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  • Award-winning ex-BBC journalist Andrew Gold interviews fascinating minds & quirky outsiders, from a Westboro Baptist Church defector and a female Mormon psychopath to Amanda Knox and Richard Dawkins...and a man who once had to eat his friends. New eps Mon & Thu.

  • Londongrad: How the Lebedevs partied their way to power is a 6 part series investigating two men – who are at the heart of the story of Britain opening its doors to Russian Oligarchs. Alexander Lebedev is the man with the money and - as we’ll see - with the plan. Alexander’s son, Evgeny, rose from a fixture on the social scene to a seat in the House of Lords. He did it with Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s help and against the advice of the security services. There’s never been a story quite like it. 


    Londongrad launches Thursday 2nd June with a new episode each week, but Tortoise members and Tortoise+ subscribers on Apple Podcasts get exclusive, early access to the first three episodes. Just subscribe to Tortoise+ on Apple Podcasts or join Tortoise as a member, where you will also get to more of our investigations into Londongrad, as well as invites to exclusive events. For half price digital membership for £50 go to tortoisemedia.com/londongrad and enter the code Paul50


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  • 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.

  • 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 [email protected]

  • The Anything Goes Podcast Show is a place you'll find people talking about their real-life stories and experiences. Hosted by James English, guests include reformed gangsters, comedians, actors, footballers, porn stars, politicians and many more who all have a story to tell. Expect shocking stories about murder, crime, depression, addictions and suicide, with some laughs along the way with sagas of sex, love and comedy.

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

  • 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…

    For tickets and information about our upcoming live show on the 23rd May please visit: wondery.fm/britishscandallive

  • Never Have I Ever is a brand new podcast from Joel Dommett and Hannah Cooper that sees the married couple act on unusual suggestions from listeners and each other, to experience something they’ve never done before.

    Be it smashing out their feelings in a rage room, taking (or posing for) a life-drawing class or staying in a haunted house for the night, Joel and Hannah are broadening their horizons and recording it for your entertainment.

    Listen now and subscribe.

    Get in touch with Joel & Hannah:
    Insta: @nevereverpod
    Email: [email protected]

  • 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!

    Email - [email protected]

    Instagram - @TheSamandBillieShow

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

  • 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

  • What does it feel like to pick up the phone and scam someone out of $50 million? This is the story of Gilbert Chikli, one of the greatest con artists of all time. Host and award-winning journalist Evan Ratliff investigates how Chikli duped some of the world’s most powerful people into handing over their fortunes. He explores how Chikli evaded the law for years and became a Robin Hood-like hero. More than just a tale of criminal genius, this is a show about the moment we’re living in right now — the golden age of scammers — and the power of seduction. But what happens when the fantasy we’ve been lured into finally crumbles away?

    Follow Persona: The French Deception wherever you get your podcasts, or you can listen early on Amazon Music or early and ad-free by subscribing to Wondery Plus in Apple Podcasts or the Wondery app.

  • Hey Curious F**kers its Florence and Reed here. Welcome to our podcast where we talk about sex, relationships and body positivity with no filter, no censor and with absolutely no F**ks Given.

    You'll be hearing all of our juicy sex stories, we'll be getting the gossip from some big name guests and of course we'll be on hand to answer your sex and relationship questions.

    And, we've been in your earholes since 2018, so have a scroll back through series one to catch up!

    Check out our MERCH!!!!!

    https://www.comecurious.co.uk/

  • Subscribe on Apple for longer, ad-free episodes and bonus content. You'll also get them before anyone else.

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

    Grow the show? You know you want to.

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

  • 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.

  • Crackling anecdotes and blistering chat, lubricated by killer cooking. Jay Rayner, one of the world’s top food critics, lunches big names in a restaurant of his choosing. Stars this season include: Stephen Fry, Bill Bailey, Rose Matafeo, Rob Brydon, Lolly Adefope and many more.

    To access The Cheese Course, an exclusive monthly bonus episode, subscribe on Apple Podcasts for just £1.79 a month. In each episode Jay invites a previous guest back for a catch up over a plate of the finest cheese and biscuits. And, as well as enjoying an extra helping of cheesy conversation each month, subscribers also get every episode of Out To Lunch completely ad-free. Delicious.

    A Somethin’ Else / Jay Rayner production with Sony Music Entertainment

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

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  • Welcome to RunPod, the weekly run club you can join simply by listening. In this series Jenni Falconer welcomes special guests who share that passion for running. Together they’ll discuss the challenge, reward and sometimes obsession of pounding the pavement whilst asking what drives us to run, why some catch the bug more than others, and how it can transform the lives of those who do it. Along the way, you'll hear top training tips, monumental mistakes and some inspirational stories. So, whether you’re a seasoned marathoner, treadmill trainer, fitness guru or simply putting off that Sunday jog, RunPod is here for you.

  • Forever the Host and never the hosted? In her debut podcast series, broadcaster, interiors fanatic, food lover and founder of Hoste - Laura Jackson is handing over the apron strings to chat food, travel and interiors with guests that do the hosting. If you want to know all about their hosting secrets, inside their black book for restaurants,  in-the-know holiday destinations or even where they shop for vintage crockery - this is the podcast for you. Whether it be at their house, their local coffee spot, or even in their favourite hotel room, join our hosts and Laura for a cuppa or a margarita... whilst we unpick what it means to hoste.