Earshot presents documentaries about people, places, stories and ideas, in all their diversity.
Short documentaries and adventures in sound presented by Josie Long.
Discover world history, culture and ideas with today’s leading experts
The Audio Long Reads podcast is a selection of the Guardian’s long reads, giving you the opportunity to get on with your day while listening to some of the finest journalism the Guardian has to offer, including in-depth writing from around the world on immigration, crime, business, the arts and much more
History as told by the people who were there.
Mark Kermode joins Simon Mayo to give his verdict on the week's movies
Extraordinary first person stories from around the world
Eight tracks, a book and a luxury: what would you take to a desert island? Guests share the soundtrack of their lives.
Multi award winning documentaries from Ireland telling real life stories. With over 1,800 documentaries on offer, the Documentary On One Podcast has the largest archive of documentaries available in the world, dating as far back as 1954, right up to the present day. Winner of over 340 national and international awards. Latest podcast series, 'The Nobody Zone'. Immerse yourself in a world of sound, story and character.
An hour of historical reporting told by the people who were there.
Historical themes, events and key individuals from Akhenaten to Xenophon.
A rich selection of documentaries aimed at relentlessly curious minds, introduced by Rhianna Dhillon.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the history of ideas
First-person diaries, sound portraits, and hidden chapters of history from Peabody Award-winning producer Joe Richman and the Radio Diaries team. From teenagers to octogenarians, prisoners to prison guards, bra saleswomen to lighthouse keepers. The extraordinary stories of ordinary life. Radio Diaries is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm
Everywhere around us are echoes of the past. Those echoes define the boundaries of states and countries, how we pray and how we fight. They determine what money we spend and how we earn it at work, what language we speak and how we raise our children. From Wondery, host Patrick Wyman, PhD (“Fall Of Rome”) helps us understand our world and how it got to be the way it is.
In-depth, hard-hitting interviews with newsworthy personalities.
New research on how society works
The Kitchen Sisters Present… Stories from the b-side of history. Lost recordings, hidden worlds, people possessed by a sound, a vision, a mission. The episodes tell deeply layered stories, lush with interviews, field recordings and music. From powerhouse producers The Kitchen Sisters (Hidden Kitchens, The Hidden World of Girls, The Sonic Memorial Project, Lost & Found Sound, Fugitive Waves and coming soon… The Keepers). "The Kitchen Sisters have done some of best radio stories ever broadcast ...
The programme that offers a female perspective on the world.
IDEAS is a deep-dive into contemporary thought and intellectual history. No topic is off-limits. In the age of clickbait and superficial headlines, it's for people who like to think.