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20 Best British TV Podcasts of 2021

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

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  • Publisher: ADAM BUXTON
  • Total Episodes: 159

British comedian Adam Buxton talks with interesting people. The rambly conversations are sometimes funny, sometimes more serious with funny bits. Adam makes the jingles and records the intros and outros for most episodes while walking with his dog friend Rosie in the East Anglian countryside where he lives with his wife and three children.Adam has appeared in films such as Hot Fuzz, Stardust and Son Of Rambow as well as a variety of TV shows in the UK. Since 2007 he has hosted BUG, a live show that combines music videos and comedy that became a TV series on Sky Atlantic in 2012. From time to time he also does live shows featuring just his own material. Along with lifelong friend Joe Cornish he also is one half of award winning TV, radio and podcast duo Adam & Joe who have worked together since 1995.You can find many of the insanely catchy jingles Adam makes for the podcast as well as amazing bonus material, beautiful merchandise and a selection of his incredibly funny and brilliant YouTube videos on Adam’s website: is writing this himself using the third person.

A Very British Horror

  • Publisher: Chris Denton and Paul Monk
  • Total Episodes: 71

A Very British Horror is a podcast covering all aspects of British horror tv and film. Chris and Paul take a light-hearted look at the genre.

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!

No Chords But The Truth | UK Country Music

  • Publisher: The British Country Music Festival
  • Total Episodes: 7

Radio & tv presenter, Matt Spracklen meets artists and songwriters at the forefront of the new British Country & Americana scene

Nerdly Out Loud Podcast

  • Publisher: Kevin Haldon
  • Total Episodes: 13

Nerdly Out Loud is a Pop Culture Podcast that brings all the latest Reviews on Film, TV, Wrestling, Comics and Games pulled from the pages of British Pop Culture Website Each episode will have a featured Interview with Actors, Directors and memebrs of Cast and Crews from the Big and Small screen.

Electronically Yours with Martyn Ware

  • Publisher: Martyn Ware
  • Total Episodes: 32

Heaven 17, British Electric Foundation and Illustrious Company’s Martyn Ware talks to the famous artists from the worlds of music, art, film, comedy, TV and creativity that he’s encountered during his 40 year career. These interviews are rare and precious gems, featuring a raw and sometimes irreverent take on life and the things that make life worth living, Diving deep into the biographical ocean, these podcasts are an unmissable insight into a series of fascinating lives… Production and occasional musical interludes by Charles Stooke Engineer – Charles Stooke, Artwork – Malcolm Garrett.


  • Publisher: Andy Kirkpatrick
  • Total Episodes: 36

Andrew Kirkpatrick is a British mountaineer, award-winning author and film-maker, TV and movie safety advisor, and monologist. He is best known as a big wall climber, having scaled Yosemite’s El Capitan 30+ times, including five solo ascents, and two one day ascents, as well as climbing in Patagonia, Alaska, Africa and Antarctica. He has also crossed Greenland by ski and sailed down Willy Wonka’s chocolate river with Johnny Depp. The Psycho Vertical podcasts cover everything from climbing mountains and mental health, to making a living as a creative and overcoming the hurdles of life.

The Nutrition Nuggets Podcast

  • Publisher: Dale Pinnock
  • Total Episodes: 43

Helping YOU get clarity on Nutrition. Presented by Dale Pinnock. Best selling author of 18 books that are now in 19 Languages in 22 countries. Dale holds a BSc in Human Nutrition, a BSc in Herbal Medicine, and a Post Graduate degree in Nutritional Medicine from the University of Surrey. A regular face on British TV shows such as This Morning, Lorraine and co presenter of ITV’s big hit show ‘Eat, Shop, Save’, Dale is passionate about delivering clarity and understanding to the subject of nutrition, in a time when information is so often driven by fads, fashion, half truths and unqualified influencers peddling their ideas. This podcast aims to deliver short sharp evidence based bursts of information around a different subject each week.

