100 Best BBC Sounds Podcasts

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BBC Sounds Podcasts

Here are 100 Best BBC Sounds Podcasts worth listening to in 2024

1. In Our Time

In Our Time Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the ideas, people and events that have shaped our world.
Podcast bbc.co.uk
Host Melvyn Bragg
Email ****@bbc.co.uk
Apple Rating 4.6 / 5Facebook Followers 4.7KTwitter Followers 45.2K Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 54 min Listen on Apple YouTube Get Email Contact Get Influential Podcasters ContactsGet access to 100k active Podcasters, Influencers in 1500 niche categories.Get targeted media contact list in your niche at your fingertips so you can focus on running your campaign.Email us the categories of Podcasters you want to reach out for your marketing campaign at anuj@feedspot.com Copy email. We'll share active Podcasters list with verified email contacts in an Excel or CSV format.

2. Scottish Football Podcast

Scottish Football Podcast Keep up to date with Scottish football with the BBC Scottish football podcast. Breaking stories and insights into our national game.
Podcast bbc.co.uk
Host BBC Radio Scotland
Email ****@bbc.co.uk
Apple Rating 4.3 / 5Facebook Followers 229.1KInstagram Followers 19.4K Frequency 6 episodes / week Avg Length 35 min Listen on Apple YouTube Get Email Contact

3. The Chipping Forecast

The Chipping Forecast Leading commentator Andrew Cotter and fan favourite Eddie Pepperell are joined by one of the most distinctive voices in golf, Iain Carter, to bring you the warmest three-ball in the sport.
Podcast bbc.co.uk
Email ****@foldingpocket.co.uk
Apple Rating 4.9 / 5 Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 57 min Listen on Apple Get Email Contact

4. Rugby Union Weekly

Rugby Union Weekly 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.
Podcast bbc.co.uk
Hosts Danny Care, Chris Jones, Ugo Monye
Email ****@bbc.co.uk
Apple Rating 4.5 / 5Facebook Followers 426.6KTwitter Followers 680.1KInstagram Followers 78.8K Frequency 1 episode / day Avg Length 47 min Listen on Apple Get Email Contact

5. Desert Island Discs

Desert Island Discs Eight tracks, a book and a luxury: what would you take to a desert island? Guests share the soundtrack of their lives.
Podcast bbc.co.uk
Host Lauren Laverne
Email ****@bbc.co.uk
Apple Rating 4.7 / 5Facebook Followers 925.9KTwitter Followers 533.9KInstagram Followers 33.3K Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 43 min Listen on Apple YouTube Get Email Contact

6. Real Dictators

Real Dictators Real Dictators is the award-winning podcast that explores the hidden lives of history's tyrants. Hosted by Paul McGann, with contributions from eyewitnesses and expert historians.
Podcast noiser.com
Email ****@noiser.com
Apple Rating 4.7 / 5Twitter Followers 2.2K Frequency 5 episodes / quarter Avg Length 54 min Since Apr 2020 Listen on Apple Spotify Get Email Contact

7. You're Dead to Me

You're Dead to Me The history podcast for people who don't like history... and those who do. Greg Jenner brings together the best names in comedy and history to learn and laugh about the past.
Podcast bbc.co.uk
Host Greg Jenner
Email ****@bbc.co.uk
Apple Rating 4.7 / 5Facebook Followers 925.9KInstagram Followers 33.3K Frequency 2 episodes / week Avg Length 37 min Listen on Apple YouTube Get Email Contact

8. Friday Night Comedy from BBC Radio 4

Friday Night Comedy from BBC Radio 4 Download the best satirical comedy from Radio 4, every Friday. Features The News Quiz, The Now Show and Dead Ringers.
Podcast bbc.co.uk
Hosts Hugh Dennis, Steve Punt
Email ****@bbc.co.uk
Apple Rating 4.4 / 5Facebook Followers 915.9KTwitter Followers 534.1KInstagram Followers 33.3K Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 29 min Listen on Apple YouTube Get Email Contact

