Below are the nominations for the British Podcast Awards 2017, as chosen by our independent judges. To hear extracts from each of these podcasts, subscribe to our series at (coming soon). Category winners qualify for the audioBoom Best Podcast Award. All winners will be announced at our gala awards show on 29th April 2017. Tickets are available now for the biggest podcasting party of the year!

British Awards 2017

audioboom Podcast of the Year 2017

Listeners' Choice Awards 2017

Podcast Champion 2017

Best Review

The Penguin Podcast [iTunes] Somethin' Else

Song by Song [iTunes] Martin Zaltz Austwick and Sam Pay

Soundtracking with Edith Bowman [iTunes] Edith Bowman

Spoiler [iTunes] Joe Shmo

SRSLY [iTunes] The SRSLY Podcast from the New Statesman

True Crime

Body On The Moor [iTunes] BBC Radio

They Walk Among Us [iTunes] Benjamin Fitton and Rosanna Fitton

Untold: the Daniel Morgan Murder [iTunes] Peter Jukes and Deeivya Meir

Branded Content supported by Create

Fathers & Sons [iTunes] Radio Wolfgang with Mr. Porter

Glyndebourne podcast [iTunes] Katherine Godfrey, Whistledown Productions

Mountain [iTunes] Christopher Sleight

The National Trust Gardens Podcast [iTunes] Fresh Air Production

Sound Matters [iTunes] Third Ear/Quincey Sound production for B&O Play

Best Comedy supported by Podiant


Beef & Dairy Network Podcast [iTunes] Benjamin Partridge

Do The Right Thing [iTunes] Fuzz Productions

Richard Herring's Leicester Square Theatre Podcast [iTunes] Fuzz Productions

The Scummy Mummies Podcast [iTunes] Scummy Mummies


Beef & Dairy Network Podcast [iTunes] Benjamin Partridge

Tracks [iTunes] BBC Radio

Wooden Overcoats [iTunes] Wooden Overcoats Ltd

Represent supported by Upload Radio

Farmerama [iTunes] Jo Barratt and Abby Rose

Lunar Poetry Podcasts [iTunes] David Turner

Melanin Millennials [iTunes] The ShoutOut Network

Best Radio Podcast supported by UK Radioplayer

50 Things That Changed The Modern Economy [iTunes] BBC Radio Current Affairs for BBC World Service

Ollie & Si [iTunes] Ollie Gallant and Simon Alexander, Quidem Radio

Kermode and Mayo's Film Review [iTunes] Somethin' Else for BBC Radio

Radiomoments Conversations [iTunes] David Lloyd Media Services

Short Cuts [iTunes] Falling Tree Productions for BBC Radio

Best New Podcast supported by the Radio Independents Group

The Cinemile [iTunes] Dave Corkery and Cathy Cullen

Everyone Else [iTunes] Eva Krysiak

Say Why To Drugs [iTunes] Distraction Pieces Network

Soundtracking with Edith Bowman [iTunes] Edith Bowman 

The Untold [iTunes] BBC Radio 4


The Big Interview With Graham Hunter [iTunes] Neil White

The Cycling Podcast [iTunes] Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe

Fight Disciples [iTunes] Fight Disciples

Hornet Heaven [iTunes] Olly Wicken

How2Wrestling [iTunes] Podcrabs

Best Interview supported by ipDTL

Getting Better Acquainted [iTunes] Dave Pickering

Scientists not the Science [iTunes] Stuart Higgins

Shoot First Talk Later: The Photoshoot Podcast [iTunes] Robert Gershinson

What Goes On Here [iTunes] Sam Walker

Current Affairs

The Economist asks [iTunes] The Economist

The New Statesman Podcast [iTunes] The New Statesman Podcast

The Inquiry [iTunes] BBC Radio Current Affairs for BBC World Service

ShoutOut [iTunes] ShoutOut Radio

Weekly Economics Podcast [iTunes} New Economics Foundation

International Award

Entertainment with Maple Street Studios

The Distraction Pieces Podcast [iTunes] Distraction Pieces Network

A Gay & A Non Gay [iTunes] A Gay & A Non Gay

Hip Hop Saved My Life with Romesh Ranganathan [iTunes] audioBoom

Probably True [iTunes] Scott Flashheart Elliott

Soundtracking with Edith Bowman [iTunes] Edith Bowman

‘Other’ (AKA Most Original Podcast)

Between the Ears [iTunes] BBC Radio

Mountain [iTunes] Christopher Sleight

Weird Tales and the Unexplainable [iTunes] Bob Shoy

Smartest supported by Whistledown Studios

Chips With Everything [iTunes] The Guardian

Coffee Break Italian [iTunes] Radio Lingua Network

The National Trust Gardens Podcast [iTunes] Fresh Air Production

Scienceish [iTunes] Radio Wolfgang

Sound Matters [iTunes] Third Ear/Quincey Sound production for B&O Play