Best British podcasts we could find (Updated December 2018)
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The British Academy is the UK’s national body for the humanities and social sciences – the study of peoples, cultures and societies, past, present and future.
 
A podcast telling some of the famous and not so famous legends, stories and folklore of the British Isles in a haphazard order. Coming direct from South Yorkshire it is currently regularish, and will feature all of the above and whatever other miscellaneous snippets take my fancy
 
The day’s top stories from BBC News. Delivered twice a day on weekdays, daily at weekends
 
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The British Dream
Monthly
 
British politics is a of a nightmare to keep up with at the moment. Reading every think-piece or news story about how life is getting objectively worse would be enough to make your eyes fall out. That's why we created The British Dream, a podcast that pumps analysis of how everything is ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ directly into your ears. Stay positive.
 
A podcast following the Misadventures of British Pakistani who identifies as a Coconut - white on the inside, but brown on the outside
 
B.o.B Unsigned is one of the fastest growing music shows in the world played on over 80 FM stations in 16 countries.** Also available on iTunes: http://apple.co/1clvR9g **
 
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2 BRITISH NERDZ
Monthly
 
welocome to my page ! I'm DJ , soon to be entrepreneur and nerd ! 2 BRITISH NERDZ PODCAST bringing you news within pop culture with a twist of fun ! . this podcast is a mix of shows being segments from my video series Nerd Daily , Nerd sessions
 
Will Self takes a 1,000-mile tour of the UK by bus and coach, exploring urban Britain and British identity at a time of flux.
 
Podcast by British Boxing Blog
 
British GQ, the men’s magazine with an IQ, brings you Strike! The weekly Wednesday podcast features a slew of star guests, from footballers to film stars, invited on to discuss and debate all the latest football action. The podcast is hosted by GQ Style Fashion Director, Elgar Johnson.
 
A revision podcast from a student for students studying the new 1-9 GCSEs
 
Britflicks.com's weekly podcast. It regularly features: 1) British film makers 2) Supporters of the British film industry 3) Horror filmmakers/horror film lovers from around the world.4) "5 Great British Horror Films" podcast series... where horror film lovers get to wax lyrical about their 5 favourite British horror movies.Stuart Wright, the host, is a journalist turned screenwriter.
 
The Guardian's Culture podcast features the best of our original writing, drama, reviews and news. Our latest series is 'Adulting' the Guardian's first foray into original podcast content supported by Lloyds Bank.
 
Brexit Brits Abroad raises awareness of the key issues facing Britons living elsewhere in Europe as the United Kingdom prepares to leave the European Union. Hosted by Dr. Michaela Benson, it answers questions about who the British living and working in Europe are, what led to their migration, and the implications of Brexit for their everyday lives. Keeping a finger on the pulse of the negotiations, the series responds to issues as they unfold, providing up-to-date information and expert advi ...
 
Luke's English Podcast is an award-winning podcast for learners of English. Listen, learn and have fun while picking up natural British English as it really is spoken. http://teacherluke.co.uk
 
On The Island is a lively and informative blend of news, reviews and interviews, designed to keep Victorians informed about the issues that matter to them.
 
Rob and Tom dissect the British political landscape.
 
National and international news, sportsnews, business news and interviews.
 
Baking Bad - your weekly in-depth guide to all things Great British Bake Off or Great British Baking Show to our pals overseas! Join comedians and baking fans Ross Drummond, Sean Ford and Harry Monaghan as we deep dive into all things GBBO. We'll be Fielding your questions, talking about Toksvig and whether you're from Hollywood or Leith rest assured, if you knead to know it, we've got you covered.
 
Scientific principles, theory, and the role of key figures in the advancement of science.
 
The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) is a dynamic and independent business network with Accredited Chambers in every nation and region of the UK, and in key markets around the world.In these podcasts the BCC will seek to demonstrate our expertise regarding key issues that affect businesses across the country, and inform our members. Please check with the press office if you wish to use quotes from the podcast.
 
British Comedy Guide is a website all about UK comedy. We publish a number of different comedy podcast series.
 
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Appearances
Weekly
 
A British Vogue podcast hosted by Academy Award-winner and contributing editor Steve McQueen.
 
A Very British Horror is a podcast covering all aspects of British horror tv and film. Chris and Paul take a light-hearted look at the genre.
 
Two men who’ve spent a lifetime in the boxing game - Mike Costello and Steve Bunce - discuss the latest news and big fight nights, with special guests. New episodes every Monday.
 
