Best britain podcasts we could find (Updated April 2018)
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Britain at Sea
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Admiral Lord West tells the story of the Royal Navy during the 20th century.
 
The book follows Jeffery Farnol as he visits a number of key locations around Britain and on the continent, each demonstrating how members of English society have come together to work towards the goal of "defeating the hun". On a visit to a naval dockyard, he reports on how the ships are being constructed, takes us on a tour of a destroyer and introduces us to the crew. He also visits a machine gun factory, and discovers how the great guns are built. His tour continues onto the continent wh ...
 
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Computing Britain
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Hannah Fry looks back at 75 years of computing history to reveal the UK's lead role in developing the technologies we rely on today
 
Where does the centre-left belong in the modern world? Alison McGovern, Richard Angell and Conor Pope look at the ideas and the people to take us forward in the regular podcast from Progress.
 
Andrew Dilnot, chair of the UK Statistics Authority, brings to life the numbers that highlight the patterns and trends that have transformed Britain
 
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Brexit Britain
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How is Brexit Britain affecting your life? Six people’s personal views on what’s happening to the UK, recorded as they go about their normal lives.
 
Welcome to the Walks Around Britain podcast - our monthly walking and outdoor podcast.
 
Rick Steves Britain (Beyond London) is a collection of "Travel with Rick Steves" radio interviews featuring travel tips and lessons from Rick and the expert teachers who guide Rick Steves' tours around Britain. Whether you're heading off on your own or taking a guided tour, Rick Steves Britain (Beyond London) will help you enjoy the richest and most meaningful travel experience possible. Audio tour content is excerpted from Rick Steves Great Britain guidebook. All rights reserved. You'll als ...
 
Matt Lucas and David Walliams, stars of the irreverent BBC comedy series "Little Britain", bring their unique characters and brand of laughs to the Apple Store SoHo just prior to the premiere of their all-new HBO comedy series LITTLE BRITAIN USA. Written and created by Lucas and Walliams, the six-episode season of the show kicked off Sunday, September 28, debuting immediately following new episodes of the hit comedy series "Entourage."
 
Eat Better - Chloe Archard (www.paleo-britain.co.uk) and Dr. Tommy Wood (www.drragnar.com) cover some of the common questions surrounding diet and health.Disclaimer: Podcasts do not replace advice from your own qualified medical practitioner who will be familiar with your own individual health concerns.
 
Britain's Finest is one of the most authentic Beatles tribute band to emerge in the last 20 years. Based in Hollywood, California this "All-Star" cast has been rapidly gaining both national and international attention with their hauntingly accurate recreation of all the iconic eras in The Beatles history. The show can be tailored to suit your preference from 30 minutes to 2 full hours. You can choose from their various costumes such as the "Mop Top", Sgt. Pepper's or the Abbey Road / Let It ...
 
Welcome to the Walks Around Britain podcast - our monthly walking and outdoor podcast.
 
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Wildest Britain
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Writer, aikido sensei, Pyrenean Mountain Dog owner, 80s music obsessive and explorer of the wilder side of Britain.
 
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Modern Britain
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Modern Britain
 
Iain Dale and Shelagh Fogarty bring you the latest political news, analysis and debate leading up to the General Election on 8th June. Who will be the next Prime Minister – Theresa May of the Conservatives or Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn?
 
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Quintessential Voices is Britain's biggest conversation, celebrating women of colour. Get ready to smile, laugh, cry and learn after listening to the stories which focus on the lives and journeys of BAME women in Britain today. Some of those voices will be famous ones, others will be voices you might never have heard, yet each one of them will entertain you. My guests will be drawn from across the generations, and they’ll come from all walks of life. But the things they’ll have in common are ...
 
A podcast for each day of the Battle of Britain detailing aircraft crashes, engagements, targets and places
 
A regular podcast telling the story of England with warmth and wit and enthusiasm. The story of the great names and the events that made England the mosaic it is today; the daily lives of the people who made it so. We take a chronological approach, from the cataclysmic end of Roman Britain, all the way through to the present day – when we get there! Along the way we follow the major highways of history, and some of the side roads too – what it was like to live in the Middle Ages, why the dif ...
 
