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  • Award-winning BBC journalist Andrew Gold interviews deep and quirky outsiders, such as a Westboro Baptist Church defector and a female Mormon psychopath. Joining the mix are such celebrated thought leaders as feminist Helen Lewis, Lord Daniel Finkelstein and free speech advocate Andrew Doyle.

    The aim is to surprise you with a totally different story every time in this 2x Apple Noteworthy show. One week, we're in a Michigan prison with a man who accidentally killed his girlfriend in a botched suicide, the next we're in Australia with the Coffin Confessor, and then we're in the Andes with a plane-crash survivor who had to eat his friends. The only thing that links them all is their place On the Edge. 

    This is for fans of Louis Theroux, Joe Rogan and Adam Buxton. New episodes every Monday.

  • Launching November 30th...

    Welcome to The Sam & Billie Show, hosted by Sam and Billie Faiers - sisters, best friends, entrepreneurs, and mums.

    Join Sam and Billie as they take you behind the scenes of their lives and fill you in on all the day-to-day gossip – from the school run, parties and date night to holidays, events and fashion, you'll hear it all!

  • Join Vogue Williams & Joanne McNally for a weekly chat with 100% honesty guaranteed.

    "My Therapist Ghosted Me" is the result of Joanne's therapist doing just that! Ignoring her calls, refusing to answer the door at the clinic, or speak to her after she'd tracked him down at Enfield crematorium as he scattered his Aunt's ashes. Despite it all, it’s often said that friends give the best therapy so Vogue & Joanne have teamed up to do exactly that (alongside a generous helping of laughter as that too is said to be the best form of therapy). Together they will give 100% unqualified, unsubstantiated but up front and honest advice on the plethora of issues they and many others continue to grapple with.

    If you'd like to get in touch, you can send an email to hello@MTGMpod.com

  • Mark Kermode joins Simon Mayo to give his verdict on the week's movies

  • One of the world’s top food critics lunches big names in a restaurant of his choosing. Crackling anecdotes and blistering chat, lubricated by killer cooking. A Somethin’ Else / Jay Rayner production.

    For official show merch, head to: https://kontraband.shop/collections/out-to-lunch

  • Eight tracks, a book and a luxury: what would you take to a desert island? Guests share the soundtrack of their lives.

  • The latest news from the team behind BBC History Magazine - a popular History magazine. To find out more, visit www.historyextra.com

  • My Anything Goes Podcast Show Is a place you'll find me talking to people about their real-life stories. The show isn’t called anything goes for nothing as I chat with Gangsters, Comedians, Actors, footballers, Porn Stars, politicians and much more as everyone has a story and I like to let them tell it from their side. Listen to their harrowing stories of murder, crime,depression,addictions and suicide. And Laugh along the way with story’s of sex, love and comedy.

  • New episodes come out every Tuesday for free, with 1-week early access for Wondery+ subscribers.

    In a country obsessed with gossip, the great and the good fear one thing more than any other - scandal.

    British scandals change the course of history. They bring down governments, overthrow the rich and cause the mighty to fall. Some are about sex, others about money. In the end, they’re all about power. 

    But often at the heart of a scandal, there are ordinary human stories, stories of those caught up in the swirl of outrage. 

    Who was really to blame for what happened? Why did they do it? And when all is said and done, did anything really change?   

    From the creators of Business Wars, American Scandal and Even The Rich, comes British Scandal. We tell the stories of the murkier side of the British elite, from Phone Hacking to Saville to Profumo who show us the reality of power, the price of pride and the failings of the great and good. Because sometimes the truth doesn’t set everyone free…

  • Award-winning LBC presenter and best-selling author James O’Brien hosts a series of compelling conversations with fascinating people. These are revealing interviews with people who rarely give in-depth interviews, be it from politics, entertainment or news. Subscribe to get a new episode every Friday.

  • Ry-Union is a podcast all about blasts from the past! Join Rylan as he reunites celebrities from the worlds of music, film, TV and entertainment. Together they’ll share secrets, celebrate the good times, and maybe even settle a few arguments! 

    See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • The Audio Long Read podcast is a selection of the  Guardian’s long reads, giving you the opportunity to get on with your day while listening to some of the finest journalism the Guardian has to offer, including in-depth writing from around the world on immigration, crime, business, the arts and much more

  • A weekly interview series from Russell Brand that examines what's beneath the surface—of the people we admire, the ideas that define our time, and the history we’re told. Speaking with guests from the worlds of academia, popular culture, and the arts, Russell seeks to uncover the ulterior truth behind our constructed reality. And have a laugh.
    On his new podcast ‘Above the Noise’ Russell guides us all—curious beginners, spiritual skeptics, and experienced practitioners—in brief, 10-minute meditations. Listen to Above the Noise on Luminary

  • Welcome to Memories That Made Us. The podcast that explores the power of recall and the way it has shaped us. In this podcast, platinum-selling singer-songwriter Tom Walker discovers those places, faces, and half-remembered moments that have changed the lives of some very special guests, to reveal who they are today, where they've come from, and where they're going.

  • Download the latest documentaries investigating global developments, issues and affairs.

  • England rugby player Joe Marler wants to know about your job. This is not another rugby podcast. This is about prison guards, marine biologists, vicars, boxers, chefs, tattoo artists and more. Because everyone is interesting if you ask the right questions.

    Grow the show.

  • In this immersive world, Life Sentence questions our role in the future of the planet.

    Drawing on music, spoken word and evocative sound design, this is a powerful story of the climate crisis told through some of our planet's most loved players. Starring an incredible ensemble cast. Best served with headphones on.

    Time is ticking.

    A Mags Creative Original
    Writer is Tabitha Mortiboy
    Supervising Producer is Kelsey Bennett
    Executive Producer is Megan Hill-Smith
    Sound Design and Audio Production by Kit Milsom

  • Paul Hawksbee and Andy Jacobs poke fun at the bloopers, odd phrases and 'oops' moments from the world's biggest sports radio station this week. If you hear a classic on talkSPORT this week, let us know at talksport.com/H&J, text 81089 (texts cost 50p + standard network rate) or tweet @tSHandJ with the date and time.

    Find more from talkSPORT at talkSPORT.com.

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  • The weekly UK True Crime Podcast, hosted by Adam, is the home of UK true crime. With a new episode every Tuesday since 2016, it is where you discover lesser known UK cases and discover new perspectives and insight on stories you may already know.

  • Welcome to The Edge, a show that aims to explore the unique talent and occasional darkness that drives elite performance in the worlds of sport, politics and music. Hosted by professional footballer Joey Barton, each episode will explore the stories, successes and failures behind some of the biggest names in country as we peel back the layers of their psyche to better understand what pushes them to - and sometimes beyond - The Edge.

  • From social media to homelessness, James and Brad from The Vamps exchange guitars for microphones in the hunt for a deeper understanding of important issues. Produced by @entalehq.