Doctor Who: Tin Dog Podcast

[email protected] The Tin Dog welcomes you to sit back and listen to his rants and ramblings about all that is best in modern SF and Television. Via the gift of the new fangled Podcast over the tinterweb. As you can probably guess Tin Dog mostly talks about Doctor Who, Torchwood and Sarah Jane Smith but that wont stop him talking about any other subject you suggest. Hailing from a non specific part of the northeast of England, Tin Dog is male and in his mid 30s. A life long fan of almost all TV SF. His semi-autistic tendencies combined with his total lack of social skills have helped him find a place in the heart of British SF Fandom. Even as a child the Tin Dogs mother told him that she can trace his love of SF TV back to his rhythmic kicking, while still in the womb, along to the beat of the Avengers theme music. From Gabriel Chase to Totters Lane, from the Bad Wolf Satellite to the back streets of the Cardiff, Tin Dog will give you his thoughts on the wonderful Whoniverse. Daleks and Cybermen and TARDIS ES Oh My If you enjoy these Tin Dog Podcasts please remember to tell your friends and leave an email [email protected]

Meta Talk Podcast

  • Publisher: metatalkpodcast
  • Total Episodes: 4

Three British guys talk about Games, Film & TV!

The GladPod

  • Publisher: David Blackmore, Diane Youdale, Paul Noddings,
  • Total Episodes: 12

GLADIATORS, READY! Nearly 30 years on from the first episode, everyone’s favourite Gladiator Jet (aka Diane Youdale) and journalist David Blackmore are turning back the clock to celebrate the glory days of the best Saturday night family show on British TV in the 1990s. Joined by special guests, they will be learning about the stories and characters who made Gladiators what it was, and their lives before, during and after the show.

The America’s Got Talent Podcast

  • Publisher: AfterBuzz TV
  • Total Episodes: 183

The America’s Got Talent AfterBuzz TV After Show Podcast recaps, reviews and discusses episodes of NBC’s America’s Got Talent. Show Summary: America’s Got Talent is an American reality television series on the NBC television network, and part of the global British Got Talent franchise. It is a talent show that features singers, dancers, magicians, comedians, and other performers of all ages competing for the advertised top prize of one million dollars.

Hey Kids, Comics!

  • Publisher: Two True Freaks!
  • Total Episodes: 565

Hey Kids, Comics! is a semi-regular Internet Radio Show in which your hosts, Father and Son Andrew & Micheal Leyland, will pick an issue, story arc, creator or character from the myriad of comics available to talk about and dissect. It can be old or new, a major publisher or an indie, Superhero or Vertigo, heck, a TV show or novel – the sky’s the limit as long as the Father & Son duo can find something to argure about. What makes us different from all the other comics podcasts? Glad you asked. We are 2 British people looking at an almost exclusively American art form with love, affection and with just a dollop of irreverance.  New episodes appear ONLY on TWO TRUE 

Screw It, Just Do It

  • Publisher: Alex Chisnall
  • Total Episodes: 441

“Screw it, Just Do it” is the #1 rated, twice-weekly podcast in which Podpreneur Alex Chisnall chats with those individuals who have exhibited a ‘Screw It, Just Do It’ attitude to their lives. The risk-takers, the doers and the dreamers that have exhibited the perseverance and determination to do things their way. No matter what anyone else told them. The winners, and the losers. Past guests include LUSH founder Rowena Bird, Ted Baker Founder Ray Kelvin CBE, Innocent Founder Richard Reed, England & British Lions rugby star James Haskell, Dragons Den Star Piers Linney, Best- Selling authors like Mark Victor Hansen, Adam Kamani from the BOO HOO fashion empire, Apprentice TV Winner Carina Lepore, Udemy Co-founder Gagan Biyani, NOTHS Co-Founder Holly Tucker MBE, Cobra Beer founder Lord Bilimoria, Grenade’s Alan Barratt & Huel’s Julian Hearn. They talk us through their successes and failures and offer actionable tips for those following in their footsteps. Alex then adds his weekly Saturday Solo Episode in which he gives his take on the guests he’s chatted to & the topics they covered. You get to take on board all of the learnings and none of the failure. Listen to “Screw it, Just Do it” by Alex Chisnall @alexchisnall from And if you’d like to learn how to create and launch your own successful podcast go to


