50 Best BBC Radio 5 Podcasts

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BBC Radio 5 Podcasts

Here are 50 Best BBC Radio 5 Podcasts worth listening to in 2024

1. Football Daily

Football Daily London, England, UK
Mark Chapman, Kelly Cates, Steve Crossman, Darren Fletcher and the rest of the BBC Radio 5 Live Football Daily team bring you the latest news, insight..., analysis and big name guests from the Premier League, WSL and the Football League, plus Scottish, International and European football.Get in touch with us @5liveSport on social media and remember to leave us your ratings and reviews.more
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61.1M 40.6M 6 episodes / week Avg Length 41 min
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2. Rugby Union Weekly

Rugby Union Weekly Salford, England, UK
Rugby Union Weekly is presented by Ugo Monye, Chris Jones and Danny Care. Between the bickering and tangents they'll bring you special guests and ...cover the biggest stories in the game.more
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426.6K 675.7K 72.7K 1 episode / week Avg Length 46 min
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3. Test Match Special

Test Match Special UK
The TMS team bring you daily insight & reaction throughout the Cricket World Cup PLUS Mark Wood & Chris Woakes take you inside the England camp with... our 'Good Pace for Radio' episodes, AND Alex Hartley Kate Cross swing by with 'No Balls' during the competition as well.more
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218.1K 526.9K 1 episode / day Avg Length 38 min
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4. F1: Chequered Flag

F1: Chequered Flag London, England, UK
Formula 1 interviews, reaction and reports. 5 Live presents a round-up of the race weekend.
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5.8M 2.3M 5.3M 13 episodes / quarter Avg Length 39 min
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5. Wake Up to Money

Wake Up to Money London, England, UK
News and views on business and the world of personal finance. Plus the very latest from the financial markets around the globe
bbc.co.uk/programm..
5.7M 2.3M 5.3M 4 episodes / week Avg Length 54 min Jan 2018
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6. 606

606 Have your say on the latest football action
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25.4K 95.8K 2 episodes / week Avg Length 83 min
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7. You, Me and the Big C: Putting the can in cancer

You, Me and the Big C: Putting the can in cancer Salford, England, UK
The coolest club you never want to be a part of…The team on the You, Me & the Big C podcast are your BFF's, your sisters, brothers, fathers and moth...ers. A candid look at cancer, with Steve Bland, Deborah James and Lauren Mahon.more
bbc.co.uk/programm..
426.6K 675.7K 68.8K 1 episode / quarter Avg Length 58 min
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8. Kammy & Ben's Proper Football Podcast

Kammy & Ben's Proper Football Podcast UK
Chris Kamara is back alongside Ben Shephard in this new podcast. Expect laughs, insight and plenty of stories from some of the biggest names in footba...ll and entertainment.more
bbc.co.uk/programm..
450.9K 675.7K 72.7K 6 episodes / month Avg Length 35 min
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9. 5 Live Boxing with Steve Bunce

5 Live Boxing with Steve Bunce London, England, UK
Discussion, analysis and the latest news from big fight nights and the world of boxing, featuring special guests.New episodes every Monday, get in tou...ch with the pod via 5 Live Sport on social media and remember to share your ratings and reviews.more
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149.3K 1 episode / week Avg Length 47 min Feb 2019
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10. Football Gossip Daily

Football Gossip Daily Salford, England, UK
Comedian and Leeds Utd fan Maisie Adam is joined by some of the country's best football journalists to dissect the day's most tantalising foot...ball rumoursmore
bbc.co.uk/programm..
450.8K 675.7K 72.7K 1 episode / day Avg Length 19 min
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11. Fighting Talk

Fighting Talk London, England, UK
A hilarious look at the volatile world of sport where guests compete for points with their sporting punditry. Informed comments are rewarded but witle...ss outbursts are penalised.more
bbc.co.uk/programm..
5.7M 2.3M 5.3M 2 episodes / month Avg Length 61 min
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12. The Martin Lewis Podcast

The Martin Lewis Podcast London, England, UK
Martin Lewis answers your financial questions, offering valuable money-saving tips.
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2.3M 977.3K 1 episode / week Avg Length 57 min Jan 2020
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13. Elis James and John Robins

Elis James and John Robins London, England, UK
Join terrestrial radio's most unproduceable presenters Elis James and John Robins for big laughs and quality #content. Hilarious, warm, and unasha...medly ashamed, let their award-winning chemistry get you over the finish line of the working week.more
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75.7K 55.8K 1 episode / week Avg Length 91 min
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14. 5 Live Science Podcast

5 Live Science Podcast Salford, England, UK
5 Live's science podcast, featuring Dr Chris and Naked Scientists with the hottest science news stories and analysis.
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447K 675.7K 67.9K 3 episodes / month Avg Length 51 min
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15. Tailenders

