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1.The Frank Skinner Show
Frank Skinner's on Absolute Radio every Saturday morning and you can enjoy the show's podcast right here. Radio Academy Award winning Frank, Emily and Alun bring you a show which is like joining your mates for a coffee... So, put the kettle on, sit down and enjoy UK commercial radio's most popular podcast.
2.Simon Mayo's Confessions
Greed, debauchery, pranks, deception, honest mistakes – Join Simon Mayo and his Greatest Hits Radio team as listeners confess their deepest, darkest, most hilarious secrets, and ask for forgiveness from the Confessions Collective.
Jackanory meets CBeebies Bedtime meets debauchery as Shaun Keaveny narrates Jon Holmes’ fictionalised comedy retellings of apocryphal rock 'n’ roll myths and legends.
Tune in weeknights from 6-8pm and Saturday afternoons on Clyde 1 to have your say on Scottish Football AND for all the big match action. Now if you've missed a show you can catch up here or if you just want to listen again to the top team talking about the football topics YOU want to talk about. You can also watch and listen to the show as it goes out live at clyde1.com/superscoreboard
5.The Empire Film Podcast
The Empire Film Podcast is the official podcast of Empire, the world's biggest and best movie magazine. Check back each week for an assortment of irreverent, film-related chat, as well as interviews with Hollywood's best and brightest. The Empire Film Podcast is the official podcast of Empire, the world's biggest and best movie magazine. We bring you all the latest movie news and nonsense, as well as reviews of the week's new films, an assortment of irreverent, film-related chat and interviews with some of Hollywood's best and brightest. New episodes every Friday. For our famous deep dives into specific movies, subscribe to the Empire Spoiler Special Podcast at https://empire.supportingcast.fm/ Love TV? Subscribe to our sister show, The Pilot TV Podcast, which covers every quality show landing on the small screen — because you can't watch *everything*. https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/pilot-tv-podcast/id1435481214
6.Q Presents The Making of…
Each week, Q Magazine Editor Ted Kessler interviews a superstar songwriter and musician about their life and career in music, about their ups and downs, their hits and misses. We also employ the famous “Biscuit Tin” method devised in ancient times by Smash Hits for unlocking their deepest secrets.
7.The Jason Manford Show
Jason Manford, one of the UK's most loved comedians, is on Absolute Radio every Sunday from 8am. If that sounds a bit early on a Sunday for you, then catch the best bits of Jason's show on this handy podcast.
8.The MOJO Innovators Podcast
Each week, the MOJO music heads discuss the artists who changed music forever. From singers and songwriters to solo artists, bands, composers, producers, movers, shakers and epoch makers. Join MOJO’s Jenny Bulley to explore the ground-breaking genius of Brian Wilson, David Bowie, Kate Bush, Aretha Franklin, and many more.
9.The Dave Berry Breakfast Show
Big gigs, great guests and loads more - The Dave Berry Breakfast Show on Absolute Radio, weekdays from 6am.
We'll bring you up close and personal with some of the world's biggest stars, keep you up to date with anything and everything you need to know in entertainment and give you a peak behind the curtain of the crazy world of showbiz.
11.Country Music Talk
Absolute Radio Country leads the way in championing country music, playing the latest releases and classic tracks from the most iconic artists of all time - and talking to them about their influences and the stories behind the songs. With any album, there's a usually a Deluxe edition with bonus material or exclusive content and that's what you can expect right here on Country Music Talks. Every episode will feature every special moment from our guest interviews. And don’t forget, you'll hear them all first on Absolute Radio Country along with the best country music 24/7 if you live in the UK. Re-tune / scan your digital radio, download the Absolute Radio app for your mobile or tablet, and ask your smart speaker to “play Absolute Radio Country". It's where Real Music Matters!
12.Dave Berry's Dadpod
Dave Berry recently became a father for the first time, which is why he wanted to create a place for all people to come and celebrate the wonderful, exciting, sometimes scary, but absolute joy of fatherhood! Join Absolute Radio's Dave Berry as he chats to a different guest each episode to talk about all things involved in being a dad, sharing their experiences of fatherhood (or motherhood in some guests' cases), their relationship with their own fathers, as well gathering some advice (or 'Dad-vice') along the way.
