The 47 best podcasts to listen to in 2024

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In an era where we all need regular 15-second dopamine hits to get us through the day, how do we explain the continued rise of the podcast, a format where the most popular shows can hit the three-hour mark?

Bucking the short-form entertainment trend, the continued growth of podcasting demonstrates that we're more willing than ever to fill our heads with other people’s voices.

The best podcasts take everything that works about traditional radio – like in-depth interviews, education, and suspense – and pack all of that audio goodness into a format that’s easy to listen to whenever we want (data allowance permitting).

The past few years have seen a dramatic rise in production values, with companies such as Wondery, Pushkin, Goalhanger, and legacy media names like the BBC and NPR, responsible for many hits. Beyond the major topics, there's also a growth in niche podcasts covering previously unexplored areas – once it was a novel, but today everyone has a podcast in them.

We’ve listened to thousands of hours of podcasts to compile this list. Many of the shows here may be familiar, but hopefully you’ll discover some new gems, too.

Science and Technology podcasts

Ologies with Alie Ward

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If a dead whale the size of a London double-decker bus washes up on your local beach, who you gonna call? The answer, in case you ever need to know, is Dr Joy Reidenberg, aka The Whale Detective, aka the world's leading expert in carving up whales to try to understand why they died. Dr Reidenberg deserves a podcast series all of her own, but here she is just one of the many world-respected ologists featured in this wonderful, mind-expanding podcast.

From aerology (the study of atmospherics) to zymology (the science behind the creation of beer), host Alie Ward interviews a pre-eminent boffin in their area of expertise, teasing out some incredible tales. As well as being genuinely educational, each episode of Ologies is superbly edited with music and sound effects, adding a layer of fun to the brain food. A real treat.

Tech Won't Save Us

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Debate around mankind's management of artificial intelligence is nothing new. The 1872 novel Erewhon by Samuel Butler depicts a people who had destroyed machines who they feared would out-evolve them.

Although he's not suggesting a civil war against ChatGPT is imminent, Tech Won't Save Us host Paris Marx has created a podcast that questions the big promises made not just for AI but by the tech industry as a whole – from the reasons behind the rise of single-use plastic to social media insecurity.

Elsewhere, there's a brilliant four-part series fact-checking and debunking the myths surrounding Elon Musk.

Search Engine

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As its title suggests, Search Engine's concept is to answer the kind of questions the internet is incapable of – from "Why are there so many chicken bones on the street?" to (one of the most listened to podcast episodes of 2023) "Am I the victim of an international sushi scam?"

As on his previous hit podcast Reply All, host PJ Vogt is excellent at following his guests down rabbit holes on a quest for a truth about modern life you had no idea you needed to know. It's also great fun. Beyond your own curiosity, it's PJ's enthusiasm and his occasional random big laugh that keeps you coming back for more.

High Strange

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There is a huge amount of stigma surrounding the topic of UFOs, with believers cast as tinfoil-hat-wearing cranks. Here, though, the subject is treated journalistically – with true crime podcaster Payne Lindsey sorting the fact from the fiction and unearthing more than enough evidence to have you questioning the possibility of intelligent life beyond our own planet.

The team are returning with a second season, but you're advised to rewind to the first season; trust us, you'll binge this entertaining, mind-blowing and fun series in a single session.

The TechRadar Podcast

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Forgive us for blowing our own trumpet briefly, but for the ultimate tech podcast you'll want to check out our offering. Yes, we've launched the imaginatively named TechRadar Podcast so you can hear as well as read our thoughts on all of the biggest stories in the tech world – and you can also find it on YouTube if you fancy watching us in full flow.

In this month's episode we discuss the highs and lows of WWDC, including Apple Intelligence (of course), unpack Samsung's Galaxy Ring lawsuit and decode Meta Quest 3S' multiple leaks. Previous instalments, meanwhile, have covered sustainability in tech and the Apple Vision Pro, among many other topics.

Life story podcasts

The Blindboy Podcast

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Previously one half of a hip-hop duo, Blindboy – who wears a plastic bag mask to hide his identity – is a comedian, author, musician and broadcaster.

His podcast is an absolute joy, but definitely one that rewards a dig down into its back catalog so that you can accustom yourselves with the lore of the show and some of its recurring themes.