Tailenders Salford, England, UK
Greg James, Jimmy Anderson and Felix White take an alternative (and sometimes musical) look at cricket...Tailenders is now on Discord! If you've n...ot used Discord before, it's like our own member's enclosure - a community space where fans of the show can hang out together online. Mattchin's a regular, propping up the bar. Come and join in the conversation here: https://discord.gg/NnzE3vdnnqmore
bbc.co.uk/programm..
446K 675.7K 72.7K 1 episode / week Avg Length 41 min
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16. 5 Live's World Football Phone-in

5 Live's World Football Phone-in Salford, England, UK
Expert answers to your questions in World Football: The Phone-in from BBC Radio 5 Live's Up All Night programme.
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450.8K 675.7K 72.7K 1 episode / week Avg Length 153 min
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17. Good Bad Billionaire

Good Bad Billionaire UK
Simon Jack and Zing Tsjeng find out how the richest people on the planet made their billions, and then they judge them. Are they good, bad, or just an...other billionaire? Good Bad Billionaire is here to lift the curtain on the minds, motives, and money of some of the world's wealthiest individuals. Hosted by Simon Jack, Business Editor for BBC News, and journalist, author, and podcaster Zing Tsjeng, this ground-breaking new series examines the rise of a different billionaire each week to answer the question: Are they good, bad, or just another billionaire?more
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450.8K 675.7K 72.7K 1 episode / week Avg Length 44 min
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18. The Players Channel

The Players Channel Salford, England, UK
Real football talk from Michail Antonio x Callum Wilson & Jermain Defoe x Troy Deeney - The home of Defoe & Deeney Football Firsts and The Footballer&...#39;s Football Podcast. With multiple episodes every week The Players Channel will provide unfiltered access to some of the biggest names in the game. Hosted by Newcastle United's Callum Wilson, West Ham's Michail Antonio and Radio 1's Ricky Haywood-Williams, the Footballer's Football Podcast brings you exclusive insight into the lives of two Premier League strikers at the top of their game.more
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450.8K 675.7K 72.7K 2 episodes / week Avg Length 34 min
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19. Different with Nicky Campbell

Different with Nicky Campbell UK
What does it mean to be different? Is it how we think? Or how we act? In this BBC podcast, Nicky Campbell explores just that with guests who are extra...ordinarily different.more
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450.9K 675.7K 72.7K 1 episode / week Avg Length 40 min
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20. Sport's Strangest Crimes

Sport's Strangest Crimes Salford, England, UK
When sport collides with true crime.
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446.9K 675.7K 67.9K 2 episodes / quarter Avg Length 29 min
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21. I'm Not a Monster

I'm Not a Monster UK
Seeking to separate fact from fiction, the multi-award-winning series returns to investigate the divisive story of Shamima Begum. The new series will ...take listeners inside Josh's attempts to figure out what really happened, unearthing new information about one of our time's most talked-about stories. He travels from Bethnal Green in East London to the depths of what was ISIS-controlled Syria as he challenges Shamima Begum and investigates if the story she tells is true.more
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450.8K 675.7K 72.7K 1 episode / quarter Avg Length 30 min
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22. Gangster

Gangster Salford, England, UK
A brand new series of Gangster tells the story of Birmingham's notorious Burger Bar Boys a gang born out of the Handsworth riots in 1985.
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6K 1 episode / week Avg Length 27 min Apr 2021
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23. Headliners

Headliners UK
BBC 5 Live's Nihal Arthanayake brings you in-depth interviews each week with the biggest names in entertainment, culture and the arts. Remember to... subscribe and leave a review!more
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450.8K 675.7K 72.7K 3 episodes / month Avg Length 34 min
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24. Have You Heard George's Podcast?

Have You Heard George's Podcast? London, England, UK
The award-winning and critically-acclaimed podcast from George the Poet delivers a fresh take on inner city life through a mix of storytelling, music ...and fiction.more
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36.6K 824 3.9K 6 episodes / quarter Avg Length 27 min
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25. Midnight Meets With Colin Murray

Midnight Meets With Colin Murray Salford, England, UK
Colin talks to interesting people with fascinating life stories. No rules, no soundbites, just in-depth conversations with some incredible people.
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449.6K 675.7K 72.7K 3 episodes / quarter Avg Length 55 min
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26. Must Watch

