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20 Best British Drama Podcasts of 2021

Are you wanting to learn more about british drama? Well you’ve come to the right place. This is a curated list of the best british drama podcasts of 2021.

We have selected these podcasts for a variety of reasons, but they are all well worth a listen. We tried to select a variety of podcasts across the spectrum from hosts with a wide breadth of experience.

Best British Drama Podcasts 2021

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Lords of Grantham: Downton Abbey, The Crown & More

  • Publisher: Lords of Grantham
  • Total Episodes: 153

A podcast covering Downton Abbey, The Crown and more British drama TV shows. Hosted by two American men. It won’t be long now!

Telly Visions: The Podcast

  • Publisher: Telly Visions
  • Total Episodes: 69

Telly Visions is a podcast about British television and culture, by people who love British television and culture. A product of WETA’s Telly Visions website, we’re here to dig deep into all the things Anglophiles care about, from period dramas to mysteries to Doctor Who and more.

The Cougar Lady Chronicles

  • Publisher: Grant Lawrence
  • Total Episodes: 19

The Cougar Lady Chronicles is a true pioneering adventure story set in the rain forest of the West Coast of Canada in the 20th century. Told in dramatic storytelling fashion by award-winning author and CBC host Grant Lawrence, this is an exciting wilderness saga of the life and times of “Cougar” Nancy Crowther as she faces the daily dangers of wilderness living; everything from cougars, to draft dodgers, to the mysterious force known only as “them.” This series originally aired on North By Northwest, CBC Radio One, in British Columbia.

