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20 Best British Muslim Podcasts of 2021

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

With thanks to ListenNotes, Crunchbase, SemRush and Ahrefs for providing the data to create and rank these podcasts.

Freshly Grounded

  • Publisher: Faisal & Sam
  • Total Episodes: 212

Freshly Grounded is a weekly podcast by 2 British Muslim entrepreneurs, Faisal and Sam. The boys discuss anything and everything from business, lifestyle, conspiracies and current world events.

Amaliah The Podcast

  • Publisher: amaliah.com
  • Total Episodes: 19

Winner of The Grassroots Production of the Year Award #AudibleAPA2019 2020 British Podcast Awards Nominee – Best Sex & Relationships Podcast – Amplifying the voices of Muslim women

TEZ Talks

  • Publisher: BBC Radio 4
  • Total Episodes: 16

Comedian Tez Ilyas presents a stand-up show about life as a British Muslim.

Tim Humble

  • Publisher: Muslim Central
  • Total Episodes: 241

Muhammad Tim Humble is from Newcastle & graduated from the famous faculty of hadeeth and Islamic Studies at the Islamic University of Madinah in 2011. Ustadh Tim Humble is a British revert, who has ijaza in the six famous books of hadeeth. He is also experienced in the field of Ruqyah, the Islamic method of healing with the Quran, specializing in treatment for black magic and evil eye. He accepted Islam at the age of 14 & is currently involved with a dawah organisation called IDC North East which is based in & around Newcastle. Tim Humble became interested in Islam during Religious Education classes in Primary School. After researching it further on the internet he accepted Islam at the age of 14. Thereafter he went through a period of 4-5 years where he struggled to implement and practice his new-found faith. The Muslim community in his hometown was unwelcoming and unhelpful to New Muslims. In his own words, “One of the biggest problems we have in the Ummah is that we are excellent at selling the religion; we’re great salesmen…What we’re really, really rubbish at is keeping them in Islam once they become Muslim.” A suggestion by a friend sparked the idea of studying in the Islamic University of Madinah. During his first Hajj pilgrimage he applied to and was accepted into the University. He graduated from the Faculty of Hadeeth Studies in 2011. Notably he memorized and is certified in the six canonical works of hadeeth. He is currently involved with a Da’wah organisation called ‘IDC North East’ which is based in & around Newcastle. The Ustadh is married with 3 kids & is the founder of Humble Foundation.

Friday Sermons

  • Publisher: Shaykh Rizwan Hussain al-Azhari
  • Total Episodes: 73

Shaykh Rizwan Hussain Al-Azhari began his Islamic education at a very young age. At the tender age of 11, in the year 1999, he was enrolled into the Al-Karam Secondary School where he spent five years of his academic life. After completing his GCSEs in 2004, he decided to pursue further Islamic education in the Al karam higher Islamic Studies department, thereby completing the 3 year Diploma in Islamic Sciences & Classical Arabic Language in 2007. Post graduation, the Shaykh then proceeded to further his studies by relocating to Egypt and enrolling in the world renowned and incredibly prestigious Al Azhar university. 4 years later, he had completed his B.A from the faculty of usooluddin (Principles of religious) in the subject of Hadith (Islamic Theology). A further year was then spent in the American University of Cairo (AUC) completing another Diploma in Legal Translation. However, his thirst for knowledge was not yet quenched. After returning to British soil in 2012, Shaykh Rizwan joined the Cambridge Muslim College where he spent another year completing yet another Diploma, this time graduating with honours in the college’s Contextual Islamic Studies & Leadership Diploma under the tutelage of Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad. Since graduating from Cambridge in 2013, the Shaykh has taken a position as the Head Imam and Khateeb of Bashir Ahmed Masjid in Southampton, as well as becoming the Founder and Principal of the Bashir Ahmed school. In addition to his work as an Imam, Shaykh Rizwan has undertaken a lead role in the Muslim Council of Southampton (MCS) as their religious advisor and resident scholar. This role has now extended to the Naseeha YouTube channel which regularly uploads videos of the Shaykh’s classes and talks for the benefit of the wider Muslim community.

How to be a Muslim Woman

  • Publisher: BBC Radio 4
  • Total Episodes: 8

British Muslim women speak to Sayeeda Warsi about their lives, revealing some of the many other ways it’s possible to be a British Muslim woman in 2018.

Turbans Ain’t Hijab

  • Publisher: Turbans Ain’t Hijab
  • Total Episodes: 8

A dynamic duo speaking on their experiences as Black British Muslimahs.