His psychohistories of food and drink are particularly good – you’ll never look at a pint of Guinness in the same way again. Some shows feature conversations with a special guest, but the best shows are his solo stories where tangents that might seem bizarre and pointless spiral off into fascinating deep dives into the social history of Ireland. One episode last July somehow linked Limerick's bird poop problem to the history of farming and the birth of the atomic bomb.

McCartney: A Life In Lyrics

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Spanning Sir Paul McCartney's career with The Beatles and beyond, each episode takes a single song and features Macca talking candidly with the poet Paul Muldoon about its creation and the meanings behind the lyrics.

The conversations are casual, enlightening and packed full of anecdotes, making for a winning combination of songwriting masterclass and improvised memoir.


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Ultra-creepy, yet totally captivating, each episode of Lore digs up a new, dark tale from our past in a ‘gather around the campfire and share your most spine-tingling stories’ kind of way. A mixture of strange creatures, tragic events, unsolved mysteries and unusual places makes for super-addictive listening that’s almost impossible to pause.

And with a tagline like ‘sometimes the truth is more frightening than fiction’, you know you’re on to a winner.

How To Own The Room

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Does the thought of public speaking make you feel shaky and sweaty? Or maybe you don't mind public speaking but know you could be a whole lot better at it? Then you need to listen to How to Own the Room.

Presented by journalist, writer and comedian Viv Groskop, How to Own The Room really does what it says on the tin. The show features a whole host of amazing guests, from investors to novelists, and quizzes them on how they… well, own the room. The focus is on public speaking, but it also covers confidence, presence, creativity and work more generally, too.

Comedy podcasts

Sounds Like A Cult 

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When you hear the word 'cult' you probably don't think of CrossFit, cheerleading, Instagram therapy, Lululemon and wellness gurus. But it turns out that many of these communities might be "a bit culty" and that's the premise of Sounds Like a Cult.

Author and linguist Amanda Montell and comedian and filmmaker Isa Medina put all kinds of popular figures, communities, fitness classes and sports under the spotlight. They interview experts, analyze language use, identify power structures and speak to people with first-hand knowledge about their experiences, taking things that might sound a bit like a cult to ultimately ask: but are they a cult?

Say More With Dr? Sheila

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Amy Poehler brings all her deadpan skills to this pointedly brilliant improvised comedy podcast in which she plays a couples therapist coaching her clients to navigate their relationship issues from annoying in-laws to "keeping score".

Yes, it's satire, but it is so on the nose you'll realise why the question mark is needed in the title. Start with the episode Suspected Infidelity and we promise you'll roar through the rest.

Although there has been no word yet on a second season, several characters, including Dr? Sheila, featured on another podcast spoof The Chris Chatman Do-Over.

Normal Gossip

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Who knew banal gossip about people you will never know or meet can be so compelling? But trust us – you might not think you'll be interested, but the sheer incredulity of the stories served up in Normal Gossip will keep you hooked.

Each episode, host Kelsey McKinney and a guest forensically analyze some reader-submitted gossip – from the dish at a surburban dog parlor to petty crime at a student houseshare. One story from August 2022 – retelling the nightmare scenario of broken toilet at a Tinder date's house – went viral and has reached urban-myth status, prompting a special investigation episode. Whether it's true or not doesn't really matter when it's this funny.

Off Menu

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In Off Menu, British comedians Ed Gamble and James Acaster own a dream restaurant where they invite their guests to reveal their favorite starters, mains, deserts, and drinks.

Not only is food a brilliant topic through which to explore uncharted territory with their guests – including alleged condiment avoider Paul Rudd, thespian foodie Stanley Tucci and countless comedy stars – but it's also enormous fun. It'll make you laugh, but it'll also make you want to eat, so get some snacks ready before you dive in.


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Comic actors Jason Bateman, Sean Hayes, and Will Arnett takes turns to surprise each other with a mystery guest in the excellent SmartLess. And in keeping with the hosts' own A-list status, that guest list comprises an incredible array of superstars past and present, from John McEnroe to Adam Driver to Kelly Clarkson.

The winning element is the trio's off-the-cuff banter with each other and their easygoing, lighthearted, improvised chats with their guests. For one enjoyable hour you'll feel included into an exclusive erudite friendship group.