Creating Wealth Real Estate Investing with Jason Hartman

  • Publisher: Jason Hartman
  • Total Episodes: 1016

Survive and thrive in today’s economy! With over 1,100 episodes in this Monday – Friday podcast, business and investment guru Jason Hartman interviews top-tier guests, bestselling authors and financial experts including; Steve Forbes (Freedom Manifesto), Tomas Sowell (Housing Boom and Bust), Noam Chomsky (Manufacturing Consent), Jenny Craig (Health & Fitness CEO), Jim Cramer (Mad Money), Harvey Mackay (Swim With The Sharks & Get Your Foot in the Door), Todd Akin (Former US Congressman), William D. Cohan ( The Price of Silence, The Last Tycoon, & House of Cards), G. Edward Griffin (The Creature from Jekyll Island), Daniel Pink (National Geographic). Jason Hartman is the Founder and CEO of Platinum Properties Investor Network, The Hartman Media Company, and The Jason Hartman Foundation. Starting with very little, Jason, while still in college at the age of 19, embarked on a career in real estate while brokering properties for clients, he was investing in he own portfolio along the way. Through creativity, persistence and hard work, he soon joined the ranks of the top one-percent of Realtors in the U.S. and in quick succession; earned a number of prestigious industry awards and became a young multi-millionaire. Jason purchased an Irvine, California real estate brokerage firm which he expanded dramatically and was later acquired by Coldwell Banker. He combined his dedication and business talents to become a successful entrepreneur, public speaker, author, and media personality. Over the years he developed his Complete Solution for Real Estate Investors™ where his innovative firm educates and assists investors in acquiring prudent investments nationwide for their portfolio. Jason’s highly sought after educational events, speaking engagements, and his ultra-hot “Creating Wealth Podcast” inspire and empower hundreds of thousands of people in 26 countries worldwide. Additional guests featured on the Creating Wealth podcast include Robert Kiyosaki (RIch Dad Poor Dad), Matthew Quirk (The 500 & The Directive), Eve Wright (Life at the Speed of Passion), John Lawrence Allen (Make Wall Street Pay You Back), Jerry Robinson (Bankruptcy in Our Nation), Peter Zeihan (The Accidental Superpower), David Crowe (National Association of Homebuilders NAHB), Consuelo Mack (PBS – Wealth Track), Sean Haugh (Libertarian Candidate for the US Senate), Scott Paul (Alliance for American Manufacturing), Charles Goyette (Ron Paul’s America Show), Chris Martenson (Crash Course), Matt Theriault (Epic Real Estate Investing), Christopher Barnatt (The Future of 3D Printing), Zac Bissonnette (Good Advice From Bad People), Rich Karlgaard (Forbes Magazine). Chris Mayer (Agora Financial), Craig R. Smith (The Great Withdrawal), Po Bronson (The Science of Winning & Losing), Jim Stossel (Why Government Fails), John McAfee (Founder of McAfee Anti-Virus Software) Harry Dent (The Great Depression Ahead), Kevin Armstrong (Bulls, Birdies, Bogeys, and Bears), Nick Bilton (Hatching Twitter), Tom Kreautler (The Money Pit), Doug Brunt (Ghosts of Manhattan), Catherine McBreen (Get Rich, Stay Rich, Pass it On), Les Leopold (How to Make a Million Dollars an Hour), Robert Greene (Mastery, Power, & Seduction), Byron Dorgan (Gridlock), Dennis Miller (Retirement Reboot), George Gilder (Knowledge & Power), Jed Kolko (Tulia), Dr. Judith Wright (The Soft Addiction Solution), Richard Duncan (The New Depression), Dave Krieger (Clouded Titles), Bill Ayers (Confessions of an American Dissident), Dr. H. Woody Block (American Gridlock), Steven Kotler (Abundance), Laurence Kotlikoff (The Clash of Generations), Greg Farrell (Crash of the Titans), Shaun Rein (The End of Cheap China), Ken Gronbach (The Age Curve), Amity Shlaes (The Forgotten Man), Roger Lowenstein (The End of Wall Street), Jay Elliot (The Steve Jobs Way), Richard Duncan (The Dollar Crisis & The Corruption of Capitalism), Robert Wiedemer (Aftershock), and Steve Slaunwhite (The Wealthy Freelancer). A trademark feature of Hartman Media podcasts are our ‘Tenth Episodes’ where alternative topics of interest are explored every tenth episode. This provides a diverse mix of programming exploring issues and influential authors like John Gray (Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus), Dan Millman (Way of the Peaceful Warrior), Dr. Denis Waitley (The Psychology of Winning, The Seeds of Greatness), Lori Ann LaRocco (Opportunity Knocking), Mark Divine (Seal Fit: Way of the SEAL), Dr. Jill Ammon-Wexler (The Power of Belief), Dr. Kelly McGonigal (The Willpower Instinct), Doug Conant (Touch Points), Jared Diamond (The World Until Yesterday), Dr. Bob Wright (The Science of Spectacular Living), Jack Canfield (Chicken Soup for the Successful Soul), Sonia Arrison (The Coming Age of Longevity), Dr. David Rock (Your Brain at Work), Gay Hendricks (Relationship Enhancement), Hannah Holmes (Quirk), Dr. Gary Chapman (The Five Love