Podcasts of the Week

Podcasts: on crime and punishment
The Lazarus Heist
In Review

Podcasts: on crime and punishment

Featuring Life Jolt, Prison Bag, Prison Break and The Lazarus Heist
14 May 2021
Podcasts: middle age, sport and criminal minds
Lindsey Hilsum: a “total blast” on The Shift podcast
In Review

Podcasts: middle age, sport and criminal minds

Featuring The Shift, Letters From A Killer, Tailenders and more
7 May 2021
Podcasts: sleep, fraud and lexophilia
Cassell’s Book of Birds
In Review

Podcasts: sleep, fraud and lexophilia

Featuring The Sink: A Sleep Aid, Boring Books for Bedtime, The Improvement Association and more
30 Apr 2021
Podcasts: exploring work strife and faked deaths
Alice Fiennes and Poppy Damon: exploring pseudocide
In Review

Podcasts: exploring work strife and faked deaths

Featuring Pseudocide, How’s Work?, and The Rob Auton Daily Podcast
23 Apr 2021
Podcasts: spies, grief and rock ‘n’ roll 
Spy Affair’s Maria Butina: a tale of ‘sex, lies and guns’
In Review

Podcasts: spies, grief and rock ‘n’ roll 

Featuring Spy Affair, Griefcast, Criminal, and Laura Barton’s Notes on Music
16 Apr 2021
Podcasts: Private Eye, cinema, and being human 
I Was There Too: celebrating the bit-part stars of films like Speed
In Review

Podcasts: Private Eye, cinema, and being human 

Featuring I Was There Too, Page 94, The Rewatchables, and Boot Camp for the Brain
9 Apr 2021
Podcasts: painful mistakes and extraordinary people 
Gerald Ratner: a true Cautionary Tale
In Review

Podcasts: painful mistakes and extraordinary people 

Featuring Cautionary Tales, Philosophy Bites, and Call Me Mother
26 Mar 2021

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Podcasts: armchair travel, science and royal scandal
The Rest is History podcast examines the history of royal scandal
In Review

Podcasts: armchair travel, science and royal scandal

Featuring The Rest Is History, Kerning Cultures, and The Big Fib
19 Mar 2021
Podcasts: jailed fishermen, and royal sagas
Freshwater: a ‘fascinating’ look at the case of the Freshwater Five
In Review

Podcasts: jailed fishermen, and royal sagas

Featuring Freshwater, Radio Garden, and Pod Save the Queen
12 Mar 2021
Podcasts: Obama, the Boss, Bellingcat and fashion
Obama and Springsteen: ‘homespun wisdom’ in Renegades
In Review

Podcasts: Obama, the Boss, Bellingcat and fashion

Featuring Renegades: Born in the USA, The Bellingcat Podcast, and Wardrobe Crisis
5 Mar 2021
Podcasts: from healthy eating to oiled beefcakes
Welcome to Your Fantasy: the dark story of the Chippendales (Getty Images)
In Review

Podcasts: from healthy eating to oiled beefcakes

Featuring Welcome to Your Fantasy, The Food Medic, and The Bias Diagnosis
26 Feb 2021
Podcasts: ‘invisible flatmates’ in isolated times
Jools and Jim Joyride podcast
In Review

Podcasts: ‘invisible flatmates’ in isolated times

Featuring Jools and Jim’s Joyride, Literary Friction, and Sideways
19 Feb 2021
Podcasts: on the young, and the not so young
FKA twigs: the singer talks about domestic abuse on Grounded
In Review

Podcasts: on the young, and the not so young

Featuring Grounded, You Don’t Know Me, The Mid-Point, Ologies, and The Curious Cases of Rutherford & Fry
12 Feb 2021
Podcasts: the chilling, the scary and the fearful
‘Remarkable’: The Apology Line’s Marissa and Allan Bridge
In Review

Podcasts: the chilling, the scary and the fearful

Featuring The Apology Line, The Battersea Poltergeist, 10 Things That Scare Me
5 Feb 2021
Podcasts: missing people, identity and nuclear war
The Atomic Hobo podcast investigates the ‘eeriness and terror of nukes’
In Review

Podcasts: missing people, identity and nuclear war

Featuring The Missing, My Albion, and Atomic Hobo
29 Jan 2021
Podcasts: actors, famous siblings and conmen 
Relatively’s host Catherine Carr with her sister
In Review

Podcasts: actors, famous siblings and conmen 

Featuring Relatively, Bunk Bed, and The Shrink Next Door
22 Jan 2021
Podcasts: pop culture, food, and Harry and Meghan
Home Cooking podcast hosts Hrishikesh Hirway and Samin Nosrat
In Review

Podcasts: pop culture, food, and Harry and Meghan

Featuring Home Cooking, Millennial Love, The Breakup Monologues, and Archewell Audio
15 Jan 2021
Podcasts of the Week: horror, hip-hop and lockdown parenting
Louder than a Riot’s Rodney Carmichael and Sidney Madden
In Review

Podcasts of the Week: horror, hip-hop and lockdown parenting

Featuring Louder Than a Riot, The Lovecraft Investigations, and On the Marie Curie Couch
4 Dec 2020
Podcasts: White Helmets, good science and great bands
The late James Le Mesurier, whose story is told in Mayday
In Brief

Podcasts: White Helmets, good science and great bands

Featured podcasts include Intrigue: Mayday, The Messenger, Tumble, and Transmissions: The Definitive Story
20 Nov 2020
Podcasts of the Week: from Danny Dyer to French & Saunders
Jennifer Saunders and Dawn French: light relief and silliness
In Brief

Podcasts of the Week: from Danny Dyer to French & Saunders

Sometimes all you want from a podcast is light relief and silliness
30 Oct 2020
Podcasts of the Week: sexed-up dossiers and yuppie con men
Tony Blair and George W. Bush at Camp David in 2002
In Brief

Podcasts of the Week: sexed-up dossiers and yuppie con men

An alternative title for The Fault Line could be ‘how Tony Blair and George W. Bush fell in love’
23 Oct 2020
Podcasts of the Week: making sense of US politics
Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris is one of the big-name guests on Pod Save America
In Brief

Podcasts of the Week: making sense of US politics

What to listen to ahead of next month’s presidential election
16 Oct 2020
Podcasts of the Week: ecstasy, disco and bunga bunga
Silvio Berlusconi is photographed with two unidentified women
In Review

Podcasts of the Week: ecstasy, disco and bunga bunga

How a party-loving billionaire hypnotised a nation
2 Oct 2020
Podcasts of the Week: fun factoids, bad films, spoof crimes
Dr Ayana Elizabeth Thompson (Image by Jeremy McKane)
In Depth

Podcasts of the Week: fun factoids, bad films, spoof crimes

How to Save a Planet is a bit different to other climate-themed podcasts
25 Sep 2020
Podcasts of the Week: Partridge, celeb interviews, history
Alan Partridge podcast
In Review

Podcasts of the Week: Partridge, celeb interviews, history

Needless to say, Alan Partridge has had the last laugh
18 Sep 2020
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