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Podcasts - some of your favourites


We recently did a call out for your favourite podcasts - and here they are! Hopefully this little lists brings some thought provoking and inspirational listening joy to your day. Anything we've missed, drop them in the comments below!

Happy listening.

Dirty Laundry (Tracy Stewart)

RTE 2FM DJ Tara Stewart explores the world of sustainable fashion - looking at the way we currently approach buying clothes, assessing what the future holds for style influencers, and looking at how big brands are handling the climate crisis.

Beyond Today (BBC Sounds)

Beyond Today is the daily podcast from Radio 4 that asks one big question about one big story in the news - and beyond. Tina Daheley, Matthew Price, and a team of curious producers search for answers that change the way we see the world.

How to Fail (Elizabeth Day)

How To Fail With Elizabeth Day is a podcast that celebrates the things that haven’t gone right. Every week, a new interviewee explores what their failures taught them about how to succeed better.

The High Low (Dolly Alderton)

The High Low is a weekly pop-culture and news podcast created and hosted by me and Pandora Sykes. Inspired by Vanity Fair editor Tina Brown, who coined the term ‘high low journalism’ in the 80s to denote an amalgamation of water-cooler gossip and hard-hitting cultural happenings, our new podcast is based on the belief that a life well-lived is one that enjoys both the trivial and the political, from errant chin hair to Trumpian politics. Each week, we dissect and discuss the zeitgeist with stories found far and wide, from brows high and low.

What Page are You on (Pandora Skyes)

Prolific readers Alice Slater and Bethany Rutter take a literary theme, from ghost stories to crime to fat women, and chat about it for the next 40 minutes.

Fortunately with Fi and Jane

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.

How to Own the Room (Viv Groskop)

Want to own the room? Comedian and radio and TV presenter Viv Groskop talks to inspirational women about the secrets of brilliant speaking. They share the tips and tricks that will get you the attention you deserve.

GOOP (Gwyneth Paltrow)

Gwyneth Paltrow and goop’s Chief Content Officer Elise Loehnen chat with leading thinkers, culture changers, and industry disruptors—from doctors to creatives, CEOs to spiritual healers—about shifting old paradigms and starting new conversations.

Second Life Pod (Hillary Kerr)

Host, Who What Wear co-founder Hillary Kerr, chronicles the career changes that can come at any age in our podcast, Second Life.

Guilty Feminist (Deborah Frances White)

Join comedian Deborah Frances-White and her special guests as they discuss topics “all 21st century feminists agree on” while confessing their insecurities, hypocrisies and fears that underlie their lofty principles.

This is Love

The creators of the popular podcast, Criminal, surprised everyone when they turned their attention to an investigation of a very different kind. This is Love explores perseverance, obsession, and what happens when we risk betting it all.

Modern Love

Modern Love: The Podcast features the popular New York Times column, with readings by notable personalities and updates from the essayists themselves. Join host Meghna Chakrabarti (WBUR) and Modern Love editor Daniel Jones (NYT) — and fall in love at first listen.

Radiolab

Investigating a strange world.

Slow burn

Even recent history is rich with surprising subplots, strange details, and forgotten characters.

On Slow Burn, Leon Neyfakh excavates the strange subplots and forgotten characters of recent political history—and finds surprising parallels to the present. Season 1 captured what it was like to live through Watergate; Season 2 does the same with the saga of Bill Clinton’s impeachment.

Serial

Serial is a podcast from the creators of This American Life, hosted by Sarah Koenig. Serial tells one story — a true story — over the course of a season.

The Dropout

Money. Romance. Tragedy. Deception. The story of Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos is an unbelievable tale of ambition and fame gone terribly wrong. How did the world’s youngest self-made female billionaire lose it all in the blink of an eye? How did the woman once heralded as “the next Steve Jobs” find herself facing criminal charges — to which she pleaded not guilty — and up to 20 years in jail? ABC News chief business, technology and economics correspondent Rebecca Jarvis, along with producers Taylor Dunn and Victoria Thompson, take listeners on a journey that includes a three-year-long investigation.

Boss Babe

The BossBabe Podcast is the place where we share with you the real behind the scenes of building successful businesses, achieving peak performance and learning how to balance it all.

Do Go On!

Do Go On is a fact based comedy podcast. Each week Melbourne comedians Matt Stewart, Jess Perkins and Dave Warneke take it in turns to research a topic and report back to the class.

Death Sex Money

A podcast hosted by Anna Sale about the big questions and hard choices that are often left out of polite conversation.

The Moth

The Moth's mission is to promote the art and craft of storytelling and to honor and celebrate the diversity and commonality of human experience.

My Dad Wrote a Porno

Imagine if your dad wrote a dirty book. Most people would try to ignore it - but not Jamie Morton. Instead, he decided to read it to the world in this groundbreaking comedy podcast. With the help of his best mates, James Cooper and Alice Levine, Jamie reads a chapter a week and discovers more about his father than he ever bargained for.

Magic Lessons (Liz Gilbert)

From the # 1 New York Times bestselling author of Eat, Pray, Love and The Signature of All Things, beginning with Magic Lessons Se. 1, Ep. 1: "Do What Ignites Your Soul".

After On (Rob Reid)

This is a series of unhurried conversations with thinkers, founders, and scientists.

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