Languages), David Farrow (Millionaire Memory), and David Allen (Getting Things Done), Topics explored at depth on Creating Wealth include investing, income properties, property investing, investment strategies, loan modifications, market predictions, mortgage modifications, online marketing, real estate, rental property investing, subprime mortgage crisis, 401K, retirement, Alibaba.com, alternative currencies, alternative energy, ROI, cash flow, American economy, appreciation, arbitrage, Arkansas housing market, artificial intelligence, asset allocation, Atlanta Georgia, income property investing, attorneys, Australian mining, Austin real estate, baby boom generation, baby boomers, banking, bank loans, bankruptcies, Belize, Ben Bernanke, billionaires, bonds, book reviews, boom bust cycles, Boston, brand management, branding, Brookings Institution, Breton Woods, BP, British Petroleum, bubble markets, building wealth, business cycles, business psychology, business travelers, California, California Department of Insurance, CDI, California real estate, capital gains tax, Case-Shiller, Casey Research, cash flow, central banks, certificates of deposit, Chicago, Chicago real estate, China, college tuition, Colorado, commercial investing, commodities, commodity pricing, compound interest, conversions, CPI, Consumer Price Index, Dallas, dark pools, debt ceiling, debt crisis, debt-financed spending, deflation, Detroit, Detroit real estate, digital money, distressed properties, down payment, email marketing, estate tax, high cash flow, home equity, home financing, Indiana, Indianapolis, interest rates, jobless recovery, Kansas City, leverage, libertarian, Little Rock, maintenance warranty, management fees, Manhattan, marketing, Memphis, Miami, Michigan, mircopreneur, middle class, millennials, millionaire, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, MLS, mobile banking, monetary policy, money market fund, negative equity, new home construction, New Orleans, New York, New York City, North Carolina, Ohio, oil, oil prediction, overpriced markets, packaged commodities, passive income, passive investor, payroll tax, pension, pension funds, pension plans, Platinum Properties, positive cash-flow, price stability, price of gold, price volatility, private money lending, pro forma, property appraisal, property value, real estate arbitrage, real estate tax, rent, rental, renovated homes, rental homes, rental income, rental insurance, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco, single-family homes, social marketing, social media, Swiss Franc, Swiss National Bank, Tampa, tax, tax laws, tax bracket, tax lien, taxes, tenant, tenant eviction, Tennessee, Texas, treasury reports, unemployment, unfriendly markets, US housing market, venture capital, volatility, Warren Buffet, Washington, wealth management, whistleblowers, world economy, Zero Hedge. Additional topics explored on the Creating Wealth podcast include Bitcoin, digital currencies, corporate tax inversions, crowdfunding, inflation, the Federal Reserve, student loan debt, monetary policy, economic challenges facing generation Y, solar energy, 3D printing, medical technology, US dollar, currency exchange, plunging bond rates, personal and commercial bankruptcy, the cost of a college education, digital banking, the American dream, capital gains taxes, asset protection, gold and silver, commodities markets, precious metals, investing tips, structural and personal unemployment, bank regulations, regulatory reform, emerging markets, shadow banking, social media, derivatives, mobile commerce, government regulation, housing market, identity theft, cyber currencies, mortgage lenders, investment properties, VA loans, gold standard, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, online auctions, landlord tenant conflicts, tax lien investing, tax law, retirement, contract law, stagflation, home loans, real estate scams, renters, reverse mortgages, foreclosures, euro, European Union, ECB, European Central Bank, the US housing market, micro lending, online security, cyber security, online banking, digital banking, outsourcing, online shopping, Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Twitter, JP Morgan, short sales, austerity, forex, monetary systems, budget surplus, budget deficits, tax cuts, solar energy, consumer debt, consumer price index, property investing, high frequency trading, interest rates, college tuition, cashless societies, credit card debt, credit monitoring, credit ratings, currency trading, refinancing, federal stimulus, financial independence, financial planning, financial literacy, economic growth, economic development, Wall Street, IPO, IRS, Internal Revenue Service, IMF, International Monetary Fund, mobile banking, Elliot Wave theory, free trade, underwater homeowners, foreign investing, oil prices, entrepreneurship, Equifax, federal budget, Keynes, Keynesian, fiat currency, financial scams, global economy, gold standard, income tax, and foreign investment.