9. Test Match Special

Test Match Special 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.
Podcast bbc.co.uk
Email ****@bbc.co.uk
Apple Rating 4.4 / 5Facebook Followers 218.1KTwitter Followers 487.7K Frequency 7 episodes / week Avg Length 31 min Listen on Apple Spotify Get Email Contact

10. Americast

Americast The authoritative weekly US news and politics podcast from BBC News, Americast investigates the social and cultural issues that define America today
Podcast bbc.co.uk
Email ****@bbc.co.uk
Apple Rating 4.2 / 5Facebook Followers 926.6KTwitter Followers 1.9MInstagram Followers 33.3K Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 31 min Listen on Apple YouTube Get Email Contact

11. Elis James and John Robins

Elis James and John Robins Join terrestrial radio's most unproduceable presenters Elis James and John Robins for big laughs and quality #content. Hilarious, warm, and unashamedly ashamed, let their award-winning chemistry get you over the finish line of the working week.
Podcast bbc.co.uk
Email ****@bbc.co.uk
Apple Rating 4.9 / 5Instagram Followers 67.1K Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 66 min Listen on Apple Get Email Contact

12. Radio 1's All Day Breakfast with Greg James

Radio 1's All Day Breakfast with Greg James This is the place to catch daily chat, extra fun, and highlights from Radio 1 Breakfast with Greg James.
Podcast bbc.co.uk
Email ****@bbc.co.uk
Apple Rating 4.6 / 5Facebook Followers 3.5MInstagram Followers 1.8M Frequency 5 episodes / week Avg Length 39 min Listen on Apple YouTube Get Email Contact

13. Podlitical

Podlitical Politics chat with the latest goings on at Holyrood and Westminster through the eyes of BBC Scotland journalists.
Podcast bbc.co.uk
Host BBC
Email ****@bbc.co.uk
Apple Rating 5 / 5Facebook Followers 5.7MTwitter Followers 1.9MInstagram Followers 5.4M Frequency 1 episode / day Avg Length 25 min Since Sep 2018 Listen on Apple YouTube Get Email Contact

14. Witness History

Witness History History as told by the people who were there.
Podcast bbc.co.uk
Email ****@bbc.co.uk
Apple Rating 4.5 / 5Facebook Followers 7.2MTwitter Followers 3.4K Frequency 1 episode / day Avg Length 10 min Listen on Apple YouTube Get Email Contact

15. Short History Of...

Short History Of... History is full of the extraordinary.Each week, we'll transport you back in time to witness history's most incredible moments and remarkable people.Hosted by John Hopkins. New episodes Mondays, or 1 day early for Noiser subscribers.
Podcast noiser.com
Email ****@noiser.com
Apple Rating 4.6 / 5 Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 56 min Listen on Apple Spotify Get Email Contact

16. The Martin Lewis Podcast

The Martin Lewis Podcast Martin Lewis answers your financial questions, offering valuable money-saving tips.
Podcast bbc.co.uk
Email ****@bbc.co.uk
Apple Rating 4.1 / 5Twitter Followers 678.5KInstagram Followers 899.6K Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 54 min Since Jan 2020 Listen on Apple Get Email Contact

17. BBC Inside Science

BBC Inside Science A weekly programme that illuminates the mysteries and challenges the controversies behind the science that's changing our world.
Podcast bbc.co.uk
Hosts Marnie Chesterton, Victoria Gill
Email ****@bbc.co.uk
Apple Rating 4.4 / 5Facebook Followers 916KTwitter Followers 534.3K Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 29 min Listen on Apple YouTube Get Email Contact

18. Tailenders

Tailenders Greg James, Jimmy Anderson and Felix White take an alternative (and sometimes musical) look at cricket...Tailenders is now on Discord! If you've not 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/NnzE3vdnnq
Podcast bbc.co.uk
Email ****@bbc.co.uk
Apple Rating 4.9 / 5Facebook Followers 446KInstagram Followers 78.8K Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 57 min Listen on Apple YouTube Get Email Contact

