Winner 2019


British Awards 2019

Audioboom Podcast Of The Year


Our judges said: “this podcast showed a level of creativity and craft that was impressive. Alongside it, the entry displayed well thought through story telling which ensured a compelling listen. George the Poet has succeeded in challenging the notion of what can be achieved through podcasting”

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BBC Sounds Listeners’ Choice


Chosen by public vote involving over 190,000 podcast listeners, Brexitcast launched in June 2017, the podcast has been going on longer than anyone anticipated, with Laura Kuenssberg, Chris Mason, Katya Adler and Adam Fleming calling in from wherever they are in the world each week, to try and decipher for it's listeners exactly what is...

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Podcast Champion 2019


Jamie, James, Alice and Rocky go into our podcasting hall of fame, after another barnstorming year that culminated in the first podcast to have their own HBO special.

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Acast Moment Of The Year

Have You Heard George's Podcast?

You, Me & The Big C

The judges were completely floored by You, Me & The Big C: “Rachael Bland, Deborah James and Lauren Mahon, three brilliant women talking with passion, compassion, humour and honesty about an incredibly difficult subject. And in doing so they have transformed the conversation around cancer. The way the podcast dealt with Rachel Bland’s ...

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Over The Bridge Podcast

Best Branded Podcast

Awake at Night

Feminists Don't Wear Pink

Hot Air

The judges said: “A beautifully produced podcast series, with a variety of in-depth, well researched and heavily sound designed stories. The judges were impressed with the brands sophistication to place the stories at the centre and let the Selfridge's story come from the podcasts success.”

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Bullseye Award supported by Podiant

Somerset House Studios

Centuries of Sound

Probably true Podcast

“Small and perfectly formed... a show that consistently delivers compelling true stories for the LGBTQ+ community. He’s won a bronze, he’s won a silver. It’s time for a Gold.”

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Best Arts & Culture

Excuse The Mess

Folk on Foot

George's Podcast

“This is a podcast that deserves your time. It felt a little like a piece of art itself - pushing the boundaries of podcast production.”

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Best Comedy Podcast supported by Spotify

Beef And Dairy Network Podcast

Joan and Jericha

“In going to the places that everyday conversation rarely goes, Julia Davis and Vicky Pepperdine have not only captured the spirit of the medium with Joan and Jericha, they have rendered us absolutely helpless with laughter. Bravo.”

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The All New Angelos and Barry Podcast

Best Current Affairs

Beyond Today

Have You Heard George's Podcast?

The Grenfell Tower Inquiry Podcast

“Powerful and necessary. Though we hear the facts expertly laid out, this podcast is a sobering reminder of the real people at the heart of a tragedy that has long left the headlines; their stories told with devastating detail. Outstanding journalism that will at times make you feel uncomfortable, as it should. Prepare to be incredibly...

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Best Entertainment supported by Sony Music’s 4th Floor Creative

Blood on the Tracks

Spark True Stories

This Paranormal Life

“The winning entry was an unexpected listening experience that ticket the box for all the judges. It demonstrated how podcasting has redefined what traditional broadcasting considers entertaining.”

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Best Family Podcast

Made By Mammas

Everything Under The Sun


“A gripping and enlightening series, the winner successfully makes you consider your own preconceptions of family with excellent interviews underpinned by frank and moving personal stories."

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Best Fiction

The Offensive

Heart George's Podcast

“The judges felt that Have You Heart George's Podcast? exceeded all our expectations. It is an engrossing podcast: fresh, original, surprising, moving, well-written with breathtakingly beautiful sound design and mesmerising performances. An outstanding and worthy winner.”

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The Case of Charles Dexter Ward

Best Interview

Sex Talk

Homo Sapiens

The Modern Mann

“The judges felt the host showed huge empathy in this interview. The questioning is both intelligent and provocative in a gentle way, moving the conversation along in an impactful and compelling manner. In a crowded field this was thought to be a clear winner, an interview podcast of the highest order.”

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Best New Podcast

About Race with Reni Eddo-Lodge

On The Road

Unforgettable listening experience

“The judges were impressed with this exceptional, unusual podcast's bravery and invention. This podcast is unlike anything else out there. It moves between fiction, fact, poetry and reportage to create a new and unforgettable listening experience.”

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Spotlight Award

That Peter Crouch Podcast

The judges said That Peter Crouch Podcast, “found a totally new perspective on one of the nation’s most discussed past-times. Full of wit and personality, this is a podcast that has brought people together, regardless of which club they support.”

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Fortunately...with Fi and Jane

Katie Piper's Extraordinary People

Best Sex & Relationships Podcast

Please Pleasure

“We love the range of subject matter of this show! The hosts are covering everything from sexual pleasure and desire to women's reproductive health and toxic masculinity. The journalism doubles as a public service, while also being an immensely fun listen. It's the kind of show we'd want to send to every teenage girl in our lives, and ...

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The Sugar Baby Confessionals

Best Radio Podcast supported by Radioplayer

Fun Kids Science Weekly

Multi Story

“It made us both laugh and cry within the first few minutes. We were particularly impressed with the sensitive treatment of storytelling not frequently heard elsewhere. It adapts hyperlocal radio to universal appeal, with sublime production and passionate hosting. This is a very worthy gold winner.”

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Tara and George

Smartest Podcast

About Race with Reni Eddo-Lodge

Mesmerising performance

“This podcast captures a unique and powerful voice and views which are so often missing from mainstream media. Using arresting poetry to tackle big issues head on, each episode is a rich and mesmerising performance.”

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Best Sport

The Big Interview with Graham Hunter

The Cycling Podcast Féminin -

The Totally Football Show

“A subtle mix of humour, intertwined with razor sharp word play, this podcast weaves the football, conversation, facts and some randomness expertly together. It’s a real leader in its field.”

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Best True Crime

Case Notes

“Looking back at Classical's most notable and notorious musicians, Case Notes is a crime podcast like no other. Narrative themes include adultery, theft, entrapment and black magic - delve into the darkest parts of the human psyche.”

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Dead Man Talking

End Of Days