PlacePrints

  • Publisher: New Perspectives Theatre Company
  • Total Episodes: 18

Hidden voices and haunted landscapes are conjured up in ten unique stories from the imagination of visionary writer David Rudkin. Join a stellar cast including Juliet Stevenson, Toby Jones, Josie Lawrence, Michael Pennington and Stephen Rea, among many others on an enlightening journey across the British Isles with this dramatic audio cycle that will transform your sense of the landscape around you.

Lovejoy Actually

  • Publisher: LOVEJOY ACTUALLY
  • Total Episodes: 73

Lovejoy out loud with us every other Wednesday as we watch every episode of the beloved British comedy drama Lovejoy, and discuss it afterwards. Over wine.

The London Necropolis Railway

  • Publisher: LNR Podcast
  • Total Episodes: 8

The London Necropolis Railway is an original, full cast audio drama podcast that premiered in fall 2018. The story takes place in London’s underground system where an organisation called The London Necropolis Railway moves the souls of the dead out of London to avoid the city getting overrun with hauntings. Barney works at the LNR, he’s one of the ghouls whose job it is to ensure that the souls end up on the trains that take them to the hereafter. He is bored with his job and tired of his endless existence when one day a soul refuses get on the train. The soul, a private investigator named Agnes, convinces Barney to help her catch the demon she was hunting when she died. Together they have to confront his boss, the demon that wants them dead, and even death itself. The show is is inspired by the real London Necropolis Railway which was active from the middle of the 1800s to the middle of the 1900s. It was a train line that moved dead bodies out of London to a cemetery 40 minutes outside of the city. The BBC has called it ‘the spookiest, strangest train line in British history.’ The podcast is part of denandrasidan.se – a project based in Sweden that uses fiction to tackle difficult themes such as death, suicide, and existential questions in a way that makes them approachable for young people.The goal is to create platforms online that can both encourage young people to share their thoughts and emotions around the subject, and to show them that they are not alone in their experiences. CAST Alex Lawther as Barney Olga Amelia Silkina as Agnes Charlie Vero-Martin as Siobhan Connor Jones as the Head Collector Patrik Karlson as Peter CREW Writer and Director: Hillevi Gustafson Sound designer: Mathias Schlegel Producer: Amanda Romare First Assistant Director: Adina Romare Production Assistant: Maja Lindberg LNR is made possible by the support of Allmänna Arvsfonden, Region Skånes Sociala Investeringsfond, and BoostHbg.

The Discovery Adventures

  • Publisher: LAND ROVER / CECILIA.FM
  • Total Episodes: 8

THE DISCOVERY ADVENTURES WINNER: Most Original Podcast and Best Branded Podcast, British Podcast Awards. Best Entertainment Podcast and Best Series Podcast, Lovie Awards. Webby Award Honoree: Music & Sound. Turn your next drive into a real family adventure, with our all-star mystery drama series. You’re Sam, and together with your Uncle, you have to track down the villains who are disrupting GPS signals and threatening to bring chaos to the UK. Recorded on location – in immersive binaural sound – at some of the UK’s most fascinating places. Featuring the country’s best-known outdoor experts, it’s a unique blend of fact and fiction, like nothing you’ve ever heard before.

Keep Calm and Bachelor On

  • Publisher: Bottletop
  • Total Episodes: 11

This is the ultimate British guide to The Bachelor & The Bachelorette US. As soon as an episode airs on Hayu in the UK, Bradley and Sophie B will be here to break down each date, drama and rose ceremony, as long as sharing all of their gritty British opinions about the most dramatic show on TV. In true British fashion, grab a glass of rosé and Keep Calm and Bachelor On.

English Literature

  • Publisher: Myexamsolution
  • Total Episodes: 1

In this podcast you will get all about English Literature , British Literature , Classical Literature , European Drama, Literary Theory, Literary Criticism and many more. English Literature in easy English Language.

The Big Screen Biograph

  • Publisher: Val Thomas
  • Total Episodes: 4

Every three weeks, Val Thomas recounts the stories of the film-makers, the film stars and the drama when the two collide… In our first season, we’ll be looking at British exploitation producer, Tony Tenser, Hollywood legend Shelley Winters, consummate gentleman and raconteur Peter Ustinov, horror maestro and master showman William Castle and that beloved acting duo, Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau. Why not join us as we travel through the stories behind the people behind the movies? Don’t miss a single episode by subscribing wherever you source your podcasts.

