Nominees announced for the British Podcast Awards 2022

More than 250 nominees in over 30 categories have made the shortlist for the British Podcast Awards 2022.

They include Greg James & Bella Mackie; And Then Came Breast Cancer with Victoria Derbyshire; Happy Place with Fearne Cotton; Tan France’s Queer Icons; Ed Gamble & James Acaster and Chris & Rosie Ramsey.

Sweet Bobby has three nominations, while French and Saunders’ Titting About and Jamali Maddix’s Spooky Shit are both up for the Best Comedy Podcast Award. The battle of the daily news podcasts is in full swing as The Guardian’s Today in Focus has 3 nominations and The Times’ Stories Of Our Times is up for both Best Interview Podcast and The Creativity Award.

The judging panel, chaired by Emily Maitlis and Jon Sopel, listened to 319 hours of podcasts. With over 1200 entries submitted, these nominations come with prestige.

Created by Matt Deegan and Matt Hill, the British Podcast Awards recently joined forces with Haymarket to take it forward.

The winners will be announced at an awards show on Saturday 23rd July.

 

FULL LIST OF NOMINEES

Moment of the Year

+44 Podcast with Zeze Millz and Sideman – So Incredible for Amazon Music

Chinese Chippy Girl

Coiled – Leanne Alie & Sylvie Carlos

Happy Place – Fearne Cotton

Masala Podcast – Sangeeta Pillai, Soul Sutras

Shagged Married Annoyed – Chris & Rosie Ramsey

Sweet Bobby – Tortoise Media

The Intelligence – The Economist

The Missing – What’s The Story Sound & Podimo for Amazon Music

Things Fell Apart – BBC Audio for BBC Radio 4


Best Arts & Culture Podcast
Supported by PodBible

+44 Podcast with Zeze Millz and Sideman – So Incredible for Amazon Music

Activity Quest – Fun Kids

Beauty Fix – BBC Audio for BBC Sounds

FT Weekend – Financial Times

Have you Heard George’s Podcast? – BBC Radio 5 Live & BBC Sounds

James Acaster’s Perfect Sounds – BBC Sounds

Legends Fall In The Making – BBC Studio’s Factual Podcast Unit for 1Xtra

LPO Offstage – Tandem Production for the London Philharmonic Orchestra

Short History of… – Noiser

Talk Art – Russell Tovey and Robert Diament


Best Branded Content Podcast 

Behind The Rings – Fresh Air Production & Audi UK

Forced to Flee – UNHCR

Lives on the Lines – Fresh Air Production & Greater Anglia Trains

LSE IQ – The LSE iQ Team

Puppy Podcast (Pets at Home) – John Brown for Pets at Home

Red Bull Basement Sessions – Red Bull

The Global Safety Podcast – Fresh Air Production & Lloyds Register Foundation

The Radio Times Podcast – Somethin’ Else for Immediate Media

You’re on Mute – Black Business Institute & 4DC

Youth Rising by NCS – Somethin’ Else for NCS


Best Business Podcast 
Supported by Subly

Being Freelance – Steve Folland

Money Clinic – Financial Times

Money Talks – The Economist

Ninetwentynine – Listen for Fiverr

Off The Agenda – Sir Charles Bowman & Edwin Danso

Social Minds – Social Chain

Tales from the Tannoy – Sayer Hamilton

The Little Questions – Apella Advisors

The REALWORK Podcast with Fleur Emery – Realwork

We Built This City – Roland Dransfield PR


Best Comedy Podcast 
Supported by Amazon Music

Cold Case Crime Cuts – unusual

Come Into My Kitchen – Ralph Jones and Daniel Nils Roberts

Drunk Women Solving Crime – Hannah George, Taylor Glenn and Catie Wilkins

Jamali Maddix: Spooky Shit – Novel for Audible

My Dad Wrote a Porno – Team Porno

The Skewer – unusual

The Staff Room Podcast – Harry Stachini

This is Gay – Kirk Flash

This Paranormal Life – Rory Powers & Kit Grier Mulvenna

Titting About – Listen for Audible


Best Current Affairs Podcast

