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British Podcast Awards Winners 2020


British Podcast Awards Winners 2020

Last night, The British Podcast Awards was streamed live, offering podcast fans a glimpse into this year’s awards ceremony. It was a silly and fun evening, as hosts Clara Amfo with Rhianna Dhillon navigated internet connections and confetti cannons with ease. Let’s take a look at the winners in each category:


Best Comedy Podcast supported by Acast

Gold Winner: Kurupt FM – Audible UK

Silver Winner: Brian & Roger – Great Big Owl

Bronze Winner: Dear Joan and Jericha – Julia Davis & Vicki Pepperdine


Best Live Episode supported by Latitude

Gold Winner: Tailenders – TBI Media

Silver Winner: Tape Notes – Tape Notes

Bronze Winner: Blood on the Tracks – Shooting Shark


Best Sex and Relationships Podcast

Gold Winner: Brown Girls Do It Too – BBC Asian Network

Silver Winner: Masala Podcast – Sangeeta Pillai for Soul Sutras

Bronze Winner: Fucks Given – ComeCurious for Studio71 UK


Best Fiction Podcast

Gold Winner: Passenger List – Goldhawk Productions & Radiotopia

Silver Winner: Fall of the Shah – Steve Waters for BBC World Service

Bronze Winner: Hag – Thomas Curry, Harriet Poland & Tom Killian for Audible UK


Smartest Podcast supported by Rethink Audio

Gold Winner: The Sound of Anger  – Queen Mary centre for the History of the Emotions

Silver Winner: Food Actually – Chalk & Blade and Pushkin Industries for Luminary Media

Bronze Winner: Power Corrupts – Brian Klaas


Best Arts and Culture Podcast supported by Pod Bible

Gold Winner: Rule of Three – Great Big Owl

Silver Winner: Best Pick – The Spontaneity Shop

Bronze Winner: Classical Fix – BBC Radio 3 Production


Best True Crime Podcast

Gold Winner: Paradise – Dan Maudsley for 5 Live & BBC Sounds

Silver Winner: The Hurricane Tapes – Steve Crossman & Joel Hammer for BBC World Service

Bronze Winner: The Bellingcat Podcast: MH17 – Novel


Best Sports Podcast supported by Audioboom

Gold Winner: Football Inside Out: FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 – We Are Grape for COPA90

Silver Winer: The Beautiful Brain – Hana Walker-Brown for Audible UK

Bronze Winner: The Game Changers – Promote PR


Best Branded Podcast

Gold Winner: Penguin Podcast – Somethin’ Else

Silver Winner: Meet Me at the Museum – Art Fund

Bronze Winner: The Rough Guide to Everywhere – Reduced Listening for Rough Guides


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

Gold Winner: Something Rhymes With Purple – Somethin’ Else

Silver Winner: George Ezra & Friends

Bronze Winner: Sam Walker’s Desert Diaries  – Sam Walker


Acast Moment Of The Year

Gold Winner: Tunnel 29 – Helena Merriman for BBC Radio 4 & BBC Sounds

Silver Winner: Ways to Change the World – Channel 4 News

Bronze Winner: #QueerAF – Jamie Wareham for National Student Pride


Best New Podcast supported by Factory Studios

Gold Winner: The Log Books – Adam Smith, Tash Walker and Shivani Dave

Silver Winner: The Last Bohemians – House of Hutch

Bronze Winner: Shagged Married Annoyed – Chris and Rosie Ramsey for Avalon Television


Best Current Affairs Podcast

Gold Winner: Today in Focus – The Guardian

Silver Winner: The Intelligence  – Economist Radio

Bronze Winner: Stance Podcast – Chrystal Genesis


Best Family Podcast

Gold Winner: David Walliams’ Marvellous Musical Podcast – Global

Silver Winner: Diddy Pod – Ciaran Murtagh, Andrew Barnett Jones & Steve Ryde

Bronze Winner: The Intended Parent – Fran and Kreena


Best Business Podcast

Gold Winner: Money Talks – Economist Radio

Silver: The Northern Power Women Podcast – Northern Power Women

Bronze Winner: Doing It For The Kids – Doing It For the Kids


Best Interview

Gold Winner: Declassified – Michael Coates

Silver Winner: Today in Focus – The Guardian

Bronze Winner: How To Kill An Hour – Marcus Bronzy


Best Wellbeing Podcast

Gold Winner: The Sound of Anger – Queen Mary Centre for the History of the Emotions

Silver Winner: Hooked: The Unexpected Addicts – BBC Radio 5 Live

Bronze Winner: Declassified – Michael Coates


Best Podcast in the Welsh Language

Gold Winner: Dwy Iaith, Un Ymennydd – Elis James, produced by Alpha for BBC Cymru

Silver: Yr Haclediad – Bryn Salisbury, Lestyn Lloyd and Sioned Mills

Bronze: Siarad Secs Astud – BBC Cymru


Best Daily Podcast supported by Podfollow

Gold Winner: The Rob Auton Daily Podcast – Plosive Productions

Silver Winner: Today in Focus – The Guardian

Bronze Winner: Beyond Today  – BBC Radio 4


Best Radio Podcast supported by Radioplayer

Gold Winner: Tunnel 29 – Helena Merriman for BBC Radio 4

Silver Winner: The Skewer – Jon Holmes for BBC Radio 4

Bronze Winner: Ellie and Anna Have Issues – Ellie & Anna for Global


The Spotify Podcast Champion

Renay Richardson


The Spotlight Award supported by DAX

Gold Winner: The Guilty Feminist – The Spontaneity Shop

Silver Winner: Happy Mum Happy Baby – Giovanna Fletcher

Bronze Winner: My Dad Wrote A Porno – Jamie, James, Alice & Rocky


The Bullseye Award supported by Blue Microphones

Gold Winner: Things Unseen: Entombed – CTVC

Silver Winner: The Investor’s Guide to China – Fidelity International

Bronze Winner: This Is Spoke – Penguin Random House UK, Fremantle & BMG


Best Publisher or Network supported by 4DC

Gold Winner: Somethin’ Else

Silver Winner: The Athletic

Bronze Winner: The Guardian


The Creativity Award

Gold Winner: Where is My Mind? – Niall Breslin

Silver Winner: Fake Heiress – BBC Radio Drama London for BBC Radio 4

Bronze Winner: Mind Canyon – Charlie Kemp & Steve Dawson


The Listeners’ Choice Award supported by BBC Sounds

Gold Winner: Shagged Married Annoyed

Silver Winner: Red Handed

Bronze Winner: The Anfield Wrap


The Audioboom Podcast of the Year

Brown Girls Do It Too – BBC Asian Network


Congratulations to all of this year’s winners, especially those we’ve had the privilege of interviewing, writing about, and listening to as a part of Pod Bible.

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