Interview podcasts

WTF With Marc Maron

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Once primarily known as a comedian, Marc Maron hosts one of the biggest and best podcasts around if you love in-depth interviews with big stars – he even had Barack Obama on the show when he was president. Emotionally raw monologues, probing questions, and a seeming willingness to tackle any subject elevate many of Maron’s interviews to another level, and some big stars like Lily Gladstone and Sacha Baron Cohen have shared anecdotes that you won’t hear anywhere else. There are always funny moments, but WTF can also be deeply poignant at times.

The Adam Buxton Podcast

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Originally one half of the comedy presenting duo Adam and Joe, Adam Buxton has become one of the UK's most prolific and popular podcasters. Each episode features him having deep conversations with film directors, comedians, actors and singers. He calls these interviews 'ramble chats' due to their meandering – and occasionally stumbling – lack of format, but don't let that put you off, because they're frequently required listening.

Almost as enjoyable as the interviews themselves are the confessionals that bookend each episode, involving imaginary conversations with his demanding dog, ruminations on the weather, pootling about and recommendations of new films and TV shows. He also takes making ridiculously catchy jingles to epic lengths.

Conan O'Brien Needs A Friend

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Writer on Saturday Night Live and The Simpsons, comedian and late night talk show host, and now (fictional) semi-abusive boss and head of HR at a prolific podcast company, Conan O'Brien makes the art of casual conversation sound like a breeze.

Here, celebrities express their enthusiasm or displeasure at the prospect of being Conan's friend before chatting about whatever's on their mind. As excellent as the interviews are – the chat with Larry David is a particular standout – it's his relationships with his team, his foghorn of a laugh and vaudevillian self mockery that bring the best fun.

How To Fail With Elizabeth Day

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There are many, many podcasts filled with success stories, but so few people ever shout about their failures. Whereas, in reality, the things people have failed at often have a bigger impact on them than their greatest success.

That's what this podcast is all about. Journalist Elizabeth Day interviews a range of fascinating, successful and interesting guests about their life, their work and what drives them. But the overriding focus is on how their failures have shaped who they are today. It's an inspiring listen, but it's also comforting and humanizing to hear how some of the people you admire most have also had to deal with their fair share of difficulties.

History podcasts

Revisionist History

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Malcolm Gladwell is a master at unpicking history to discover a previously unspotted truth that becomes an accepted fact. It was Gladwell who popularized the revelation that people born in January make the best athletes and that it takes 10,000 hours of practice to master a skill.

In his podcast, beautifully produced with archive clips and Gladwell's whispered delivery, every episode takes something from the past and re-examines it – McDonald's changing their French fries recipe, the land grab of public space by golf courses and so on – using something seemingly small to tell a far bigger story.

Real Dictators

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Many of history's most famous dictators were evil tyrants. But as horrible as their crimes were, many of us find their lives and legacies endlessly fascinating. Because, as the tagline for Real Dictators asks: how does a single human being convince thousands to kill for them and millions to turn a blind eye?

This podcast series is hosted by Paul McGann (who you might know from Dr Who, Luther, and Withnail and I) and, with the help of experts, each episode picks a different dictator and explores some of the lesser-known details about their lives. From “Papa Doc” Duvalier, who used modern medicine to convince the people of Haiti that he was a Voodoo god, through to Kim Jong-il, who developed blockbuster movies alongside nuclear warheads.

The series dedicated to Napoleon is particularly good, and filled with staggering facts that didn't make it to the recent film version of his life story.

Dan Snow's History Hit

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Dan Snow has built a history podcasting empire on the back of this show (check out American History Hit and the macabre After Dark for more).

Part of its success is Snow's charming, boyish enthusiasm, but it's the show's variety that provide its biggest appeal – yes, there are plenty of episodes about wars and ancient empires, but also curios such as the secret past buried beneath New York's Central Park, the birth of the CIA and a short history of seances.

You're Dead To Me

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History can be dry and boring, but host Greg Jenner injects a healthy dose of humor here, as he invites interesting panels of guests to talk about famous figures and periods from history. The expert commentary comes from everyone from expert historians to comedians, all encouraged by Jenner’s upbeat style, and covers topics such as the witch craze, Blackbeard the pirate, and warrior queen Boudicca. It's funny, informative, and suitable for the whole family, too.