19. Elis James' Feast Of Football

Elis James' Feast Of Football Elis James chews over the week's football with Iwan Roberts and guests
Podcast bbc.co.uk
Hosts Elis James, Iwan Roberts
Email ****@bbc.co.uk
Apple Rating 4.7 / 5Facebook Followers 301.6K Frequency 3 episodes / month Avg Length 53 min Listen on Apple Get Email Contact

20. Money Box

Money Box The latest news from the world of personal finance plus advice for those trying to make the most of their money.
Podcast bbc.co.uk
Hosts Money Box, BBC, Paul Lewis, Felicity Hannah
Email ****@bbc.co.uk
Apple Rating 4.1 / 5Facebook Followers 937.8KTwitter Followers 17KInstagram Followers 33.3K Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 27 min Since Nov 2016 Listen on Apple YouTube Get Email Contact

21. The Scott Mills Weekly

The Scott Mills Weekly All the best, and sometimes more questionable, bits from Scott's weekday afternoon show on BBC Radio 2. Including the Music Police, Birthday Game and anything else that makes the cut.
Podcast bbc.co.uk
Email ****@bbc.co.uk
Apple Rating 4.9 / 5Facebook Followers 434.4KInstagram Followers 408.7K Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 44 min Listen on Apple Get Email Contact

22. BBC Radio Scotland Rugby Podcast

BBC Radio Scotland Rugby Podcast Interviews with the stars of today, memories from legends of the game plus the latest news, the BBC Scotland rugby team keeps you across everything in the world of Scottish rugby
Podcast bbc.co.uk
Email ****@bbc.co.uk
Apple Rating 5 / 5Facebook Followers 1.9MInstagram Followers 19.4K Frequency 2 episodes / week Avg Length 35 min Listen on Apple Get Email Contact

23. Must Watch

Must Watch 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)
Podcast bbc.co.uk
Email ****@bbc.co.uk
Apple Rating 4.1 / 5 Frequency 1 episode / month Avg Length 55 min Listen on Apple YouTube Get Email Contact

24. Intrigue

Intrigue Over the last 100 years, we've seen global life expectancy double. Could it happen again? In The Immortals, technology reporter and psychologist Aleks Krotoski explores the frontiers of the extreme longevity pioneers. They've made their money in Silicon Valley. And with their technology solutions, they've ushered in the world that we live in today. Some of them now want to solve the problem of aging - or even death itself - and they are making bigger strides than we may think. Can they? Should they?
Podcast bbc.co.uk
Host Sue Mitchell
Email ****@bbc.co.uk
Apple Rating 4.6 / 5Facebook Followers 926.6KInstagram Followers 33.3K Frequency 1 episode / quarter Avg Length 21 min Listen on Apple YouTube Get Email Contact

25. All in the Mind

All in the Mind The show on how we think, feel and behave. Claudia Hammond delves into the evidence on mental health, psychology and neuroscience.
Podcast bbc.co.uk
Host Claudia Hammond
Email ****@bbc.co.uk
Apple Rating 4.5 / 5Facebook Followers 932.5KInstagram Followers 33.3K Frequency 4 episodes / month Avg Length 29 min Listen on Apple YouTube Get Email Contact

26. The Documentary Podcast

The Documentary Podcast A window into our world investigating, exploring and telling stories from everywhere. Original BBC documentary storytelling, bringing the globe to your ears. Award-winning journalism, unheard voices, amazing culture and 'unputdownable' audio. New episodes every week from our teams: documentaries, Assignment, Heart and Soul, In the Studio and OS Conversations.
Podcast bbc.co.uk
Hosts James Reynolds, Lukwesa Burak
Email ****@bbc.co.uk
Facebook Followers 59.8MTwitter Followers 34.2M Frequency 1 episode / day Avg Length 29 min Since Mar 2020 Listen on YouTube Get Email Contact

27. 5 Live's World Football Phone-in

5 Live's World Football Phone-in Expert answers to your questions in World Football: The Phone-in from BBC Radio 5 Live's Up All Night programme.
Podcast bbc.co.uk
Host BBC Radio 5 live
Email ****@bbc.co.uk
Facebook Followers 450.8KInstagram Followers 78.8K Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 156 min Listen on YouTube Get Email Contact