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Georgian Britain
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Georgian Britain
 
Producers of the most popular science programme on #Spreaker and #Veetle
 
YE SHALL RECEIVE POWER
 
Mapping Britain - Audio
 
The 2014 Dunlop MSA Formula Ford Championship of Great Britain will be contested over 30 races, offering what is believed to be the highest number of races of any junior single-seater formula, giving drivers the maximum competitive time behind the wheel and exceptional value for money.The combination of 10 events in front of the BTCC’s massive spectator fanbase, allied to the speed and durability of the new Formula Ford EcoBoost 200 – not to mention the exciting new element that will come wi ...
 
David Haye, Amir Khan, Carl Froch and Anthony Ogogo open up to Johnny Nelson about their careers, ambitions and personal lives.
 
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Tate Events
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This podcast presents highlights from Tate's wide-ranging programme of talks, symposiums and live events at all four Tate galleries.
 
Exhibition Modern Britain - Audio Guide
 
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Mens Rea Podcast
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Mens Rea is a bi-weekly true crime podcast, discussing grzzly crimes from Ireland and the UK
 
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English Programme
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Producers of the most popular science programme on #Spreaker and #Veetle
 
Each week, join Olivia Lee straight after the main show for the official Britain's Next Top Model podcast. Olivia will be catching up on all the main events from the show as well as dishing up behind the scenes gossip, uncut interviews with the girls and finding out what our judges Lisa Snowdon, Huggy Ragnarsson and Louis Mariette really think of this year's hopefuls. Make sure you subscribe to receive' Get The Look' style tips, exclusive footage and a chance to enter this year's Britain's N ...
 
Hello - I'm Barry Patterson, traveller and legend. Join me as I travel the height and width of the country, fingering the pulse of the nation. "Barry combines the grit of Michael Palin with the acerbic wit of Fearne Cotton" (Practical Pig Magazine)
 
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Anglo Saxon England Podcast
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This is the story of how a new country and culture emerged from the chaos of the Dark Ages; and the story of the period that laid the foundations of modern England. Now forms the first 21 episodes of The History of England
 
Assisted Suicide in Britain - UCL & Bindman Debate 2009 - Video
 
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Scottish History
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Do you want to know more about Scottish history?This podcast will help you discover what made our wee nation into what it is today.
 
Assisted Suicide in Britain - UCL & Bindman Debate 2009 - Audio
 
This is Not Another Fake NewsCast, A lighthearted but informative look at the current Fake news stories, each month we aim to provide an episode with an over arching theme with some lighthearted humor thrown in.
 
Listen to the weekly sermons and other recorded lectures of Fr. Gregory and stay connected to the Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom.
 
It's no secret that most of the gaming news out there is based out of the US. So, it's about time that there was a gaming podcast that brings you the best of British - and that show is the BigRedBarrel UK Podcast. Make sure you join your hosts Dan, Tim and Jon (formally known as Yamster, Capn Average & Mighty Mutt) for your weekly fix of British gaming news and reviews. Cups of tea and crumpets are entirely optional.
 
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TateShots
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Welcome to TateShots, our weekly programme for art junkies everywhere. TateShots presents a selection of short videos, with a focus on modern and contemporary art. Send feedback to tateshots@tate.org.uk.
 
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Simply Scottish
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Scottish history and culture with the best music from Scotland's new and established artists. Your half-hour dose of all things Scottish every other week!
 
The Riot Act was passed by the British Parliament in 1714, the first year of the reign of George I, and came into effect in August 1715. This was a time of widespread social disturbance, as the preamble describes; the Act sought to put an end to this. A group of twelve or more people, “being unlawfully, riotously and tumultuously assembled”, would be read a proclamation; they must disperse within an hour, on pain of death. The same fate would befall anyone preventing the reading of the procl ...
 
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Radio 4 Quiz
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Intelligent and challenging quiz games on BBC Radio 4. Featuring Round Britain Quiz, Counterpoint and Brain of Britain with Quiz Masters including Paul Gambaccini.
 