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Game Of Thrones star and solid British thespian Charles Dance brings some serious heft as narrator to this series, in which each episode sees an actor tell the life story of a famous person in their words. The result is a series of mini autobiographies; the tagline is "You’ve heard of them, now it’s time you hear from them". It's a winning formula, and so is the mix of celebrities.

Produced by Qatar-based broadcaster Al Jazeera, you'll hear from familiar names like Diego Maradona and Marie Curie, but also figures potentially not as well known to western audiences, such as Iranian poet Forough Farrokhzed and Egyptian Europop legend Dalida.

News and politics podcasts

Today, Explained

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Want to find out about the biggest news story of the day and have it broken down for you so you can hold your own in a water-cooler conversation? Then this is the podcast for you.

It's entertaining and funny in equal measures, as hosts Sean Rameswaram and Noel King tackle everything from the rise of Ozempic to the baffling protocol of the British royal family. Their explainers are particularly useful when they answer questions (why is food so expensive at the moment? Why did Taylor Swift leave TikTok?) and analyze the roots of trends that seem to have appeared from nowhere.

Pod Save America

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Pod Save America has topped political podcast lists for years now, but continues to go from strength to strength with three quality episodes each week.

Presented by three former Obama aides, it will help you cut through the noise in this election year, and make sense of what's happening beyond the propaganda and dirty tricks. Crucially, as Trump and Biden's campaigns accelerate ahead of November, it will help you zero in on the facts that really matter.

The Rest Is Politics

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The Rest Is... stable now includes History, Money, Entertainment and Football, but this twice-weekly show is still the star of the pack, with a following that has seen live shows at some of the biggest arenas in the UK.

A big part of the appeal is the chemistry between hosts Alistair Campbell and Rory Stewart, who were once divided by party affiliations (Campbell was a Downing Street spin doctor for the Labour Party, Stewart a high-ranking minister for the Tories) but who now seem to agree on most things. A scandal, gaffe or, indeed, a new prime minister is never far away in British politics and the pair are brilliant at making sense of the madness.

Things Fell Apart

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There's no better podcaster covering left-field beliefs and people's journeys down misinformation rabbit warrens than Jon Ronson, who years ago brought us the excellent The Men Who Stare At Goats and So You've Been Publicly Shamed. His skill is that he treats both sides of a story equally, letting his curiosity guide him rather than being judgmental.

Things Fell Apart defines the root causes of culture wars, speaking to the people who found themselves unwittingly at the heart of a maelstrom of angry opinion. The second season takes us back to the killing of George Floyd and, in Ronson's telling, a debunked psychological theory that played a major part in his murder. Elsewhere, a humble town planner suddenly finds himself beseiged by an angry mob who have connected his traffic-flow system idea to the destruction of civil liberties.

The Audio Long Read

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If you've ever discovered The Guardian's Long Read articles online, you know you need to set aside a lot of time to sit down with them and really digest them. Fortunately, the publisher records some of them, too, so you can listen to them on the go and explore even more in-depth stories.

Published three times a week, the diverse stories covered by The Guardian’s Long Reads range from the history of Indian restaurants in the UK, to the problem with air conditioning, to political themes from around the world.

Film & TV podcasts

Films To Be Buried With

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You may recognize Brett Goldstein from his role as Roy Kent in one of the best Apple TV Plus shows, Ted Lasso, but between acting and scriptwriting gigs he's also a prolific podcaster and has recorded over 250 episodes of Films To Be Buried With.

The concept is that the guest has died (they reveal how they met their often-grisly end) and has arrived in the afterlife at a cinema, where they can rewatch their first movie, guilty pleasure, sexiest and most-watched films. It's a great format that will have you deciding on your own choices, but Goldstein is also a brilliant interviewer and gets his celebrity guests to reveal far more than their favourite movies.

The Prestige TV Podcast

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Episode recaps are brilliant if you're watching a challenging series and struggling to keep up – or alternatively, if you want to relive a great episode with some likeminded fans. The Prestige TV team go the extra yard with detail and publish their expert recaps of hit shows soon after broadcast; watching Succession alongside this podcast told me far more than I thought I knew about the inner workings of the Roy family.

New for 2024 is a spin-off podcast Stick The Landing, which re-examines the final episodes of great shows and asks if the creators got it right or destroyed their legacy; for anyone still puzzling over the endings of Mad Men or Twin Peaks, Andy Greenwald (whose other show The Watch is also worth a listen) has all the answers.