Death by Conspiracy? – BBC Radio 4 for BBC Sounds

File on 4 – Long Form Audio Salford for BBC Radio 4

Media Storm – The House of the Guilty Feminist

The Big Steal – GML and Fresh Air Production

The Foreign Desk – Monocle 24

The Intelligence – The Economist

The Slow Newscast – Tortoise Media

The Week Junior Show – Fun Kids & The Week Junior

Today in Focus – The Guardian

Westminster Insider – Whistledown Productions for POLITICO Europe


Best Daily Podcast 

COP26 Daily – The Big Light Podcast Network

Dan Snow’s History Hit – History Hit

Everyday Positivity – Kate Cocker for Volley

Shot & Chaser – Somethin’ Else for Spotify

The Intelligence – The Economist

The Monocle Daily – Monocle 24

The Santa Daily – Fun Kids & Devaweb

The Teamsheet – Audio Always for Spotify

Today in Focus – The Guardian

Wake Up Wind Down – Niall Breslin for Spotify


Best Documentary Podcast 

Bias Diagnosis – Whistledown Productions for Audible

Brixton: Flames on the Frontline – BBC Radio Current Affairs for BBC Radio 5 Live

Freshwater, from Today in Focus – The Guardian

Harsh Reality – Novel for Wondery

Have You Heard George’s Podcast? – George the Poet for BBC Sounds & BBC Radio 5 Live

I’m Not a Monster – BBC News Longform Audio for BBC Radio 5 Live

Lecker: A Food Podcast – Lucy Dearlove for Lecker Kitchens

Sweet Bobby – Tortoise Media

The Coming Storm – BBC Radio 4

We Were Always Here – Broccoli Productions


Best Entertainment Podcast 
Supported by Create Podcasts

British Scandal – Wondery

Decode – Reduced Listening for Spotify

Desert Island Dicks – James Deacon

Elis James and John Robins – Audio Always for BBC Radio 5 Live

Feast is Feast with Big Zuu – Global

Nul Points – Martyn Williams & Laura Cress

Pressed – BBC Studios TalentWorks & Unheard Network for BBC Sounds

Shagged, Married, Annoyed – Chris & Rosie Ramsey

The Down Low – Ess & Bernie

You’re Dead to Me – The Athletic UK for BBC Radio 4


Best Family Podcast 

Armchair Adventures  – Made By Mortals

Bedtime Stories from Dreams – Audio Always for Dreams

Bottle Ship Adventures – Charly Conquest & Ben Mullins for Bedtime FM

The Confidence Fighter – Myrtle Mitchell

Dadvengers Podcast – Nigel Clarke & The London Podcast Company

Dear Daughter – BBC Long Form Audio for BBC World Service

Koko Sleep – Sleep With Sleepiest

Mother of All Solutions – Laura Broderick

Operation Ouch – Listen for Maverick TV

Super Great Kids’ Stories  – Wardour Studio


Best Fiction Podcast 

Atlantic: A Scottish Story – Noisemaker & The Big Light

Earth Eclipsed – The Lunar Company for Apollo Podcasts

Fully Amplified – Futures Theatre

Ignite Climate Shorts – Fierce Green Productions

King Frank and the Knights of the Eco Quest – Soundscape Productions for Fun Kids

Soundworlds – Patrick Eakin Young

The Ballad of Anne & Mary – Long Cat Media

The Magnus Archives – Rusty Quill

The Silt Verses – Eskew Productions

Wooden Overcoats


Best Interview Podcast 
Supported by Podfollow

A Gay and a Non Gay – James Barr and Dan Hudson

Chinese Chippy Girl

Coupledom with Idris and Sabrina Elba – Audible

Distraction Pieces: Where’s Your Head At? – Scroobius Pip

Full Disclosure with James O’Brien – Global

Masala Podcast – Sangeeta Pillai, Soul Sutras

Stories Of Our Times – The Times

Tales From The Tannoy – Sayer Hamilton

The Secret Life Of Prisons – Prison Radio Association

We Are Black Journos


Best Live Podcast 

Bad People – BBC Audio Science for BBC Radio 5 Live & BBC Sounds

Cabinet Of Jazz – Loftus Media for Jazz FM

Drunk Women Solving Crime – “Hannah George, Taylor

Glenn and Catie Wilkins”