We live in a time of hunger, pestilence, famine and wasps. So let us stick together. Join us, friends; two British men with fists full of emotion and a bucket full of answers. Recoil with us as we tackle the horrors of carpet shops, laugh with us as we skirt the issue of quantum mechanics and join with us as, together, we change the course of human history. For the better.
 
Rick Steves London Audio Tours provide humorous and insightful commentary on the art and history of London's most notable museums and historic sites. Each tour includes a PDF companion map, downloadable at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours. Subscribe to get them all! Excerpted from the Rick Steves London guidebook. All rights reserved. You'll find related travel information for these destinations at http://www.ricksteves.com/audiotours.
 
Come for the political analysis, stay for the bad jokes and wrong predictions. Not Enough Champagne is run by Steve Haynes, who in a previous life was a Parliamentary Candidate for the Liberal Democrats, and Cory Hazlehurst, a Labour activist who has written about politics for the New Statesman. We try to work out what the hell is going on with British Politics and take a step back to shed new light on issues most news outlets don't talk about.
 
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The Untold
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Grace Dent presents a series documenting the untold dramas of 21st-century Britain.
 
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Jane Austen is one of Britain's favourite authors, but Austen's appeal reaches far beyond the shores of her birthplace; her writing is universal.In this podcast, we met Laaleen Sukhera, British-Pakistani writer, media consultant, founder of the Jane Austen Society of Pakistan and creator of 'Austenistan'.The anthology of seven short stories are ...…
 
Dozens of Commonwealth Heads of Government are meeting in London, in an event chaired by Queen Elizabeth II. It's meant to focus on the future of the Commonwealth, but much discussion this week has been about Britain's imperial past. Should Britain apologize for wrongs committed during the period of its empire? Or, is it time to move forward an ...…
 
We speak to orchid experts at the recent RHS London Orchid Show and Plant Fair to get top tips on how to grow these most alluring of houseplants. Author and naturalist Jon Dunn shares his love of the native orchids that grow across the British Isles. Plus we talk to the people behind the incredible orchid displays planned for this year's RHS Ch ...…
 
In this episode, you’ll learn what’s so great about Britain, and how guest Gavin Landry targets potential visitors by tapping into what they love about travel. Gavin Landry serves as Executive Vice President for the Americas for VisitBritain. Gavin has a strong background in business and leisure tourism and has held several senior posts in the ...…
 
Jeremy Stöhs is an Austrian-American defense analyst at the Institute for Security Policy at Kiel University and its adjunct Center for Maritime Security & Strategy. I interviewed him about his new book “The Decline of European Naval Forces.” 1:28 – Jeremy talks about where his interest in history started. His parents were his first inspiration ...…
 
West Coast Cookbook & Speakeasy is Now Open! 8am-9am PT/ 11am-Noon ET for our especially special Daily Specials; Tarrytown Chowder Tuesdays!Starting off in the Bistro Cafe, Senator Chris Murphy considers Trump’s “slow-motion car crash” foreign policy as further proof Donnie Two Scoops has been compromised by Vladimir Putin.Then, on the rest of ...…
 
Sean Conway (@Conway_Sean) is an endurance adventurer who, among other things, has cycled, swum and run the length of Great Britain in a triathlon of incredible feats. His books, Lands End to John O’Groats, Hell and High Water, and Running Britain, each tell the tale of these three journeys. Sean previously attempted to cycle around the world b ...…
 
In tonights episode of #CommonSenseRadio Susan blows up Attorney client privilege, Mississippi law bans abortion after 15 weeks. Britain says MAGA Make Abortion Great Again, Planned Parenthoods text/chat feature and ur Pregnancy service alert!!!
 