13.Pilot TV Podcast
From the creators of The Empire Film Podcast, The Pilot TV Podcast is your (spoiler free) guide to the essential new shows dropping each week across terrestrial, satellite, streaming and beyond. Bringing you the latest news and reviews, the occasional interview, and some choice recommendations from years past, we're here to cut through the rubbish and make sure every minute you spend in front of the box is a minute worth spending. Served with a heavy helping of insider knowledge, irreverence and general chaos, the Pilot TV Podcast won't just keep you informed, amused and entertained, but is guaranteed to save countless hours of your life. Because you can’t watch *everything*.
14.Rock 'N' Roll Football with Matt Forde and Matt Dyson
Matt Forde and Matt Dyson bring you all the action from Saturday afternoon's football. If by action you mean mucking about, making fun of footballers and generally not knowing what's going on, then this is the show for you.
15.Love In The Time Of Corona
Absolute Radio’s Matt Dyson and The Motherload’s Kate Dyson are facing 14 days of self-isolation after Kate seemingly contracted Covid-19. This would be bearable if they weren’t parents to three kids - Bess, Maggie and Ted. And if the schools hadn’t shut. While Kate languishes in bed, googling random stuff like ‘Can cats die from Coronavirus’, Matt is single-handedly playing nurse, parent, running the household, and broadcasting from the dining room every weekday morning. Can they and their marriage survive Coronavirus? From Matt and Kate's virus-stricken household to your own, this is their diary. Contact us at TimeofCorona@gmail.com. Produced by Dave Howard for Bauer Media.
16.Frank Skinner's Poetry Podcast
Frank Skinner loves poetry. And he thinks you might like it too. Join Frank each week as he takes you through some of his choice picks of poems. There may be laughter. There may be tears. There will certainly be poetry. Frank Skinner's Poetry Podcast is produced by Sarah Bishop. It is an Avalon production for Bauer Media.
17.Hometime with Bush & Richie
The Hometime show brought to you by Andy Bush & Richie Firth. The best bits from 3 hours of nonsense presented by 2 confused dads. Apologies in advance. Weekdays from 4pm on Absolute Radio.
18.KISS Life: Let's Talk About...
The Prince’s Trust believes that every young person should have the chance to succeed in life, so they help 11 to 30 year olds who are unemployed or struggling at school to transform their lives; helping to get them into jobs, education and training. As part of KISS’ partnership with The Prince’s Trust, KISS have launched a podcast series called ‘KISS Life: Let’s Talk About…’ which aims to highlight some of the issues that affect young people and will offer help and information on how The Prince’s Trust is empowering young people to turn their lives around. If you are affected by any of the issues covered in this podcast series, please visit KISSFMUK.COM for help and information.
19.The Olivier Awards Podcast
The Olivier Awards with Mastercard are theatre's most prestigious night. Starting now and right up to the big night and beyond, Alice Arnold and guests will be talking nominees, winners, speeches and surprises, as we celebrate London's world-class musicals and theatre. Don't forget to tune-in every day to hear the greatest songs on Magic at the Musicals from Magic Radio, our radio station dedicated to musical theatre. Hear us on DAB Digital Radio in London, online, in the Magic Radio app and on your smart speaker: 'Play Magic at the Musicals'.
Listen again to the biggest Hip Hop and R&B from KISS.
Every week Cool FM's Curtis, Connor and Melissa dig back through their group chat and discuss what’s been going on in their lives, in the world, and everything in between!
22.Boogie in the Morning Podcast
Listen again to some of the best bits from Boogie in the Morning on Forth 1. Boogie, Arlene and Marty set you up with everything you need to know for the day ahead and hopefully give you a laugh along the way. Listen live on FM and DAB in Edinburgh, the Lothians and Fife or ask your smart speaker to ‘Play Forth 1’.