You Must Remember This

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You Must Remember This is a beautiful, and in many ways tragic, storytelling podcast that delves back into the secret history, long-forgotten mysteries and lesser-known figures of early Hollywood.

Former film critic Karina Longworth puts an amazing amount of research into each episode, which in the past have dealt with largely untold stories about the likes of Charles Manson, Theda Bara, Frances Farmer and Ronald Reagan. More recently, she covered the story of controversial Disney movie Song of the South.

It's a must for those interested in movie nostalgia and unearthing the hidden gems you wouldn’t usually read about in a Hollywood history book.

Talking Simpsons

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Going through every single episode of The Simpsons in chronological order, Talking Simpsons takes a detailed look at the making of the world's greatest animated series (well, it was in the '90s, anyway). Each podcast goes through an episode scene-by-scene, with special guests along for the ride, sometimes from the world of animation. If you're a Millennial, The Simpsons was likely everything to you in the '90s, and this is ideal listening if you're considering a rewatch on Disney Plus.

At the time of writing, hosts Bob Mackey and Henry Gilbert have finished re-examining season 1 to mark its anniversary, and are moving through the show's lesser years of season 11 onward.

How Did This Get Made?

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Every one of us, at some point, has seen a movie so bad, so utterly nonsensical and weird, that we uttered the question that gives this podcast its title.

From Burlesque to Space Jam, through Jaws 4: The Revenge and Timecop, there have been a lot of truly awful movies over the years, and here the humorous hosts give you a synopsis peppered with disbelief and comical commentary.

Many of the episodes have celebrity guests and there isn’t always a consensus on every movie, which is part of what makes this such a fun listen.

Trivia podcasts

99% Invisible

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This long-running podcast started on public radio and is ostensibly about design – how everything from cars to keyboard keys to video games are designed. But smooth-talking host Roman Mars likes to tease out obscure details and processes, which always turn out to have unlikely sounding and fascinating stories attached.

Our favorite episode is Highways 101 and the story of a driver who was so unhappy that his city didn't get a mention at a highway exit that he created his own sign exactly matching the official signage (and absolutely no-one noticed).

Stuff You Should Know

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Stuff You Should Know is perhaps the most self-explanatory title for a podcast ever. The show features the never knowingly unenthusiastic Josh Clark and Chuck Bryant discussing topics and trying to get to the core of the information you need to know about them.

Episodes have covered subjects as broad as satanism, heroin, narcolepsy, stuttering and Skittles. Essentially, this is the like an entertaining aural version of Wikipedia and the perfect podcast for becoming an armchair expert in some unlikely topic you never knew you cared about.

The Allusionist

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Do you ever catch yourself contemplating complex ideas like if it’s possible to resurrect languages that have completely died out? That's just one of the subjects covered by host Helen Zaltzman, but this show also delves into the intricate minutiae of the English language that you've never even imagined.

Designed to provide short bursts of knowledge about the way we write and speak to each other, The Allusionist is an indispensable listen for anyone with even a passing interest in the ways languages have evolved and continue to change at a rapid pace.

No Such Thing As A Fish

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What do Toy Story 2, The Large Hadron Collider and the estimated cost of the Death Star in Star Wars all have in common? It’s simple: they’ve all been topics discussed on No Such Thing as a Fish.

Each week, the minds behind the BBC's long-running entertainment panel series QI sit down around microphones to share four bizarre facts they've discovered in the past seven days and, believe us, this is the best podcast around if you’re looking for some very peculiar knowledge.

Twenty Thousand Hertz

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From music to street noise to nature, we are surrounded by sound – but all too often we take it for granted. Twenty Thousand Hertz tells the stories behind the world's most recognizable and interesting sounds and is on a mission to change how you listen to the world.

From the woman who was shocked to discover she had become the default voice of TiKTok to the evolution of bass, to the tricks played by radio jingles, take your ears – and brain – on a sonic voyage of discovery.

Crime podcasts

Darknet Diaries

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Jack Rhysider navigates the murky underbelly of hacks, heists, and data breaches with an infectious enthusiasm that almost makes you forget the nefarious subject matter.

Although fascinated with how the crimes are carried out, the host is on the side of the good guys as he talks to cybrecrime invesitigators and scam hunters.

