Lockdown podcast listening has increased to 15%

Comedy is Crowned as the UK's Favourite Podcast Genre

Without a daily commute, a fair amount of podcast-listening time has been lost. However, recent research shows that despite an initial dip, lockdown podcast listening has increased to 15%, with more people than ever choosing podcasts over radio and music. Without the socialising aspects of an office, more people are listening to podcasts while working from home to fill in the gap and give...

Michelle Obama

From Michelle Obama to Clara Amfo four of the best new celebrity podcasts

This year we’ve all been given a bit more space to learn new skills – whether it’s baking sourdough, taking up knitting, or even podcasting.

Celebrities are just like us, and many have taken the opportunity to launch their own podcast series. Full disclosure: some of these podcasts kicked off pre-pandemic, but have done the bulk of their recordings during this ‘new normal’, having to...

Kim Kardashian and Kate Hudson celebrity podcasts

Nine of the best celebrity podcasts, as Kim Kardashian announces her own series

The latest step in Kim Kardashian’s transition from reality TV star to criminal justice reform advocate sees the 39-year-old launch a crime-themed podcast.

The audio series will focus on the case of Kevin Keith, who was sentenced to death in 1994 for three murders in Ohio, a sentence later commuted to life without parole. He has maintained his innocence and appealed his conviction...

Garden flowers blooming

Discover the best virtual gardens, podcasts and expert advice

If you’re yearning for all the gardening shows that have been cancelled, you can still be inspired by exploring gorgeous virtual gardens now and throughout the summer, from the comfort of your armchair.

Not only is the first ever ‘virtual’ RHS Chelsea Flower Show being held through the RHS website (rhs.org.uk), which will host an abundance of free, inspiring content from the great...