23.Kerrang! Radio: The Lockdown Interviews
Kerrang! Radio brings you Everything That Rocks in our brand-new podcast. Presented by Loz Guest, The Lockdown Interviews give you exclusive access to the life of artists in lockdown. We also talk tours, albums and new music.
Discover the best from The KISS Network from the last 7 days!
25.Wake Up With Webster
Tay FM's Wake Up With Webster. On-Air Weekdays from 6am Playing All The Biggest Hits. Webster & Claire are here to brighten up your morning with great chat and the biggest hits for Tayside & Fife!
26.Northsound 1 Red Friday
Mike Macdermid hosts the hot Dons related discussion ahead of the next game. Joined in the studio by pundits Dave Mac and Andrew Shinie. Your thoughts, opinions and those of the ex-pros! Listen at 6pm every Friday on Northsound 1 or listen again here.
27.The Peachcast with Miss Peaches
Life’s not a Drag… well, it is for Miss Peaches. Dundee’s biggest Drag Queen gives us an insight to her life, in and out of drag, with light and shade as varied as an eyeshadow palette! With features like Peaches Teaches and Peaches Preaches, she’s gonna give us the juice, the glam and the gossip. With guest appearances and challenges we can expect laughs and outrageous stories, and Full T. Life’s Peachy.
28.It's Time to Talk Now
Metro Radio and TFM’s It’s Time to Talk campaign launched on Blue Monday for 4 weeks as we want to talk about the importance of mental health and why people should talk about it. Join Chris Felton and guests who talk about opening up, how to improve your mental health, helping others and preventing relapse.
29.Absolute Radio 90s presents...
Listen back to some of the best Absolute Radio 90s documentaries, interviews, co-host shows and more here!
30.The Musicals & Theatre Podcast
This podcast will return when the theatres reopen with new interviews with the best stars of the West End and national Theatres. Get closer to the stars of the stage with The Musicals & Theatre Podcast! In each episode Magic Radio's Alice Arnold is chatting with a writer, composer, producer or performer from the world of theatre and musicals. Look out for guests including Gary Barlow, Ruthie Henshall and Michael Ball.
31.Absolute Radio: Isle of Wight Festival
At this year's Isle of Wight Festival, Absolute Radio are bringing you more live music than ever before!
32.More From Callum Gallacher
Callum Gallacher plays all the biggest hits, and chats to some of the biggest guests, every Monday to Thursday evening. Listen again to hear the latest gossip from your favourite artists, and see what secrets are lurking in their phones, as they take a spin on Screenshot Roulette!
Every weekday you could win thousands of pounds with Cash Register! Make sure you tune in to hear how much we're giving away each day.
34.Hits Live Interviews
We chat to the stars who are appearing at Free Radio Hits Live.
35.Country Hits Radio
Country Hits Radio celebrates an exciting and growing country music scene, playing the very best pop country music, and the artists that are bringing the UK’s fastest growing music genre into the mainstream.
36.Rock 'N' Roll American Football
A sideways look and an alternative glance at the National Football League. Whether you're a seasoned vet or an NFL rookie, Absolute Radio's Rock 'N' Roll American Football podcast can help you get to grips with the big stories, as well as everything weird and ridiculous that happens in the NFL. And let's face it, there's a lot of bizarre stuff that goes on.
37.The Cool FM Football Show
Northern Ireland’s number one commercial radio station’s dedicated weekly football show, covering the Danske Bank Premiership and NI international games, interviewing players and managers. Airs every week.
Every weekday you could win thousands of pounds with Cash Register! Make sure you tune in to hear how much we're giving away each day.
39.Where's Your Head At?
A podcast turning mental health into a conversation, brought to you by the Bauer Media Group. Series 2 is hosted by Kiss FM UK presenter Andrea Zara and we’re joined by famous names from all walks of life who all share one thing in common – they have all struggled or are struggling with their mental health. They talk openly about their journey and experiences – what can impact their mental health and what they do to try and combat this. These conversations are honest, relatable and often never heard before!
40.The Book Club
The Book Club is a podcast from the avid readers at Magic Radio. You'll hear interviews with authors about their latest books – from fiction to baking, tales of real-life adventure and guides to living a better life.
