby.Written by the cast, with additional material from Jenny Laville, Robin Morgan, Hannah Fairweather and Simon AlcockProducer Julia McKenzieA BBC Studios Production…
Nikki Bedi and Sara Cox are joined by Amrita Acharia, Pete Paphides and Jimmy Akingbola for an eclectic mix of conversation, music and comedy. With music from Bombay Bicycle Club.By BBC Radio 4
This week the Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced the Government’s much anticipated help package for the self employed. Only about two thirds of an estimated 6m workforce will gain anything, leaving over a million people without help. We look at the package in more detail, including the changes to benefits and hear top tips for getting paid in a timel…
Presenter Rick Edwards, former England Netball player Tamsin Greenway, broadcaster Dougie Anderson and comedian Adam Rowe join Colin Murray for an hour of sporting punditry, humour and entertainment.Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and passion, but taken away for nonsense and answers lacking in conviction.In the final round, the top two…
Scott and Chris catch up with Spice Girl Mel C at home, Richard Osman plays the Upside Down Quiz, they find questions Judy Murray has never been asked before, and Russell Kane takes on England international Lucy Bronze in the Pop Quiz Champions League.By BBC Radio 5 live
Disco legend Gloria Gaynor made headlines earlier this month when her TikTok video encouraging people to wash their hands to her hit I Will Survive went viral. She joins us from her home in South Carolina, to discuss winning a Grammy for her latest album Testimony, and how she's keeping busy in self-isolation. As galleries and art centres close the…
Fi and Jane are both at home, but that doesn't stop them or their guest. This week it's the author and journalist Jonathan Freedland.The ladies manage to link up via videoconferencing and despite a few technical glitches they came together on Wednesday 25th March 2020. They compare their approaches to adjusting to life in a pandemic, there are miss…
As we all remain socially distant, Elis and John bring you another fantastic Unsung Hero that pulls on all the heartstrings, John's had a golf course built for him whilst in isolation, and Elis goes to great lengths for that all-important vitamin D.By BBC Radio 5 live
Dan, James, Anna and Alex discuss 4-D, I.D., STDs and why we're all a little bit jealous of Jessica Alba. Visit nosuchthingasafish.com for news about live shows, merchandise and more episodes.By The QI Elves
Des Clarke takes a satirical sledgehammer to the week's headlines with guests Stuart Mitchell, Elaine Malcolmson, Ray Bradshaw and Ashley StorrieBy BBC Radio Scotland
Greg Jenner is joined by historian Gabby Storey and comedian Rachel Parris to take a look at the action-packed life of Eleanor of Aquitaine. She was the only woman ever to be queen of both England and France. She took to the seas on a crusade and packed her entire household with her. She bore ten children and defended a castle, yet most of her life…
"Agatha Christie BBC - 15. Hercule Poirot - Lord Edgware Dies" from archive.org was assembled into the "Dimsdale" podcast by Fourble.Episode 910 of 948.
Newsjack's plucky younger sibling where each week, Eshaan Akbar transforms the news into sketches and one-liners with the help of the Great British public.This week Eshaan is joined at a safe distance by Thanyia Moore as they discuss the country's reaction to the lockdown, Rishi Sunak's magic powers and how moving the Olympics online might work.Pro…
The bestselling children’s book series The Snow Spider has been adapted for TV by award-winning writer, poet and playwright Owen Sheers. It is a fantasy drama that follows nine-year-old Gwyn as he discovers his magical powers and his family connection to the Welsh myths of the Mabinogion. Owen tells us how he adapted a much-loved classic.Booker lon…
The alarm bells are sounding, one of pops greatest, Dua Lipa delivers her new song and chats to Scott and Chris. Also highlights of when Cheryl went up against Superfan Steve, a brilliant Whooo Game and another Don't Look It Up Quiz.By BBC Radio 1
Some of the UK’s national parks saw visitor numbers soar to bank holiday levels over the weekend. The message about social distancing and self-isolation is taking time to sink in. "Life should not feel normal," said the Scottish First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon. If it does, she added, “You should ask if you are doing the right things." The public’s …
Big Narstie calls up some listeners using a myriad of crazy accents, TV's Reverend Kate Bottley helps out listener Sophie with a marriage problem and we hear from listeners in new relationships that have taken the plunge and have decided to isolate together.By BBC Radio 1
As we get older, going out and getting lit sinks lower on the priority list. Sophie Duker, Heidi Regan and Ned Sedgwick are joined by comedian Michael Odewale to discuss drinking, dancing, dining and D&D. Sophie thinks we all need a release, Heidi busts some alcohol myths, Ned raps (!) and Steve Ali puts everything into perspective with tales from …
Tom Allen, Suzi Ruffell and Harriet Braine paint a wonky picture of the great artist.By BBC Radio
"Agatha Christie BBC - 14. Hercule Poirot - Peril at End House" from archive.org was assembled into the "Dimsdale" podcast by Fourble.Episode 909 of 948.