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Sound of Cinema
Monthly+
 
Series of programmes exploring film music
 
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Analysis
Monthly+
 
Programme examining the ideas and forces which shape public policy in Britain and abroad, presented by distinguished writers, journalists and academics
 
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Byooti Podcast
Rare
 
Naomi and Ogaga are two Black British millennials living in London. Each fortnight the pair discuss Black culture, Black politics and Black entertainment. Welcome to the alternate world of Pro-Blackness!Hosts:NaomiTwitter: @NaeSimonEmail: naomi@20SomethingPodcast.comOgagaTwitter: @Dandy_Lord
 
British Android Havoc starring Teppo Tastic is a weekly Skype call where two friends sit down and chat about their week.
 
Morning Edition takes listeners around the country and the world with multi-faceted stories and commentaries every weekday. Hosts David Greene, Steve Inskeep, Noel King and Rachel Martin bring you the latest breaking news and features to prepare you for the day.
 
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The CyberWire
Daily
 
More signal, less noise—we distill the day’s critical cyber security news into a concise daily briefing.
 
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Silence Please
Weekly+
 
Heavyweights from the British advertising industry discuss themes from Bob Hoffman's new book Badmen, which slated the online advertising industry. Over six episodes titled Ad Tech, Tracking, Bullshit, The Duopoly, Digital Pollution and Creative Renaissance, Lee Henshaw of Silence Media invites industry professionals to join him in having the hard conversations our industry needs to have to survive.
 
Check in for a dose of stigma-break, humor-filling, empowerment building life hacks and motivation for all the “medically-adult-ish” young people. The InvisiYouth Chat Sessions: A Video Podcast Series, is part of InvisiYouth Charity. This international nonprofit helps teens and young adults with various chronic illnesses and disabilities gain the right lifestyle programs, empowerment and fun events to learn how to keep living life. Twice a month, our founder, Dominique Viel, will bring guest ...
 
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UK Export Advice
Rare
 
Are you a UK manufacturer? Hear case studies of how businesses just like yours have taken the plunge and grown their business through exporting. Don't wait for global competitors to come and take your business get out there and get a slice of the growing markets around the world. In this podcast you will hear exactly the steps UK businesses have taken to find and serve international buyers and advice from the UK's leading experts who can help you on your way to export success.
 
One in four of us will experience issues with our mental health, and sports men and women are no different. 'On the Sporting Couch', hosted by sports broadcaster and psychotherapist Gary Bloom, is a ground-breaking series of programmes that addresses mental health issues with sport. It features elite sportspeople who have been brave enough to undertake and share a therapy session to talk candidly about their struggles.
 
Intelligence Squared is the world’s leading forum for debate and intelligent discussion. Live and online we take you to the heart of the issues that matter, in the company of some of the world’s sharpest minds and most exciting orators. Join the debate at www.intelligencesquared.com and download our weekly podcast every Friday.
 
A Great British Baking Show fancast with Alex Flanigan and Andrew Giotta. Slightly dry, never overdone.
 
Morning Edition takes listeners around the country and the world with multi-faceted stories and commentaries every weekday. Hosts David Greene, Steve Inskeep, Noel King and Rachel Martin bring you the latest breaking news and features to prepare you for the day.
 
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Party Games
Monthly+
 
Cutting through the nonsense of British politics, a concise run through events at Westminster and beyond. "Quite funny" as one reviewer put it..
 
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Lexicon Valley
Monthly+
 
Lexicon Valley is a show about language, from pet peeves, syntax, and etymology to neurolinguistics and the death of languages. Hosted by linguist John McWhorter.
 
History! The most exciting and important things that have ever happened on the planet! Featuring reports from the weird and wonderful places around the world where history has been made and interviews with some of the best historians writing today. Dan also covers some of the major anniversaries as they pass by and explores the deep history behind today's headlines - giving you the context to understand what is going on today. Join the conversation on twitter: @HistoryHit Producer: Natt Tapl ...
 
This feed was created by mixing existing feeds from various sources.
 
Morning Edition takes listeners around the country and the world with multi-faceted stories and commentaries every weekday. Hosts David Greene, Steve Inskeep, Noel King and Rachel Martin bring you the latest breaking news and features to prepare you for the day.
 
The BHP is a chronological retelling of the history of Britain with a particular focus upon the lives of the people. You won’t find a dry recounting of dates and battles here, but instead you’ll learn about who these people were and how their desires, fears, and flaws shaped the histories of England, Scotland, and Wales.
 
A collection of podcasts covering all things paragliding including competitions, technique, meteorology, safety and XC flying
 
The Kootenays is a diverse region in the South East corner of British Columbia, Canada. Dense forests, rich farmland, high mountain peaks, and fresh clean rivers and lakes surround people from all walks of life who live, work and play here. Some of them also make a lot of really great music! This show is dedicated to the musicians and people who work alongside them to create a music scene that is as diverse and unique as the region they call home. This is the Sound Of The Kootenays!
 
