Podcasts

‘It was not just a gay bar, it was our refuge’: Why queer spaces are vital
LGBTQ+

‘It was not just a gay bar, it was our refuge’: Why queer spaces are vital

At 15, Damian Kerlin found refuge in Derry’s only gay bar. As the number of queer spaces plummets, he says they remain important to the LGBTQ+ community

Joe Cornish: ‘Revolution brought on by young people is very attractive’
ghosts

Joe Cornish: ‘Revolution brought on by young people is very attractive’

Joe Cornish’s stories tend to star “kids with swords fighting aliens, zombie knights or ghosts”… there’s an obvious message about the world that older generations are leaving behind

Shaun Keaveny on life after 6 Music: ‘It’s about the most free I’ve ever felt’
interview

Shaun Keaveny on life after 6 Music: ‘It’s about the most free I’ve ever felt’

Shaun Keaveny has moved on from his hugely popular BBC 6 Music slot to become a podcaster and pioneer of “listener-run” live radio

Florence Given: ‘The most dangerous thing a woman can do is date a man’
Feminism

Florence Given: ‘The most dangerous thing a woman can do is date a man’

The witch is a post-#MeToo icon of defiance, solidarity and creativity
Culture

The witch is a post-#MeToo icon of defiance, solidarity and creativity

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The Witch Farm: Danny Robins follows Uncanny with ‘plunge bath of pure terror’ 
ghosts

The Witch Farm: Danny Robins follows Uncanny with ‘plunge bath of pure terror’ 

Best of BetterPod: Will Poulter, Laura Bates, Darren McGarvey, Sophia Smith Galer and more
future generations

Best of BetterPod: Will Poulter, Laura Bates, Darren McGarvey, Sophia Smith Galer and more

Check out this new podcast inspiring young people
Podcasts

Check out this new podcast inspiring young people

Darren McGarvey: ‘Austerity was class war. I want to hit back’
inequality

Darren McGarvey: ‘Austerity was class war. I want to hit back’

Can design solve homelessness, the climate crisis and racism?
BetterPod

Can design solve homelessness, the climate crisis and racism?

BetterPod: Hussain Manawer on how society can be better for our mental health
grief

BetterPod: Hussain Manawer on how society can be better for our mental health

Hussain Manawer: ‘From sadness, I created beautiful things’
mental health

Hussain Manawer: ‘From sadness, I created beautiful things’

The Big Issue launches new podcast to provide platform to marginalised voices
Future generations

The Big Issue launches new podcast to provide platform to marginalised voices

Chris and Rosie Ramsey: ‘If I get a laugh out of you, I’ll tell you anything’
comedy

Chris and Rosie Ramsey: ‘If I get a laugh out of you, I’ll tell you anything’

Josh Widdicombe: ‘The pandemic changed my approach to comedy’
TV

Josh Widdicombe: ‘The pandemic changed my approach to comedy’

Here are 5 climate podcasts that will change how you view the planet
Earth Day 2022

Here are 5 climate podcasts that will change how you view the planet

The messy magic of The Beatles and Ben Corrigan’s fascinating podcast
Music

The messy magic of The Beatles and Ben Corrigan’s fascinating podcast

Yungblud meets Fearne Cotton: ‘We’re pretty similar, I think’
Yungblud guest edit

Yungblud meets Fearne Cotton: ‘We’re pretty similar, I think’

‘Everything should be up for debate’: Fearne Cotton on ‘toxic’ cancel culture
Yungblud

‘Everything should be up for debate’: Fearne Cotton on ‘toxic’ cancel culture

Nathan Filer’s podcast Why Do I Feel is a series of beautifully told stories
Culture

Nathan Filer’s podcast Why Do I Feel is a series of beautifully told stories

The OC proved shows didn’t have to be dumb to have mass appeal
Radio

The OC proved shows didn’t have to be dumb to have mass appeal

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Adam Buxton: A host clearly fascinated by his guests
Culture

Adam Buxton: A host clearly fascinated by his guests

Comedians are turning to podcasts to find people to show off to
Culture

Comedians are turning to podcasts to find people to show off to

Susie Dent counts down the new words in our post-pandemic vocabulary
Culture

Susie Dent counts down the new words in our post-pandemic vocabulary

Winds of Change – the ultimate power ballad?
Culture

Winds of Change – the ultimate power ballad?