Girls On Film Podcast – Anna Smith and Hedda Archbold

Nobody Panic – Plosive Podcasts

Off Menu with Ed Gamble and James Acaster – Plosive Podcasts

Pappy’s Flatshare Slamdown – Pappy’s

The Empire Film Podcast – Bauer Media

The Guilty Feminist – Deborah Frances-White

The Moon Under Water – Audio Always


Best New Podcast

Call Me Mother – Novel

Decode – Reduced Listening for Spotify

Ignite Climate Shorts – Fierce Green Productions

MUBI Podcast – MUBI, Inc

Off The Beaten Jack – Jack Boswell

Outcast UK

Promenade – The Shift Podcast Network

Teach Me a Lesson with Greg James and Bella Mackie – Banana Stand for BBC Sounds

The Way We Are with Munroe Bergdorf – Mags Creative for Spotify

Yours Sincerely with Jess Phillips – Audio Always


Best Radio Podcast

A Wish For Afghanistan – BBC World Service

Homeschool History – The Athletic UK for BBC Radio 4

Legends Fall In The Making – BBC Studio’s Factual Podcast Unit for 1Xtra

Our Journey – Miranda Rae & Sound Women South West

Room 5 – Helena Merriman for BBC Radio 4 & BBC Sounds

Skin Tings – Bauer Media

The Great Post Office Trial – Whistledown Productions for BBC Radio 4

The Santa Daily – Fun Kids & Devaweb

The Skewer – unusual

Uncanny – Uncanny Media and Bafflegab Productions for BBC Radio 4


Best Sex & Relationships Podcast

A Gay and A NonGay – James Barr and Dan Hudson

Assume Nothing: Rape Trial – BBC Northern Ireland

F**ks Given – Crowd Network

Homo Sapiens – Spirit Studios

Life of Bi: A Slippery History of Bisexuality – Ell Potter and Mary Higgins

Millennial Love – The Independent

The Divorce Social with Samantha Baines – Samantha Baines

The Meaningful Life with Andrew G. Marshall – Andrew G. Marshall

The Receipts – Audrey, Tolani, Milena for Spotify

The Sexual Wellness Sessions – Kate Moyle


Smartest Podcast

A Thorough Examination with Drs Chris and Xand: Addicted To Food – Loftus Media

Decode – Reduced Listening for Spotify

Have You Heard George’s Podcast? – George the Poet for BBC Radio 5 Live & BBC Sounds

Lecker: A Food Podcast – Lucy Dearlove for Lecker Kitchens

Stephen Fry’s Edwardian Secrets – Stephen Fry and Testbed Productions for Audible

Tan France’s Queer Icons – 7digital for Audible

Teach Me A Lesson with Greg James and Bella Mackie – Banana Stand for BBC Sounds

The Tip Off – Maeve McClenaghan & Studio To Be

The Unfiltered History Tour – VICE World News

Year 21 – BBC News Northern Ireland


Best Sport Podcast

F1: Beyond the Grid – Audioboom Studios for Formula 1

Fight of the Century:Ali v Frazier – TBI Media for BBC Radio 5 Live & BBC Sounds

Following On – talkSPORT

Football Ramble Presents – Stak

Mark Andrews My Love Letter to Wrestling – BBC Wales for BBC Sounds

Race F1 Podcast – The Race Media for The Athletic

Tailenders – TBI Media for BBC Radio 5 Live & BBC Sounds

The Fake Paralympians  – BBC Long Form Audio for BBC World Service

The Official Manchester United Podcast – Audio Always for Manchester United FC

The Teamsheet – Audio Always for Spotify


Best True Crime Podcast

American Vigilante – Crowd Network

Bad Cops – BBC Long Form Audio for BBC World Service

Battersea Poltergeist – Uncanny Media and Bafflegab Productions for BBC Radio 4

Seventeen Years: The Andrew Malkinson story – Stories of our times, The Times

Sweet Bobby – Tortoise Media

The Catch  – Message Heard for Audible

The Lazarus Heist – BBC World service

The Northern Bank Job  – BBC Northern Ireland for BBC Radio 4 & BBC Sounds

Who Killed Emma – BBC Scotland Podcasts

Wild Crimes for the Natural History Museum – Whistledown Productions for the Natural History Museum