Must Watch UK
TV critic Scott Bryan, critic and journalist Hayley Campbell and BBC Radio 5 Live presenter and national treasure* Nihal Arthanayake with your weekly ...guide to the best (and worst) in new TV and streaming shows. With previews of the most talked about new shows on UK TV and interviews with the stars behind them, Must Watch is available every Monday afternoon from BBC Radio 5 Live. Have your say on the Must Watch blog (http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/5live), or email MustWatch@bbc.co.uk. (*Note: 'National Treasure' status currently pending)more
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1 episode / week Avg Length 58 min
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27. Murder They Wrote with Laura Whitmore and Iain Stirling

Murder They Wrote with Laura Whitmore and Iain Stirling UK
Laura Whitmore and Iain Stirling love true crime in fact, they're a little bit obsessed. And now they want to share that obsession with you. Join ...Laura and Iain as they dive deep into some of the world's most jaw-dropping crime stories. Expect murder, mayhem, blackmail, betrayal, and more. Each week, the pair choose a new crime and divulge all the details you're dying to know. They unpick the crucial moments and get to the heart of the whodunnit all while making each other laugh along the way.more
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450.9K 675.7K 72.7K 1 episode / week Avg Length 34 min
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28. Everton: Nothing Will Be The Same

Everton: Nothing Will Be The Same UK
Mark Chapman tells the inside story of one of Britain's oldest football clubs as it faces its most controversial season and a nail-biting fight ag...ainst relegation.more
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450.9K 675.7K 72.7K 7 episodes / quarter Avg Length 39 min
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29. 5 Live News Specials

5 Live News Specials London, England, UK
Showcasing BBC Radio 5 Live's news specials, including in-depth interviews.
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445K 675.7K 72.7K 1 episode / year Avg Length 44 min Aug 2013
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30. How To Buy A Football Club

How To Buy A Football Club Salford, England, UK
A podcast following the sale of Manchester United with Sally Nugent, Faisal Islam and Simon Stone.
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450.8K 675.7K 72.7K 1 episode / month Avg Length 25 min
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31. 5 Live Sport: All About

5 Live Sport: All About UK
From rugby legends to Premier League managers & beyond the biggest names in sport tell us their stories.
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450.8K 675.7K 72.7K 1 episode / month Avg Length 39 min
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32. The Weigh Up: Eating Disorder Diaries

The Weigh Up: Eating Disorder Diaries UK
Recovering anorexic Molly guides you through the truths of eating disorders and learns how others have found their way up.
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450.9K 675.7K 72.7K 9 episodes / year Avg Length 36 min
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33. The Missing Cryptoqueen

The Missing Cryptoqueen London, England, UK
Dr Ruja Ignatova persuaded millions to join her financial revolution. Then she disappeared. Why? Jamie Bartlett presents a story of greed, deceit and ...herd madness.more
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59.7M 40.6M 27.1M Sep 2019
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34. Bad People

Bad People London, England, UK
Murderers. Fraudsters. Internet trolls. This is a podcast about people who do terrible things, and the science of humanity's dark side.
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59.7M 40.6M 26.5M 17 episodes / year Avg Length 38 min Jul 2020
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35. Bugzy Malone's Grandest Game

Bugzy Malone's Grandest Game UK
It's the game that shocked and thrilled the world: Grand Theft Auto. Its rise to domination is an incredible story. Rapper Bugzy Malone played it ...through his hardest times. And he's going deep.more
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450.9K 675.7K 72.7K
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36. Jermain Defoe: Outside The Box

Jermain Defoe: Outside The Box Salford, England, UK
As a player Jermain Defoe scored over three hundred goals for club and country. In this fly-on-the wall series, Outside the Box details the next step ...of his journey in footballmore
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450.8K 675.7K 72.7K 16 episodes / year Avg Length 30 min
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37. Wheel of Misfortune

Wheel of Misfortune London, England, UK
Alison Spittle, co-hosts Kerry Katona and Fern Brady and listeners share their funniest, most embarrassing stories - the bad stuff that makes you feel... good.All episodes available now! Featuring burning shame from a whole host of celebrity guests and comedians, and former co-host Fern Brady. Producer: Beth O'DeaArtwork: Sophie Rose BramptonSocial media: Harry RobinsonCommissioning Assistant Producer: Adam ElandCommissioning Producer: Natasha JohanssonCommissioning Executive: Dylan HaskinsWheel of Misfortune is a BBC Audio Bristol Production for BBC Sounds.more
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6K 30.6K 5.3M 7 episodes / year Avg Length 40 min
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38. How Do You Cope? …with Elis and John

How Do You Cope? …with Elis and John UK
Elis James and John Robins talk to a range of guests about the challenges and hurdles they've faced in their own lives, whilst asking the question...... How Do You Cope?more
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426.5K 675.7K 72.7K 7 episodes / year Avg Length 72 min
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39. Jill Scott's Coffee Club