Singer and fiddle player Eliza Carthy, daughter of folk doyens Norma Waterson and Martin Carthy, is known as a folk musician but, while being steeped in traditional music, she has wide musical horizons. Her new album Through that Sound (My Secret was Made Known) is a collection of her own songs. It’s a collaboration with musician and producer Ben S…
We relive another classic Superfan Steve moment, play radio’s most loved quiz, Don’t Look It Up and one of the team desperately needs a haircut…what are we going to do?By BBC Radio 1
Announcements from the Government are coming thick and fast about the help available for small business in these difficult times.An expert panel joins Adam Shaw to discuss and answer your questions on what assistance might be on offer.We also look at issues facing the self-employed and discuss what support is currently out there for them. Get in to…
Joe Lycette (or should we say Hugo) calls to let us know how he’s coping in lockdown, Jordan North (or should we say North-Korea) is learning how to speak Korean BTS style, and Ali Plumb (or should we say ..err Ali Plumb) gives us the lowdown on all the wonderful stuff to watch on our screens.By BBC Radio 1
Comedian Jacob Hawley explores the UK drugs scene. This week, he heads to Bradford to find out more about prescription drug abuse - people using and becoming addicted to drugs that you can get from your doctor or over the counter at a pharmacy. He hears from young people about what new drugs are coming through, talks to Dr Kevin Sabet in America ab…
As Elis, John and Producer Dave continue to remain socially distant, thoughts inevitably turn to pubs, darts and strategically placed awards. #elisandjohnBy BBC Radio 5 live
"Agatha Christie BBC - 13. The Sittaford Mystery" from archive.org was assembled into the "Dimsdale" podcast by Fourble.Episode 908 of 948.
Poet Laureate Simon Armitage talks about his new poetry collection Magnetic Field: the Marsden Poems, which is inspired by the West Yorkshire village he grew up in.As classical musicians struggle to cope with the loss of their income due to the cancellation of all concerts, Samira is joined by music critic Anna Picard, Deborah Annetts of the Incorp…
Everyone’s favourite Cider maker is back to cheer up the nation with his amazing laugh, we re-live a classic Superfan Steve vs Gemma Collins, and another round of our big quiz – Don’t Look It Up.By BBC Radio 1
Greg speaks to comedian Katherine Ryan who has some serious questions about the lockdown, more stories of “Everyone’s Rubbish” including a man inviting a prison break and a challenge is set to Radio 1’s very own Jordan North.By BBC Radio 1
Recorded across the UK in Crystal Palace (Elis), Amersham (John) and Stockport (Producer Dave), enjoy the first instalment of Elis and John’s Isolation Tapes. More to follow!By BBC Radio 5 live
"Agatha Christie BBC - 10. Miss Marple - Murder at the Vicarage" from archive.org was assembled into the "Dimsdale" podcast by Fourble.Episode 907 of 948.
Front Row has announced Valeria Luiselli the winner of the 2020 Rathbones Folio book prize for her novel Lost Children Archive and John Wilson speaks live to Valeria from her home in New York. This Tuesday sees the UK launch of Disney+, the new television streaming service from the second largest media company in the world. As well as all their cla…
Scott & Chris aim to relieve the nation from boredom with a new super quiz called Don't Look It Up! Also we hear an amazing music performance from a top opera singer and Ask Me Anything brings us Terry Turbo - who's fast...but fast at what?By BBC Radio 1
Fake news with Shannon and Fact Controller with Róisín and Sideman bring up the usual bizarre situations, Burnley V Watford is the latest RPS fixture and Radio 1’s money-saver turns life-saver as Matt Edmonson gives an important announcement.By BBC Radio 1
The Guilty FeministPresented by Deborah Frances-White and Sindhu Vee Episode 194: The End of the Worldwith special guest Nadine Tunasi and music from Amrit Kaur Lohia Recorded 16 March 2020 at Kings Place in London. Released 23 March 2020. The Guilty Feminist theme by Mark Hodge and produced by Nick Sheldon. Please support us on Patreon so we can c…
What do we all use, but never visit? The sound artist Matt Parker takes us inside the bizarre world of remote Data Centres, where our wireless world is powered by rows and rows of computers running all day, everyday.But what is the true cost of these centres to our planet? What do they sound like? And why does one have an empty white room with an e…