That Black Theatre Podcast

  • Publisher: Nadine Deller
  • Total Episodes: 14

That Black Theatre Podcast is a podcast about Black theatre, Black creativity and blackness in Britain, hosted by PhD student Nadine Deller and her sister Nadia Deller. Hear stories about and from the leaders of Black British theatre, from 1900 to today.A podcast from the National Theatre’s Black Plays Archive, in partnership with Central School of Speech and Drama and the London Arts and Humanities Partnership. Listen weekly on Mondays from 28 September 2020.

The Hudsons

  • Publisher: J Dyer Productions
  • Total Episodes: 40

The Hudsons is a British audio drama series, created by Jamie Dyer. It follows the lives of married couple Helen and Harry, as they embark on the adventure that is everyday life. The series stars Jamie Dyer and Jane Grandle, with Pete Lutz in the announcer role.

Hornet Heaven

  • Publisher: Hornet Heaven
  • Total Episodes: 72

Winner of the Silver award for Best Sport Podcast at the British Podcast Awards 2017 HORNET HEAVEN is an audio sitcom about being a football fan for life – and beyond. The setting is an afterlife paradise that’s reserved for Watford fans after they pass away. It turns out that Watford fans aren’t just Watford ’til they die. They’re Watford for all eternity. Fans in Hornet Heaven get to see every Watford game for the rest of time. They can also go back and watch any Watford match from the past, over and over again. You could say it’s to die for. Start with Series 1 Episode 1 (S1 E1) for an entertaining blend of football fact and character-based comedy drama that brings to life the reality of supporting a football club forever.

South! The Story of Shackleton’s Last Expedition 1914-1917 by Ernest Shackleton

  • Publisher: Loyal Books
  • Total Episodes: 37

The expedition was given the grand title of The Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition. Due to be launched in 1914, two ships were to be employed. The first, the lead vessel, fittingly named the Endurance was to transport the team to the Weddell Sea from where the great explorer Ernest Shackleton and five others would cross the icy wastes of Antarctica on foot. The second ship, the Aurora was to approach the continent from the other side and put down supplies at various points to help the explorers. The nearly 3000 km expedition was funded largely on the strength of Shackleton’s formidable reputation. Many private individuals contributed along with some funds from the British government. However, the shadow of war was looming across Europe. The expedition also included more than 70 dogs who were kept in the charge of an experienced veterinary doctor. However, the Endurance soon ran into problems. Within a month of its departure, it hit an ice floe and was completely trapped in frozen ice. It began to drift northwards, dashing Shackleton’s hopes of an early culmination. South! The Story of Shackleton’s Last Expedition 1914-1917 by Ernest Shackleton is a brilliant portrayal of this doomed enterprise told by the leader himself. What makes the book so interesting is Shackleton’s own matter of fact courage and his extreme sense of responsibility for his crew. The book which was published long after the actual events took place, was released just a year before Shackleton’s death. His physical and mental health were completely broken and the outbreak of war had also taken its toll. Though he suffered from serious ill-health, he insisted on being conscripted and also undertook several diplomatic missions on behalf of the British Government. He was an extremely charismatic figure, worshipped by his crew members and deeply admired by statesmen like Winston Churchill. He died of a heart attack in the South Georgia Islands near South America and he was buried there on the request of his wife. This was indeed a fitting end to his life, “on a island far from civilization, surrounded by stormy tempestuous seas and in the vicinity of one of his great exploits,” as his physician noted in his personal diary. South… is mainly compiled from the logs of the Endurance and the Aurora, with plenty of observations and descriptions by Shackleton himself. The harsh and terrible beauty of the snowy continent are wonderfully and passionately described. For readers who love the drama of an expedition to the least known ends of the earth, led by a figure of such heroic proportions, this is indeed a great read.