The Tough Girl Podcast is all about inspiring and motivating YOU! I will be interviewing inspirational women from around the world, who’ve faced and overcome difficult challenges and situations, they will share their story, their knowledge and provide advice and essential tips for you to overcome your own personal challenges. Please check out the Tough Girl Challenges website - www.toughgirlchallenges.com and follow on twitter @_TOUGH_GIRL
 
Morning Edition takes listeners around the country and the world with multi-faceted stories and commentaries every weekday. Hosts David Greene, Steve Inskeep, Noel King and Rachel Martin bring you the latest breaking news and features to prepare you for the day.
 
Beowulf is a long narrative poem composed in Old English some time in between the 8th and 11th century AD. The only surviving manuscript that contains the poem is preserved in the British Library and it too was badly damaged by fire in 1731. It is considered to be the oldest surviving work of poetry in English and one of the rare pieces of vernacular European literature that has survived since Medieval times. A prince arrives to rid a neighboring country of a terrible monster. He mortally wo ...
 
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Delegates reach consensus on single set of rules. Also: US Interior Secretary to step down, Prada accessories recalled over blackface controversy and rare insight into reclusive musician, Kate Bush.
 
Dan sits down with James Holland to talk about Operation Argument in February 1944, the biggest air battle of World War 2. For more exclusive history interviews and documentaries, subscribe to History Hit TV. Producer: Natt Tapley Audio: Peter Curry
 
Researchers at Risk Based Security took a detailed look back at the 2014 Sony hack, comparing analysis that occurred while the facts were still unfolding with what we know, today. There are interesting lessons to be learned, especially when it comes to attribution. Brian Martin is V.P. of vulnerability intelligence at Risk Based Security, and h ...…
 
Shares in the US pharmaceutical giant plunged by more than ten per cent following the claims made by Reuters. The company's lawyers say its baby powder is safe and asbestos-free and the allegations are "one-sided, false and inflammatory". Also: sporadic violations of the ceasefire in the Yemeni port of Hodeidah; and Egypt's Mohamed Salah wins B ...…
 
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In today’s podcast, we hear about false flag cyberattacks that mimic state actors, especially Chinese state actors. Chinese intelligence services are prospecting US Navy contractors. Russia’s Fancy Bear continues its worldwide phishing campaign. ISIS claims the career criminal responsible for the Strasbourg Christmas market killings as one of i ...…
 
"We just keep knocking head against wall, [saying] 'the warning signs are there,'" says Mark Barden, who lost his son in the Sandy Hook shooting six years ago.
 
The Hodeidah agreement, sponsored by the UN, was reached during talks in Sweden. Also: proposals for an army in Kosovo enrages Serbia, and the jazz singer, Nancy Wilson, dies aged 81.
 
Florida GOP Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen tells NPR her party is "going backward," focusing on "the white, male conservative" with potentially dire consequences in a changing country.
 
As part of the farm bill, lawmakers on Capitol Hill have voted to ban cockfighting in Puerto Rico. The practice is already banned in all U.S. states, but the island has scores of cockfighting arenas.
 
NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Rep. Joaquin Castro, Democrat of Texas, about the death of a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl who was in custody after crossing the border.
 
Mexico proposed what it's calling a new Marshall Plan for Central America and it wants the U.S. to help pay for it. Critics say the new government of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is being naive.
 
Among the attendees to this year's climate conference were several major corporations, which are increasingly committed to reducing the emissions of their own operations.
 
A makeshift city full of refugees is the scene for the new off-Broadway play The Jungle. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with two of its actors, Ammar Haj Ahmad and Milan Ghobsheh.
 
NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Rep. Joaquin Castro, Democrat of Texas, about the death of a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl who was in custody after crossing the border.
 
The U.S. currently has more economic sanctions in place than at any other time in history. That begs the question: Do sanctions actually work?
 
Naloxone — a medication that reverses the effects of opioid overdoses — will be available at nearly 80 locations. The state has one of the nation's highest fatal overdose rates.
 
NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Rep. Joaquin Castro, Democrat of Texas, about the death of a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl who was in custody after crossing the border.
 
Steve Inskeep talks to Mayor Karen Weaver of Flint, Mich., three years after she declared a state of emergency in her city over lead seepage into drinking water.
 
Federal prosecutors are investigating President Trump's inaugural committee spending. The U.S. military may be asked to build a border wall. An effort to ban cockfighting in Puerto Rico is underway.
 
NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Rep. Joaquin Castro, Democrat of Texas, about the death of a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl who was in custody after crossing the border.
 
A 7-year-old girl who was detained by U.S. Border Patrol after crossing the border into New Mexico has died in custody. NPR talks to Nick Miroff, who covers national security for The Washington Post.
 
