The 2021 British podcast awards recently took place in London’s Brockwell Park and in honor of all the incredible audio creators and their groundbreaking shows, we’ve put together a playlist featuring handpicked episodes from each award-winning podcast.
Amber has been watching things unfold in the Court of Twitter, and she has questions. When we call people out on the internet, what are we trying to achieve? Amber goes on a journey to work out the difference between public shaming and holding people accountable for their actions online.
This is the bizarre story of 2 mysterious disappearances, 1 strange dream and 6 people who ended up confessing to murders they couldn't even remember...
Kim Jong-il built a volatile rogue state with nuclear missiles trained on its enemies – all while living a life of the utmost luxury. In the first episode of Real Dictators, we piece together the early life of this tyrant and that of the country he came to rule.
Episode 27: Garden design for small spaces and seasonal tips from the RHS London Plant and Design Show and The RHS Gardening Advice team
This episode includes content of a sensitive nature discussing themes such as bereavement and suicide, if you find these themes triggering please listen to a different episode :)Nina reflects on the the highs, the lows and all that's in between of being a Black British mum.
The world’s youngest state was born amid boundless optimism. But poverty is still endemic and ethnic tensions still rule politics; what hope for its next decade? Mass graves found at Canada’s “residential schools” have sparked a reckoning about past abuses of indigenous peoples.
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Sgt Suzanne Crossley supervises a team of police divers who recover dead bodies. She tells me why this is the best job she’s ever had. Suzanne is based at the Northumbria Police’s Marine and Specialist Search Team in Newcastle and her team is regularly deployed to help find missing people and gathe
“Everyday at 6pm people go on their balconies or terraces and start singing. Everyday a different song, today was ‘Volare’ by Domenico Modugno. In this recording you can hear kids […]
Between 1996 and 2005, Arsenal and Manchester United played each other 29 times, and there was always something on it. The managers rowed in the press, the players fought on the pitch, and the fans lapped it up. It was a rival based on animosity, success and, when the dust had settled, respect. For
Content warning: Description of suicidal ideation.In the first of a special series on Stories of our times, the Times' crime correspondent John Simpson attempts to work out who killed a 14-year-old boy in broad daylight back in September 2017 in Newham, east London. CJ Davis' murder has never been s
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, the new fault lines in the world economy, the catastrophic consequences of America abandoning Afghanistan (10:28) and how Mills & Boon, a famed publisher of romantic novels, wants to diversify its h