41.Billy Kirkwood at Breakfast
As well as his breakfast show on West FM, you might know Billy as a stand-up comic or as the guy who calls the wrestling for ICW. Listen to Billy Kirkwood At Breakfast every weekday morning from 6am on West FM!
Matt Jones chats to well known people about their ‘Sporting Hero’
43.Catch Up With Cat
Catch Up with Cat helps you look after yourself – physically and emotionally. Host Cat Harvey welcomes a series of special guests offering their tips and advice, along with some special mentions to people going above and beyond during this difficult time. For information and advice visit clearyourhead.scot. Created in association with the Scottish Government.
44.Clyde 1’s 5K Minute
George & Cassi play the 5K Minute at ten past eight every morning on Bowie At Breakfast on Clyde 1. Hear how today’s contestant got on and play along!
45.Superscoreboard: Women in Football
Inspiring the next generation of girls in the game with exclusive interviews and all the latest chat from women in football.
46.Absolute Classic Rock presents...
At Absolute Classic Rock, we interview some of the biggest rock stars in the world, every year. So here's where you'll find those chats!
47.Absolute Radio 10th Birthday
Absolute Radio turns ten this September! We're celebrating by reliving some of the greatest live music moments of the past ten years, counting down the top 100 songs of our decade, playing classic albums in full and topping it all of with a special gig at O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire with Manic Street Preachers, George Ezra and Blossoms. If you miss any of it this month, catch-up on demand here!
48.Northsound 1 Red Review
Every Monday during the football season, join Allan Davidson, Dave Galloway and guests as they review the Dons performance and banter about the latest news and rumours from Pittodrie.
49.Wave 105 Celebrity Interviews
Wave 105 – The south’s best variety of hits. Hear us on FM, DAB & Online.
In our ‘Why Teach?’ Podcast series, Steven Mill introduces us to five teachers who share their inspiring, rewarding and challenging experiences. Hear why they chose teaching, their diverse career routes into the classroom, and how teaching makes people every day. Want to help shape young minds? Visit teachinscotland.scot to find out more. The ‘Why Teach’ podcasts are supported by the Scottish Government.
51.Beethoven: The Basics with Andy Bush
Andy Bush loves rock and indie music. He’s been ‘classical curious’ for a while and is fascinated by Ludwig van Beethoven, but doesn’t know where to start. Until now. Andy takes the plunge into Ludwig’s life and music in the great composer’s 250th year, with a bit of help from world-class musicians including violinist Nicola Benedetti, conductors Sir Mark Elder, Jonathon Heyward, Carlo Rizzi and Karin Hendrickson, cellist Matthew Barley, pianist Stephen Hough and clarinettist Julian Bliss. Discover more about Beethoven in these bitesize podcasts, based on a 4-part series broadcast on Scala Radio in Spring 2020, produced by Jenny Nelson for Bauer Media.
52.The Debrief Podcast
Constantly living in your overdraft? Occasionally still drunk texting your second most recent ex? Haven't quite worked out how to build that BILLY bookcase you bought last month? The Debrief podcast is here to help you navigate your 20s, one life crisis at a time. We haven't got it all figured out either, but each week Stevie and Tessa will be taking advice from experts, grown-ups who've been there and you, The Debrief reader. If the thought of becoming a proper adult fills you with dread, then fear not - we've got this.
53.The Reality Of Reality TV with Fleur East
Fleur East cosies up with fellow reality tv stars to revisit their best, worst and most real moments. What was really going on? Is it scripted? Is the jungle even real? And what is the reality of what happens next? From finding love on an island, to diary room confessions, Hits Radio presenter and reality tv veteran Fleur reveals all.
54.Elevenses with Danielle Perry
Phones down. Kettle on. Broadcaster, writer and musician Danielle Perry sits down with people from all walks of life to share tea, biscuits, and the same eleven questions. Eleven wildly different answers are provided by the likes of Karl Pilkington, Sophie Dahl, Jeff Goldblum and Steve Coogan. Milk? Sugar?
