15 Best UK Fiction Podcasts

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UK Fiction Podcasts

Here are 15 Best UK Fiction Podcasts worth listening to in 2023

1. Women's Prize for Fiction Podcast

Women's Prize for Fiction Podcast London, England, UK
Every week, join journalist and author Yomi Agedoke, and inspirational guests, including Elizabeth Day, Sara Pascoe, and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie as t...hey celebrate the best books written by women. They'll discuss this year's shortlisted titles, explore the life-changing books that sit on other womens bookshelves, and talk about what the future holds for women writing today.more
41.6K 91.6K 106.7K 1 episode / day Avg Length 54 min
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2. Aethuran Dark Saga | A Dark Fantasy Audio Fiction

Aethuran Dark Saga | A Dark Fantasy Audio Fiction North East, England, UK
Aethuran dark saga is a dark fantasy audio fiction, a show with a unique blend of Audiobook and audio drama. Each episode is from the perspective of t...he protagonists, and sometimes the evil they must contend with. The intertwining story leads each of them down a dark road, a journey in which they will cross paths with one another as well as the evil that seeks to destroy them.more
1.4K 2 episodes / year Avg Length 20 min Dec 2017
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3. In Suspense

In Suspense East, England, UK
In Suspense, a brand new video and audio podcast for anyone interested in crime fiction, and in particular, psychological suspense. Host Lesley Kara &... Lauren North will be discussing a particular topic of writing or book-related interest and also interviewing a wide range of authors, both established and debut. They also hope to include the occasional focus on an indie author who has caught our attention.more
809 1 episode / week Avg Length 40 min
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4. The Limelight Podcast

The Limelight Podcast UK
The Limelight podcast - for fiction and drama serials you won't want to miss from Radio 4. New series: The House That Vanished
916K 534.9K 1 episode / week Avg Length 26 min
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5. Alternate Futures

Alternate Futures Harrogate, England, UK
The Alternate Futures podcast features interviews with indie science fiction creators where we discuss their work, the world, and anything in-between.
40 109 1 episode / month Avg Length 90 min
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6. The Truth about Fiction

The Truth about Fiction London, England, UK
Tune in for some hard truths, busted myths, and commentary about the business of writing and being published. Join Lynn Michell, author of fiction and... non-fiction and proprietor of Linen Press, in conversation with Derek Thompson, serial author, as they chat about what it means to write and to be a writer, and the state of the publishing industry.more
882 3.7K 1K 1 episode / month Avg Length 31 min
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7. Curious Murmurs

Curious Murmurs London, England, UK
Curious stories are read to stir the senses. Tales of the macabre, gothic, and sinister are our bedfellows here. Old fiction comes alive and lurks wit...hin the shadows of your heart forevermore.more
52 3.3K
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8. The Magnus Archives

The Magnus Archives London, England, UK
'Make your statement, face your fear.' A weekly horror fiction podcast examining what lurks in the archives of the Magnus Institute, an organisation d...edicated to researching the esoteric and the weird. Join Jonathan Sims as he explores the archive, but be be warned, as he looks into its depths something starts to look back.more
9.4K 45.3K 1 episode / month Avg Length 24 min Mar 2016
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9. One Hundred Words

One Hundred Words UK
A tiny fiction podcast, in which I read out a story of exactly 100 words each day. Written and produced by Marilisa Valtazanou.
215 30 episodes / year Avg Length 2 min
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10. Imaginary Advice | Experiments in Audio Fiction

Imaginary Advice | Experiments in Audio Fiction Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Imaginary Advice is a collection of audio-fiction experiments. Each month Ross Sutherland presents a brand-new piece of writing, created specifically ...for the podcast. Some episodes are short-stories, some are monologues, some are essays on storytelling, some are unholy combinations of all three.more
321 6K 1.2K 1 episode / month Avg Length 37 min Oct 2014
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11. Prompted Writing Podcast

Prompted Writing Podcast UK
This is the show where we take one writing prompt and run with it! We write everything from science fiction to fantasy, to realism. We also discuss to...pics such as fan fiction, RPGs, and how to defeat writer's block. If you're looking to hear some original creative writing, or if you're a writer looking for inspiration and writing tips, give us a listen!more
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12. Cryo Pod Tapes

Cryo Pod Tapes Girvan, Scotland, UK
Cryo Pod Tapes, is a Science Fiction Horror anthology podcast that takes original Sci-fi Horror/Cosmic Horror short stories submitted by unpublished i...ndie writers and long time published authors alike from all over the world, and turn them into captivating, professionally produced mini audio dramatizations. Using a rich palate of compelling narration, story tailored sound design and drama enhancing music provided by audio producer and UK Voiceover Newcomer of The Year 2023 award nominee, Ted Huggins.more
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