The Climate Award

Chattin’ Shit to Save the Planet

Common Threads – Ruth MacGilp and Alice Cruickshank

Get Birding – Peanut & Crumb

Great Green Questions – Mags Creative

Ignite Climate Shorts – Fierce Green Productions

The Long Time Academy – Headspace, The Long Time Project & Scenery Studios

Ocean Matters – Fresh Air Production & The Bertarelli Foundation

The Climate Question – BBC Long for Audio for BBC World Service

The SpaceShip Earth Podcast – Dan Burgess

Which? Investigates – Which?


Best Wellbeing Podcast

Built to Thrive – Listen for Amazon Music

Declassified – Michael Coates

Effin’ Hormones – Helen, Emma, Terri and Beena

Happy Place – Fearne Cotton

Homo Sapiens – Spirit Studios

Manatomy – Danny Wallace, Phil Hilton & Joe Attewell

Self Care Club – Lauren Mishcon & Nicole Goodman

The ADHD Women’s Wellbeing Podcast – Kate Moryoussef

The Merry Menopause Bookclub Podcast – Jo Fuller

Yours Sincerely, Jess Phillips – Audio Always


Best Welsh Podcast

Cwîns efo Mari a Meilir

Gwrachod Heddiw

Probcast

Sgwrsio

Siarad Secs


Best Network or Publisher

Audio Always

BBC Radio 5 Live

BBC World Service

Financial Times

Fun Kids

History Hit

Mags Creative

Noiser

Stak

The Athletic

 


The Creativity Award

A Life More Wild – 18Sixty for Canopy & Stars

Assume Nothing: Rape Trial – BBC Northern Ireland

Have You Heard George’s Podcast? – George the Poet for BBC Radio 5 Live & BBC Sounds

Neutrinowatch – Martin Zaltz Austwick and Jeff Emtman

Operation Ouch! The Podcast of Everything – Listen for Maverick TV

Soundworlds – Patrick Eakin Young

Stories of our times – The Times

The Bias Diagnosis – Whistledown Productions for Audible

The Flock – A Ton Of Feathers

The Rez – Rezilience


Best Sales Team

Adelicious

Fresh Air Production

Message Heard Sales Team


Best Marketing Campaign

Anthems

Exactly. with Florence Given

Sweet Bobby


Best Commercial Campaign

Money Talks (Acast Creative & Klarna)

Comfort Eating with Grace Dent

Ed Sheeran’s Mathematics Tour (Fun Kids)


BBC Sounds Rising Star 

Amy Richards

Cara McGoogan

DJ Flight

Ella Saltmarshe

Georgie Ma

Kirk Flash

Marianna Spring

Meera Kumar

Michael Safi

Shivani Dave


The Spotlight Award

Bad Women – Pushkin Industries

British Scandal – Wondery

Fairy Meadow – BBC Audio Bristol and BBC News for BBC Radio 4

Newscast – BBC News

Off Menu with Ed Gamble and James Acaster – Plosive Podcasts

Real Dictators – Noiser

Rose & Rosie: Parental Guidance – BBC Studios Audio for Spotify

Short History Of… – Noiser

The Foreign Desk – Monocle 24

The High Performance Podcast – Jake Humphrey


The Bullseye Award

And Then Came Breast Cancer – Future Dreams & 6Foot6 Productions

Getting Emotional – Bex Lindsay

History Storytime – Sophie, Eleanor and Mark

Jimmy’s Jobs of the Future – Jimmy McLoughin OBE

Locked Up Living – Naomi Murphy & David Jones

Making Conversations Count – Podknows Productions

Song by Song – Sam Pay and Martin Austwick

Talk Twenties – Gaby Mendes

The Proper Mental Podcast – Tom Davies

Ysbeidiau Heulog – Llwyd Owen & Leigh Jones

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Posted on Monday, June 20th, 2022 at 9:48 pm by RadioToday UK

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