55.Superscoreboard: The Old Firm Through The Decades
Hugh Keevins is joined by stars of Rangers and Celtic games from decades past to look at the rivalry from the 1960's to the present day. What were the games that defined the decade? How has the rivalry changed from then to now? Take this walk down memory lane and hear the stories that have never been told before.
56.Pride: Scotland’s March for Equality
It’s an exciting time for the LGBT community in Scotland, as our country becomes the first in the world to introduce LGBTQ+ History into our curriculum, but things are still far from perfect. Join Micky Gavin and Grant Thomson as they talk about their experiences growing up gay in Scotland, talk to some amazing people from the LGBT community, and learn about the history, and future, of Pride in Scotland.
57.The Farming Programme
All the latest from the world of agricultural with news, views, and regular market and agronomy updates with Steve Orchard.
58.Grazia Life Advice
We get life advice from women worth listening to. Sharing the pivotal moments that made them who they are today, our special guests tell us the best advice they’ve ever been given… and the worst.
59.Look Good, Feel Great
Badger and Tara Hammett talk dropping weight and feeling fab!
60.Death In Denmark
Death in Denmark revisits some of the most spectacular Danish homicide cases of our time, talking to those close to the crimes. Based on one of Denmark’s most popular true crime podcasts - Danske Drabssager - in each episode crime reporter Stine Bolther reviews a real-life murder case from start to finish. Going into the police investigation in depth, she explores the search for evidence, the reality of forensic science, and finally the conviction in court... Death in Denmark is produced by Bauer Media and True Crime Agency, and brought to you by Crime Monthly magazine.
61.Tough Talks from Hits Radio Pride
In Tough Talks from Hits Radio Pride, people in the LGBTQ+ community relive and reflect on a tough talk from their past. In these intimate and revealing chats you’ll hear from them and the person they had the conversation with on topics such as gender, sexuality and identity. Hits Radio Pride is the UK’s first national LGBTQ+ radio station from a major broadcaster.
62.Tackling Scottish Rugby Podcast
The Tackling Scottish Rugby Podcast follows the final round of the 6 Nations and the game across Scotland. It features Scotland coach Gregor Townsend, stars of the current game, and legends of the past. Hosted by sports commentator Stuart Macfarlane, and former rugby captain and pundit Dale Clancy, it’s your one stop shop for everything you need to know about rugby. With their knowledge of the game, access to big stars and banter, it’s going to be unmissable.
63.Scotland's Greatest Song
Scotland has always been at the forefront of science and innovation, with inventions such as the television, the telephone, penicillin… but one of our most overlooked areas is our rich musical heritage. So we’ve decided to find Scotland’s Greatest Song! Listen as our panel of celebrity judges argue, debate and, eventually, decide on the final ten songs worthy of including in the shortlist. Then, it’s over to you to decide which tune is officially ‘Scotland’s Greatest Song’! With Head Judge, Jackie Bird, alongside Gordon Smart, Clare Grogan and Aarti Joshi.
64.I Was There - Gigs That Changed The World
The most iconic gigs in rock history, told by the people who were there. From the artists to the roadies, the producers to the fans, whether onstage, backstage or in the crowd, we hear the incredible stories of those at the heart of these events who can say ‘I Was there’. We’ll find out what they witnessed, how it changed their lives and how these legendary festivals, momentous tours or classic concerts, went down in music history.
Jazz Shapers features interviews with entrepreneurs – Business Shapers – who have broken the mould and achieved success in their fields. It’s about the people behind the business, and our guests reveal with startling honesty how they overcame their toughest challenges, their most hard-won advice, and their vision for the future of their industry. Jazz Shapers – now in its ninth year – is a Jazz FM production for Bauer Media.