Syria & Chemical Weapons - The Pentagon says these strategic attacks have set back the Syrian chemical capabilities for years. President Trump declared “mission accomplished” after U.S. military forces carried out missile strikes with Britain and France against Syrian chemical-weapons facilities. Do we have proof that the Syrian government used ...…
 
Want to hear a British guy & Polish girl discuss differences in their countries, their views on being patriotic to one’s country as well as the “separation of church & state” or lack thereof as well as numerous other topics? Well then be sure to check out part 2 of episode 19 of Genuine Chit-Chat! In this part, Mike & Justyna continue their dis ...…
 
The United States, Britain and France order airstrikes to target chemical weapon sites in Syria; a child refugee on Nauru has been allowed to travel to Australia for urgent medical treatment, and Sydney FC lift the Premiers Plate.
 
In which Shree talks to Dr. Saurabh Jha, an Assistant Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania who tweets @RogueRad. He’s very interested in how people enjoy social media, and why tweets should be informative and incisive rather than being politically correct. He initially trained in surgery at various hospitals ...…
 
Abs speaks to the US correspondent Adrian Brune We do not participate in Twitter diplomacy.” That’s what a Kremlin spokesman said yesterday after President Donald Trump tweeted that Russia should “get ready” for a U.S. missile strike on Syria in response to last week’s chemical attack in Douma. Though Trump later struck a conciliatory tone, sug ...…
 
Recordings from two trips to the UK and Ireland. Some amateur timelapse scrambled together with footage from Sony A7Rii and Pixel 2XL, squeezed in a few clips from DJI Spark. Ending is the torchlight procession during Edinburgh Hogmanay. Editing got carried away a little.Music: Second Class Citizen by Dexter Britain, from album Creative Common ...…
 
How meditation can lead to a sincerity which can transform people’s lives – it even produces a cool soothing breeze on top of the head. Mahatma Gandhi recognised Shri Mataji’s spiritual gift and invited her to live in his household. (From BBC TV Britain early 1980’s. Duration: 4 mins:31 secs)
 
The awakening of the spiritual energy Kundalini and how it’s used to balance the subtle system and awaken the emotional side in busy people. (From BBC TV Britain early 1980’s. Duration: 2 mins)
 
Our inaugural episode of PD Connect features one of the most recognized faces in the Parkinson's community - the always charming and witty Emma Lawton. Emma reflects on her amazing experiences over the past year, including her PD 365 vlogging project, sharing the stage with the Prime Minister of Great Britain, and her first attempt at stand-up ...…
 
Armed only with coffee, donuts, and a phantom mic stand, Pandy and Christian tackle one of their broadest topics yet: the police. They cover everything from crass good ol' boys to feminist roll models. Between ranking their favorite and the least competent men and women of the law, Pandy reveals his ties to one of Britain's finest actors, Chris ...…
 
The real James Bond is finally revealed: A few years ago Larry Loftis decided to stop publishing legal articles and work full-time on researching and writing the story of Dusko Popov, the daring World War II double agent who worked tirelessly to keep the Nazis off guard about the upcoming D-Day invasions. That work became his book Into the Lion ...…
 
The word ‘slang’ is an abbreviation for ‘short language’, and the term first started being used in the mid-1700’s. Slang has made its way into much of our everyday language with words like Google, emoji, and selfie. To me, slang is simply language with its sleeves rolled up. The UK is known for having particularly entertaining and quirky slang. ...…
 
More than 20 states are expelling Russian diplomats, after an ex-spy was poisoned in Britain. Russian denials were not believed. Also in this programme/podcast: how the Gulf crisis is being reflected in the Horn of Africa; how Catalonia is shaking Spain's stability; and what half-price titanium might mean for you.(Picture: The EU and other flag ...…
 
People in PNG's East New Britain are shaken awake by a big quake; Residents of Ambae in Vanuatu fearful as Volcano continues to belch fire and ash; PNG's Foreign minister underlines regional leadership ahead of APEC summit; UN children's agency spreads hygiene message in Fiji after meningitis outbreak; And veteran French Polynesian leader Gasto ...…
 
Darkest Hour - Within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill (Gary Oldman) must face one of his most turbulent and defining trials: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with Nazi Germany, or standing firm to fight for the ideals, liberty and freedom of a nation. As the unstoppable Nazi forces roll across Western Euro ...…
 
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