Wilson, who won three Grammy awards and recorded more than 60 albums, died at her California home Thursday at the age of 81. From 1996-2005, she hosted NPR's documentary series Jazz Profiles.
 
David Greene talks to Dave Levinthal, senior political reporter for the Center for Public Integrity, who led a team of journalists that looked into the issue, and shares its findings.
 
Cliff Farmer was a city council candidate from Hoxie, Ala., who didn't cast a vote in his own election — leading to a tie. On Thursday, he lost the tie-breaking roll of the dice.
 
Jack Makepeace, 24, turned his workspace into an elaborate ice castle guarded by penguins complete with a drawbridge. He sits inside the castle to do work and turns on the log fire screensaver.
 
The pace of enrollment in Affordable Care Act plans is slower than in past years. That could mean fewer people will have health coverage — or that more people are getting insurance via their work.
 
Barnie Botone's grandmother cried when he told her he was a locomotive engineer because an ancestor had been forcibly relocated by train. "The irony, it was too much to bear," he says at StoryCorps.
 
NPR's David Greene talks to Los Angeles Times film critic Ken Turan about the new movie The Mule, directed by and starring Clint Eastwood.
 
The president said in a tweet that if Congress does not fund construction of a border wall, he may ask the U.S. military to build it. There is no apparent support for such a move on Capitol Hill.
 
A 7-year-old girl who was detained by U.S. Border Patrol after crossing the border into New Mexico has died in custody. NPR talks to Nick Miroff, who covers national security for The Washington Post.
 
A 7-year-old girl who was detained by U.S. Border Patrol after crossing the border into New Mexico has died in custody. NPR talks to Nick Miroff, who covers national security for The Washington Post.
 
A 7-year-old girl who was detained by U.S. Border Patrol after crossing the border into New Mexico has died in custody. NPR talks to Nick Miroff, who covers national security for The Washington Post.
 
National Review editor Rich Lowry tells NPR's Rachel Martin that he believes it would be difficult to prosecute President Trump for a campaign finance violation, even after Trump is out of office.
 
Brexit has made many people pause to reflect on what it means to be British at this point in time. This is prominent theme in the interviews we have conducted with Britons living in the EU-27. In this episode, the project team reflect further on these conversations about Brexit, Britishness and belonging, highlighting how these reveal people’s ...…
 
Wilson, who won three Grammy awards and recorded more than 60 albums, died at her California home Thursday at the age of 81. From 1996-2005, she hosted NPR's documentary series Jazz Profiles.
 
Wilson, who won three Grammy awards and recorded more than 60 albums, died at her California home Thursday at the age of 81. From 1996-2005, she hosted NPR's documentary series Jazz Profiles.
 
Wilson, who won three Grammy awards and recorded more than 60 albums, died at her California home Thursday at the age of 81. From 1996-2005, she hosted NPR's documentary series Jazz Profiles.
 
"We just keep knocking head against wall, [saying] 'the warning signs are there,'" says Mark Barden, who lost his son in the Sandy Hook shooting six years ago.
 
"We just keep knocking head against wall, [saying] 'the warning signs are there,'" says Mark Barden, who lost his son in the Sandy Hook shooting six years ago.
 
"We just keep knocking head against wall, [saying] 'the warning signs are there,'" says Mark Barden, who lost his son in the Sandy Hook shooting six years ago.
 
David Greene talks to Dave Levinthal, senior political reporter for the Center for Public Integrity, who led a team of journalists that looked into the issue, and shares its findings.
 
David Greene talks to Dave Levinthal, senior political reporter for the Center for Public Integrity, who led a team of journalists that looked into the issue, and shares its findings.
 
David Greene talks to Dave Levinthal, senior political reporter for the Center for Public Integrity, who led a team of journalists that looked into the issue, and shares its findings.
 
Cliff Farmer was a city council candidate from Hoxie, Ala., who didn't cast a vote in his own election — leading to a tie. On Thursday, he lost the tie-breaking roll of the dice.
 
Cliff Farmer was a city council candidate from Hoxie, Ala., who didn't cast a vote in his own election — leading to a tie. On Thursday, he lost the tie-breaking roll of the dice.
 
Cliff Farmer was a city council candidate from Hoxie, Ala., who didn't cast a vote in his own election — leading to a tie. On Thursday, he lost the tie-breaking roll of the dice.
 
Labour's health spokesperson, Alan Kellyasked whether other projects - such as the new National Maternity Hospital at Elm Park - would be affected by the overrun
 
Chief Executive of Cork County Council Tim Lucey comments on remediation works on one of the most toxic sites in the country
 
Our Environment correspondent George Lee says today or early tomorrow it's hoped an agreement will approved on a Rulebook for the Paris Accord
 
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