Rivals of Sherlock Holmes, Vol. 2, The by VARIOUS

  • Publisher: LibriVox
  • Total Episodes: 17

The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes was a British TV series from the early 70s that dramatized stories written contemporaneously with the Sherlock Holmes stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. This anthology contains stories adapted as episodes for the second season. (Summary by Nullifidian)

Rivals of Sherlock Holmes, Vol. 1, The by VARIOUS

  • Publisher: LibriVox
  • Total Episodes: 23

The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes was a British TV series from the early 70s that dramatized stories written contemporaneously with the Sherlock Holmes stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. This anthology contains twelve of the thirteen stories adapted as episodes for the first season. Sadly, one story, “The Missing Witness Sensation” by Ernest Bramah, is not public domain in the U.S., but can be read in the anthology Max Carrados Mysteries. (Summary by Nullifidian)

Bulldog Drummond

  • Publisher: Entertainment Radio
  • Total Episodes: 27

Bulldog Drummond is a radio crime drama in the United States. It was broadcast on Mutual April 13, 1941 – March 28, 1954. Garyn G. Roberts wrote in his book, Dick Tracy and American Culture: Morality and Mythology, Text and Context, "With its trademark foghorn, Bulldog Drummond was one of the premiere mystery programs of its time."Bulldog Drummond was "a British investigator called 'Bulldog' because he was relentless in the pursuit of criminals." The character was created by British author H. C. McNeile. In addition to McNeile's books, Drummond was featured in a series of films from Paramount Pictures in the 1930s. Drummond was described as "a polished man-about-town, whose hobby is crime detection and the apprehension of criminals."Radio historian John Dunning commented, "With his sidekick Denny, Captain Hugh Drummond solved the usual run of murders, collected the usual run of bumps on the head, and ran afoul of underworld characters ranging from radium thieves to counterfeiters." In a 1948 column in the Oakland Tribune, media critic John Crosby called the program "the first of the more successful exemplars of radio espionage and intrigue."One notable aspect of Bulldog Drummond was its opening (created by producer-director Himan Brown), which "evoked a London ambiance with footsteps, a foghorn, shots, and three blasts of a police whistle." Following the sound effects, an announcer introduced the program with the line, "Out of the fog … out of the night … and into his American adventures … comes … Bulldog Drummond."The program was initially set in Great Britain, but after two months the setting was moved to the United States, thus leading some sources to identify it as The American Adventures of Bulldog Drummond. In another change from the books, the radio program omitted Drummond's wife "and his gaggle of ex-army comrades." He did, however, keep his butler, Denny.Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/bulldog-drummond/donations

Downton Abbey Reviews and After Show – AfterBuzz TV

  • Publisher: AfterBuzz TV
  • Total Episodes: 63

The Downton Abbey After Show recaps, reviews and discusses episodes of ITV’s Downton Abbey. Show Summary: This British drama series follows the lives of the Crawley family and its servants in the family’s classic Georgian country house. The series begins with the 1912 sinking of the Titanic, which leaves Downton Abbey’s future in jeopardy, since the presumptive heirs of Robert, Earl of Grantham — his cousin James, and James’ son, Patrick — die in the catastrophe, leaving the family without a male offspring to take over Downton when the current lord dies. The point is important since Lord Grantham’s children are daughters — Ladies Mary, Edith and Sybil, but the facets of their lives and of those of the below-stairs staff — also a highly regimented world — have fascinating story lines.

THE PAUL TEMPLE SERIES

  • Publisher: NON STOP MUSIC POD SHOW!!
  • Total Episodes: 3

Paul Temple is a fictional character created by English writer Francis Durbridge. Temple is a professional author of crime fiction and an amateur private detective. With his wife Louise, affectionately known as Steve in reference to her journalistic pen name ‘Steve Trent’, he solves whodunnit crimes through subtle, humorously articulated deduction. Always the gentleman, the strongest oath he ever utters is “by Timothy”.Created for the BBC radio serial Send for Paul Temple in 1938, the Temples featured in more than 30 BBC radio dramas, twelve serials for German radio, four British feature films, a dozen novels, and a BBC television series. A Paul Temple daily newspaper strip ran in the London Evening News for two decades

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