  • Publisher: healthHackers™
  • Total Episodes: 60

healthHackers® is a YouTube channel and website featuring insights from remarkable figures in health, hosted by former British TV news journalist & presenter, Gemma Evans. The audio tracks from Gemma’s guest interviews are posted to Spotify, SoundCloud and Apple Podcasts. To watch videos – including Gemma’s trials with cutting-edge wellness products and tech devices – head to Or read articles and get discounts on health tech at THE LEGAL BIT: The information broadcast within healthHackers™ should not be used to diagnose or treat any condition in either yourself or others and should not be considered medical advice. healthHackers™ disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on what you hear within episodes of healthHackers™. Please consult your healthcare provider about any health concerns you have. The healthHackers™ series is provided to you on an informational and entertainment basis. Its host and participants cannot be held responsible for damages arising from topics discussed. Terms and conditions here:

The Royal Rota

  • Publisher: ITV News
  • Total Episodes: 77

The podcast about the British royal family from ITV News. Every week, our Royal Editor Chris Ship and Royal Producer Lizzie Robinson look back at the big stories they’ve been out covering over the last seven days, sharing their insight and bringing you interviews with a range of guests.

VICE Does Love Island

  • Publisher: VICE
  • Total Episodes: 18

VICE Does Love Island is your unofficial, twice-weekly guide to the biggest show on British TV. Join VICE hosts Emma Garland, Lauren O’Neill, Nana Baah and Ruby Lott-Lavigna around the fire pit on Tuesdays and Fridays for recaps, analysis and predictions about what’s next for the high leg bikinis and heartbreak of Majorca’s premier repurposed Club 18-30 resort. 

What The Denmark | Danish Culture for Expats, Internationals and Danes

  • Publisher: Cofruition
  • Total Episodes: 8

Danish culture can be pretty confusing, especially if you are not from Denmark. This podcast is on a mission to resolve cultural confusion in the country, and help anyone understand how people in this unique country think and behave. Co-hosts Sam Floy (British podcaster, “The Outsider”) and Josefine Volqvartz (Danish TV journalist, “The Insider”) speak to experts and members of the public to understand and explain why something so normal in Danish culture is confusing to outsiders. Rather than simply point fun, or say something like “Danes have an ironic sense of humour” we go deep, by speaking to experts to explain why. Importantly, this show is as much for Danes as it is non-Danes. What The Denmark is an educational, entertaining and inclusive show where we take a curious look at things that seem normal in Denmark, and get to the bottom of why. The show is aimed at everyone with a connection to Denmark, and people around the world looking to learn more about the happiest country in the world. If you’ve ever felt that you want to understand more about Denmark and Danish culture, then this is the podcast for you! Learn more at

Our Auto Expert

  • Publisher: Nik Miles
  • Total Episodes: 151

Our Auto Expert covers the car industry from new cars to give potential buyers all of the background and information on buying a new vehicle.  National TV and Radio expert and Anchor Nik Miles brings his dry and sarcastic British views and interview style to the radio.  Top Car designers and executives give exclusive and insightful background information into the car development and sales process.  Adam Corolla called Nik Miles the V8 of Car Radio hosts.  Nik is joined weekly by his sidekick and Executive Producer Truck Girl Jen.  Latest Automotive News with Nik Miles, Jennifer Jenkins & Anton Wahlman

WW2 – the Key Questions, answered by Laurence Rees.

  • Publisher: Laurence Rees
  • Total Episodes: 6

A former Head of BBC TV History programmes, Laurence has specialized in writing books and making television documentaries about World War Two, the Nazis and Stalinism for thirty years. He won a BAFTA and a Peabody for his TV series ‘The Nazis: A Warning from History’ and a British Book Award for his book on Auschwitz, which is also the world’s best selling book on this notorious camp. His book ‘the Holocaust: A New History’ was described by the Times as ‘exemplary’ and by the Daily Telegraph as ‘the best single volume account of the atrocity ever written’. Educated at Oxford University, for several years he was a visiting senior fellow at the London School of Economics, London University. He holds honorary doctorates from the University of Sheffield and the Open University. Professor Robert Service, of Oxford University, described Rees as ‘one of the world’s experts on the Second World War’. Sir Max Hastings wrote in the Sunday Times, in a review of Laurence Rees’ ‘World War Two: Behind Closed Doors’ that ‘Rees knows a vast amount about the Second World War and his judgments can seldom be faulted.’

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