66.Jeff Brazier - Only Human
A brand-new straight-talking podcast from Absolute Radio all about mental health. As a trained life coach and author of the grief survival guide, Jeff Brazier knows a thing or two about honest discussion. In this podcast Jeff talks openly about his own challenges, helps listeners with their dilemmas, and demonstrates how we can all find the humour in our everyday problems. This is a podcast for anyone who believes we can all improve… but at the end of the day we’re only human. If you'd like more support or advice, please go to Absoluteradio.co.uk/timetolisten for details of some amazing organisations we work with who can help. Produced by TBI Media for Bauer Media.
67.Grazia Beauty Life Lessons
Looking for beauty inspiration? Grazia Beauty Director Joely Walker gets fool-proof tips and brilliant product recommendations from some of Grazia’s favourite voices. From savvy make-up tricks, to smart skincare finds and relatable wellness advice, our guests share their best beauty life lessons…
Skin has been in the music industry for over 30 years, making music and headlining festivals with her band Skunk Anansie. She currently hosts her own show on Absolute Radio, where she interviews her musical heroes, famous friends, and the most exciting up and coming talent. From Debbie Harry to Paul Weller to Arlo Parks, Skin and her guests relive past experiences, swop stories on and off tour, look ahead to new music, and generally just spill the tea. But there’s only so much time on radio. So, finding the chats touching, interesting and inspiring, Skin wants to give you the chance to hear the full conversations in all their glory – just a couple of musicians having a heart to heart. This is Skin Tings.
Join KISS’ Swarzy Macaly in a brand-new podcast series - a place to learn, listen and share your views on whatever’s important in your life. In each episode we’re inviting you to a weekly group chat on the issues that matter. Whatever the topic, we’ll hear from the best people, bringing you all the info you need to understand what’s going on in the world. So if there's something you want to talk about, or know more about, then this is the podcast for YOU! Get the insight and inspiration you need as we enter one of the most significant Summers of our lives. Keep it KISS on the socials for all the latest on KISS Life. If you’d like to be involved, get in touch with us via email at email@example.com. KISS Life is a podcast series funded by The Audio Content Fund and is produced by The Playmaker Group for KISS and Bauer Media.
70.The Heat Podcast
Heat's podcast - your complete guide to all things pop culture, celebrity, entertainment and fun.
71.Charlie Higson & Friends
Comedian, actor and writer Charlie Higson chats to friends from the world of comedy about classical music and their own personal music journey, with all sorts of nonsense in between - from reminiscing about how they met to reviving some of their popular comedy characters. Featured friends include Bob Mortimer, Vic Reeves, and fellow stars of The Fast Show, Paul Whitehouse and Arabella Weir. A Scala Radio production.
72.Kammy's Supporters Club
Chris Kamara talks to famous football fans about the music that’s sound tracked their support for the team they love. With nothing off the table, everyone's favourite football pundit celebrates the unconditional and lasting love we have for our clubs, with guests sharing the record collection that has accompanied their lives as footy fans.
73.The Mel Giedroyc Show
Mel Giedroyc (you know, off the telly) and Andy Bush (not on the telly) sit down every week to discuss the finer, funnier things in life. Microphones, tea and biscuits provided by the lovely folk at Magic Radio.
74.Why I Play
Joy, inspiration, resilience, discovery – these things, and many more, are why I play. In this special series Grazia's Rhiannon Evans meets four mothers to explore the many reasons that sometimes (no matter how tired they are) they turn up, and play. A collaboration between The Juggle UK and Nike.
75.So You Want To Save The Planet?
As hundreds of world leaders gather in Glasgow, Scotland for the COP26 summit, scientists are warning we are quickly running out of time to stop the devastating impact of climate change. So as the politicians debate the big picture stuff, what changes can we make at home – and will they actually make a difference? Sponsored by Ocean Winds, Natalie Crawford-Goodwin and Lewis Michie investigate how climate change will affect our everyday lives in future and discover how we can come together to save the planet…
76.Grazia Fashion: Why I Wear It
Getting dressed is emotional. Grazia Fashion News and Features Director Laura Antonia Jordan understands this better than anyone. In Why I Wear It, she tracks down stylish people and delves into the whys, whos and wheres of their wardrobe. What do they wear when they are not OK? Who do they really dress for? Why do clothes matter – or not? This is fashion, with feelings.