1400 OMG

  • Publisher: Toledo Society
  • Total Episodes: 21

1400 OMG with Muddassar Ahmed brings you a brand new special 3-part series about Emir AbdelKader. “Who was Emir AbdelKader, the hero of humanity?” Host: Muddassar Ahmed is Managing Partner at Unitas Communications Ltd, a British strategic communications consultancy, where he’s led on projects for the United Nations, Amnesty International, the NFL, the Arab League, the U.S. State Department and Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and many other governments, civil society and business organisations. He also founded and, is the President of, the Concordia Forum, an annual retreat for senior Western Muslim leaders. In addition, he is President of the John Adams Society, the UK’s official US State Department International Visitors Leadership Program (IVLP) Association. He serves as a Director of the European Network of (US State Dept.) American Alumni, The IDEAS fund & Faith Forum for London. He is also on advisory boards at IAYP, the U.S. Atlantic Council, and Global Ties U.S. Muddassar also recently joined the Office of Transatlantic Leadership Initiatives at the German Marshal Fund as a non-resident fellow with a focus on advancing inclusive leadership in Europe and North America. Muddassar recently completed a term as an Independent Advisor on communities to the UK Government. He regularly writes and commentates for a variety of international media outlets including, London’s Evening Standard, CNN, the Hill, BBC, the Telegraph, Arab News and Haartez. He has also been named as one of 500 most influential Muslims in the world for three years in row and amongst the 1000 most influential Londoners by the Evening Standard in 2018.

FOSIS

  • Publisher: FOSIS
  • Total Episodes: 2

A campaign to tackle taboo issues that British Muslim students face by hosting webinars with scholars and specialists.

The Word Affairs

  • Publisher: Kaiynath Rabnawaz
  • Total Episodes: 37

The Word Affairs is a weekly podcast by Kaiynath Rabnawaz, a 20 year-old British Muslim biomedical student. Episodes are released every Friday and are centred around candid conversations about Islam, culture, society, mental health and studying. Follow the podcast on Instagram and Twitter! @thewordaffairs

Conversations with the Bhalosmiths

  • Publisher: The Bhalosmiths
  • Total Episodes: 4

Welcome to the Conversations with the Bhalosmiths podcast, where we talk about our experiences of being a blended Muslim AmBriKen (American, British, Swahili Kenyan) family and the social, religious, and political forces that affect our daily lives.

Mad In The Dunya Podcast

  • Publisher: MITDpodcast
  • Total Episodes: 7

Mo, Ibz & Elmz. 3 British Muslims. 1 Pakistani, 1 Bengali & 1 Somali. Sharing our views on the madness going on in the dunya 2day. New episode out fortnightly. [email protected] #MITDpodcast

Veiling: Tradition, Identity and Fashion – for iPod/iPhone

  • Publisher: The Open University
  • Total Episodes: 16

Why do Muslim women wear the hijab? How do they reconcile different approaches to veiling between generations, across different geographical regions and in different cultural and social environments? How do they negotiate diverse social and cultural influences, pressures and expectations, legal constraints, practical challenges and fashion trends? In this collection we explore the extraordinary range of different styles of Muslim dress and the emotions people can invest in them. Track 1 looks at different attitudes towards veiling in the Southern Indian city of Calicut (also known as Kozhikode), and in tracks 2, 3 and 4, Stefanie Sinclair, Open University Lecturer in Religious Studies, talks to the anthropologist Emma Tarlo, of Goldsmiths, University of London, about different attitudes among British Muslims towards veiling, fashion and the commercialisation of the hijab. This material forms part of the Open University course A332 Why is religion controversial?

The Infidel – Movie Extras

  • Publisher: Tribeca Film
  • Total Episodes: 7

Behind-the-scenes of British comedy THE INFIDEL. Mahmud (Omid Djalili, Sex and The City 2) is a loving husband, doting father and an admittedly “relaxed” Muslim. A chance discovery throws him into a full-scale identity crisis: he’s adopted, and born Jewish. With Richard Schiff (The West Wing), Matt Lucas (Little Britain), Archie Panjabi (The Good Wife).

The Heritage Podcast

  • Publisher: The British Muslim Heritage Centre Team
  • Total Episodes: 6

The Heritage Podcast is a positive voice for and from the Islamic community. Based within the British Muslim Heritage Centre, we’ll be discussing political, social and cultural issues connected to and surrounding British Muslims.

The Thinking Muslims Podcast

  • Publisher: thinkingmuslims
  • Total Episodes: 4

Imams Habib and Imad discuss spirituality, current affairs and the human condition through the lens of Young British Muslim scholars

Muslimah Voices

  • Publisher: Muslimah Voices
  • Total Episodes: 14

Muslimah Voices Podcast is dedicated to all Women especially Muslim Women! Each episode will feature inspiring reflections and life experiences of real British Muslim women. We have selected a diverse panel of some of our most prominent and accomplished Muslimah sisters and they just can’t wait to share their stories with you!

The Tiffy Experience

  • Publisher: Tiffy Farooq
  • Total Episodes: 1

ATTENTION! Virtue Signalling In Progress. Muslim, Millennial, British-Pakistani, Cat Dad, Biryani Connoisseur.

The Native Outcasts

  • Publisher: Saf & Sully
  • Total Episodes: 16

Just a couple of British Muslim dudes who explore the experiences of feeling like an outsider in our own homes. We discuss various life topics including relationships, culture, religion and anything in between. All the conversations are based on our own experiences, opinions, trials and tribulations from growing up in areas that lack diversity and inclusion. Although the discussions of these topics are important, we do like to have some laughs along the way!

WAKEUP N SLAY A&A

  • Publisher: Amina & Abla
  • Total Episodes: 1

Wake up and Slay Podcast, hosted by two British Muslim Females, Amina and Abla where they talk about anything and everything because why not. These two cousins will give their take and personal experiences in a hilarious fashion. Be prepared to laugh, critique and relate to our content because you’re in for a treat.

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