It's a brilliant podcast for arming yourself with knowledge about the myriad ways you can lose your money, business or identity to crooks, but it's also entertaining – not least the epsisode about YouTuber Jim Browning, who turns the tables on fraudsters by breaking into their networks.


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Beautifully made, with an empathetic approach, Criminal is a series of short episodes that focus on some kind of crime; that’s all they have in common. Sometimes, host Phoebe Judge will interview the perpetrator, sometimes the victim, and sometimes an expert, historian, or even a descendant, but she always gives them room to tell their story in all its bizarre glory.

Airplane hijackers, famous criminal lawyers, murderers and more recount captivating tales in this strangely soothing podcast.

My Favourite Murder

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Hosted by stand-up comedian / television writer Karen Kilgariff and writer / TV host Georgia Hardstark, My Favorite Murder has gained a huge cult following since its inception in 2016.

Each week, these lifelong fans of true crime tell each other a new tale of murder and hear hometown crime stories from fans that write in to the show. My Favorite Murder uses comedy to explore difficult themes , albeit with sensitivity and a focus on the victims' stories.

Fiction podcasts

Sherlock & Co

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Sherlock & Co brings Arthur Conan Doyle's stories up to date, with the eponymous detective recast as an irritable, sassy-mouthed polymath and his unwitting sidekick John Watson as a former soldier for hire who got injured fighting in Ukraine.

Down on his luck, Watson decides to try his hand at podcasting, switching ideas from a niche show for army vets to "Flatmates from Hell" after he finds himself sharing a Baker Street apartment with someone who has turned their bedroom into a ballistics lab (guess who?).

Funny, brilliantly scripted (Sherlock is a little bit more enlightened than previous versions of the famous sleuth) and with high production values, you'll be hooked from the start.

Welcome To Night Vale

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Welcome to Night Vale is very different to anything else on this list. Night Vale is a fictional town and each episode tells the story of the place through news and announcements.

It's usually shared by the show's main character Cecil Gershwin Palmer, but sometimes secondary characters pop up to share more about Night Vale, too.

If you enjoy David Lynch's Twin Peaks and the weirder end of the the entertainment spectrum this fiction podcast is highly recommended. But beware: it's published twice monthly, and you'll want to rewind to the beginning in 2012 to do it justice, so there are a lot of episodes to get through before you're up to date.

The Adventure Zone

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The Adventure Zone has a basic concept – three brothers have talked their dad into starting a Dungeons & Dragons campaign, and you get to listen to what happens along the way.

TAZ is a wonderful introduction to the complex world of D&D but, even if you're not a fan of tabletop RPG games, the story and characters are sure to bring you in and encourage you to go along for the ride.

For the most recent series, they take on a Dracula-themed adventure, so be prepared for some gory twists.

Sports podcasts

The Cycling Podcast

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If you’re interested (even remotely) in cycling, you’ll adore The Cycling Podcast. Produced by renowned journalists Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe, the show is centered around the world of professional cycling, detailing the weekly talking points of the sport and the stories behind them.

Featuring expert analysis and interviews with the biggest names in cycling, their expansive knowledge and love of the sport is contagious. And though they take the sport seriously and aren’t afraid of cycling’s more controversial topics, their talk of the food and culture of the region they’re visiting on a Grand Tour adds a touch of atmosphere and color that’s all nicely wrapped up with the team's relaxed (but far from amateurish) presenting technique.

The Totally Football Show

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James Richardson – known to his devoted following as AC Jimbo – has been a cult football presenter for decades, bringing the UK it's first taste of live Italian football in the 1990s and going on to become a podcasting pioneer.

Beyond the in-jokes and banter, this show works as an excellent way to keep up with the English Premier League, with the team recapping every game and covering all the major news stories. There's also a weekly European show which does the same job for Germany, Italy, France and Spain.

The Bill Simmons Podcast

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Previously known as "The Boston Sports Guy" and once a reporter for ESPN, Bill Simmons wrote the one book about the NBA everyone needs to own (The Book Of Basketball) and created a podcasting behemouth with his company Ringer.

The most downloaded sports show of all time, and often topping Apple and Spotify's charts, Simmons is never shy to voice exactly what he thinks, which manages to enrage and entertain in equal measure.

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