28. Life Changing

Life Changing In this series Dr Sian Williams talks to people who have lived through extraordinary events that have set their lives on an entirely different course. This podcast is all about the human experience, how people deal with obstacles that turn their lives upside down. The journeys are not always straightforward and there are often some remarkable discoveries along the way.Would you like to appear on the podcast? Do you have an extraordinary story to tell?
Podcast bbc.co.uk
Host Dr Sian Williams
Email ****@bbc.co.uk
Apple Rating 4.7 / 5Facebook Followers 5.5KInstagram Followers 33.3K Frequency 7 episodes / quarter Avg Length 27 min Listen on Apple YouTube Get Email Contact

29. Sport's Strangest Crimes

Sport's Strangest Crimes When sport collides with true crime.
Podcast bbc.co.uk
Email ****@bbc.co.uk
Apple Rating 4.2 / 5Facebook Followers 446.9KInstagram Followers 78.8K Frequency 1 episode / day Avg Length 33 min Listen on Apple Get Email Contact

30. Newscast

Newscast The UK's flagship daily news podcast from the BBC, Newscast dives into the day's big stories so you're never out of your depth. Newscast picks the brains of BBC News experts so you're ready if someone picks yours, covering the latest developments in politics in Westminster and beyond, what the cost of living means for the money in your pocket, and the impact of climate change.
Podcast bbc.co.uk
Hosts BBC, BBC Radio 4
Email ****@bbc.co.uk
Facebook Followers 7MTwitter Followers 1.9MInstagram Followers 5.4M Frequency 1 episode / day Avg Length 33 min Listen on YouTube Get Email Contact

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BBC Sounds Podcasters

Top Podcasters covering BBC Sounds. Get Spreadsheet
Podcaster Name Email Role Podcast Link Twitter Handle Twitter Followers
Melvyn Bragg Host bbc.co.uk/sounds/brand/b006qykl @amelvynbragg
BBC Radio Scotland Host bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02nrsc7/episodes/player
Danny Care Host bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04q5p2n/episodes/player
Chris Jones Host bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04q5p2n/episodes/player
Ugo Monye Host bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04q5p2n/episodes/player
Lauren Laverne Host bbc.co.uk/sounds/brand/b006qnmr
Greg Jenner Host bbc.co.uk/sounds/brand/p07mdbhg @greg_jenner
Hugh Dennis Host bbc.co.uk/sounds/brand/p02pc9pj
Steve Punt Host bbc.co.uk/sounds/brand/p02pc9pj
BBC Host bbc.co.uk/programmes/p06l4482/episodes/player @bbc 2.3M
Marnie Chesterton Host bbc.co.uk/sounds/brand/b036f7w2 @amsterdammed 3.8K
Victoria Gill Host bbc.co.uk/sounds/brand/b036f7w2 @vic_gill 15.6K
Elis James Host bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05cmk38/episodes/downloads @elisjames
Iwan Roberts Host bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05cmk38/episodes/downloads
Money Box Podcast Host bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006qjnv/episodes/player @moneybox 21.4K
BBC Producer And Host bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006qjnv/episodes/player @bbcradio4 533.4K
Paul Lewis Host bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006qjnv/episodes/player @paullewismoney 162.5K
Felicity Hannah Host bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006qjnv/episodes/player @felicityhannah 32.6K
Sue Mitchell Host bbc.co.uk/sounds/brand/p04sj2pt @suem1tchell 3.8K
Claudia Hammond Host bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006qxx9/episodes/downloads @claudiahammond 18.4K
James Reynolds Host bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02nq0lx/episodes/player @jamesbbcnews 7.3K
Lukwesa Burak Host bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02nq0lx/episodes/player @lukwesaburak 38.8K
BBC Radio 5 live Host bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02p9f7d/episodes/player
Dr Sian Williams Host bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000v5ng/episodes/downloads @sianwilliams100 83.7K
BBC Host bbc.co.uk/sounds/series/p05299nl @bbc 2.3M
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