Jill Scott's Coffee Club UK
Jill Scott speaks to some of the Lionesses who have made it to the World Cup final. England legend Jill delves into life on and off the field with Ben... Haines and guests.more
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450.9K 675.7K 72.7K 7 episodes / year Avg Length 44 min
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40. Moment of Truth

Moment of Truth Salford, England, UK
You'll get to eavesdrop on how the personal reality of football management is a constant gnaw of sleepless nights, skipping meals, and missing out... on family life. You'll hear how the wives and children have to tiptoe around their disillusioned husbands following losses and you'll listen in to how they rarely enjoy those hard-fought victories. Narrated by Jimmy Nesbitt, Moment of Truth is an audio experience unlike any other that will give you an answer as to what it takes to manage a professional football club.more
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430.6K 675.7K 72.7K
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41. Burn Wild

Burn Wild UK
For more than a decade two mugshots of fugitive environmentalists have sat amongst airplane hijackers, bombers and murders on the FBI's Most Wante...d Domestic Terrorists list.more
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450.9K 675.7K 72.7K
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42. People Who Knew Me

People Who Knew Me UK
Emily Morris uses 9/11 to fake her own death and run away to start a new life in California as Connie Prynne. Fourteen years later, now with a teenage... daughter by her side, Connie is diagnosed with breast cancer. She will be forced to confront her past so that her daughter will not be left on her own if she does not survive. She must decide how to explain her lies, her secrets, her selfish decisions - and ultimately her 'widowed' husband. Everything she thought she had fled from when she pretended to die in New York.more
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450.9K 675.7K 72.7K 12 episodes / year Avg Length 17 min
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43. Tony Bellew Is Angry

Tony Bellew Is Angry UK
Tony Bellew is the world champion boxer who beat David Haye twice in front of an audience of millions. He's known to a generation of film fans as ...Ricky Conlan, the villain in the Rocky reboot Creed. In this podcast, Tony gets together with different guests to talk about times in their lives when they've been really angry. They could be life-changing pivotal moments or the day-to-day stuff that gets us all riled. Tony finds out how they have dealt with it, and what they've learned and see if along the way he can get some tips on dealing with his own anger.more
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450.9K 675.7K 72.7K 7 episodes / year Avg Length 71 min
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44. The Big Green Money Show

The Big Green Money Show Dragon's Den's Deborah Meaden talks to some of the world's biggest business names about the biggest problem facing the planet: climate cha...nge.more
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11 episodes / year Avg Length 48 min
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45. The Song of the Right Whale

The Song of the Right Whale UK
Time is running out for the rare Right Whale - but conservationists and the fishing industry are clashing over solutions. Can the species be saved fro...m extinction?more
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450.9K 675.7K 72.7K
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46. How We Hustle with Yianni

How We Hustle with Yianni UK
How We Hustle is all about side-hustling at the highest level. Yianni Charalambous is joined by special guests showing you how they win big in busines...s with their side-hustles.more
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450.9K 675.7K 72.7K
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47. Eurovisioncast

Eurovisioncast UK
Loreen Wins Eurovision!
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450.9K 675.7K 72.7K 29 episodes / year Avg Length 31 min
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48. Blood on the Dance Floor

Blood on the Dance Floor UK
The untold story of the murder of a gay police officer in Northern Ireland in 1997. Following Darren's story brings to life the struggle of being ...gay in The Troubles, how Belfast got its first Pride parade only in 1991 and its very first openly gay club in 1994. The Parliament bar where Darren was tragically shot dead. It's a community surviving as well as thrives against a backdrop of violence and discrimination. He meets the original drag queens, DJs, and club pioneers determined to claim back the city center from the terrorists and create a safe place of their own.more
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450.9K 675.7K 72.7K 7 episodes / year Avg Length 26 min
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49. Obscene: The Dublin Scandal

Obscene: The Dublin Scandal UK
Adrian Dunbar narrates a story about a time in Ireland when nothing was quite what it seemed.
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450.9K 675.7K 72.7K
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BBC Radio 5 Podcasters

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BBC Radio 5 live bbc.co.uk 138
Brendan Corrigan podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/brendan-corrigan 12
Spurs Chat audioboom.com/channels/5071933 4
Joe Kurle globalrewilding.earth/updates/blog 2
Bbc Radio 1 bbc.co.uk/sounds/series/p02r4zfx 1
The Blue Room theblueroomefc.com/category/listen 1
Bbc Radio 5 Live bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0f4nznp/episodes/player 6
Zeenat Noorani anchor.fm/zeenat-nooranimsm 5
Financial Times ft.com/money-clinic-with-claer-barrett 3
Cliff Dunning earthancients.com/episodes 2
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