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20 Best UK Film Podcasts of 2021

Are you wanting to learn more about uk film? Well you’ve come to the right place. This is a curated list of the best uk film 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 UK Film Podcasts 2021

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

Fun Kids Meets

  • Publisher: Fun Kids
  • Total Episodes: 114

Hear the Fun Kids presenters speak to the biggest pop stars, authors and film stars. Tune into Fun Kids on DAB Digital Radio across the UK or online at


  • Publisher: Fantasy/Animation
  • Total Episodes: 73

Christopher Holliday researches animation history and digital media at King’s College London (UK). Alexander Sergeant is a Lecturer in Film and Media Studies at University of Portsmouth (UK), specialising in the history and theory of fantasy cinema. Each episode, they look in detail at a film or television show, taking listeners on a journey through the intersection between fantasy cinema and the medium of animation.

Hammer House of Podcast

  • Publisher: Paul Cornell, L. M. Myles.
  • Total Episodes: 43

Paul Cornell (Doctor Who, Elementary) and L.M. Myles (Verity!), plus occasional guests, discuss, in order of UK release, every horror movie made by Hammer Film Productions between 1955 and 1976, from The Quatermass XPeriment to To the Devil… A Daughter.

Geektown Radio – TV News, Interviews & UK TV Air Dates

  • Publisher: David Elliott
  • Total Episodes: 392

Geektown Radio is a weekly entertainment podcast, which looks at all the latest TV & Film News, hosts interviews with people in the tv industry, and gives you the latest TV show UK air dates. Support this show

The Curzon Film Podcast

  • Publisher: Curzon Cinemas
  • Total Episodes: 229

Interviews and discussion about the latest high quality and independent film releases from Curzon Cinemas in the UK

Petticoats & Poppies Podcast

  • Publisher: Ear Glue Media
  • Total Episodes: 25

Petticoats and Poppies: History Girls at the Movies is a podcast hosted by Maggie Lovitt and Nicole Ackman. The “history girls” have backgrounds in history, having studied history at university and worked at historic sites in both the US and UK. Now, they’re both involved in the film industry, Nicole as a film critic and Maggie as a member of the Screen Actors Guild. They discuss period dramas from the perspective of women who are both non-professional, accessible historians and ‘film people.’

UK Scriptwriters

  • Publisher: UKscriptwriters
  • Total Episodes: 142

We are Tim Clague and Danny Stack, writers from Nelson Nutmeg Pictures ltd. We talk about the UK scriptwriting scene – film, TV and new media. Get our book here –


  • Publisher: BAFTA
  • Total Episodes: 523

BAFTA is a world-leading independent arts charity the UK supporting, developing and promoting the film, games and TV industires. We offer unique access to some of the world’s most inspiring talent, have a listen!

Monday Movies

  • Publisher: Wycombe Sound
  • Total Episodes: 96

Join Duncan, Tobi and Luke for Monday Movies! Each week the boys will have a countdown of the UK Box Office, reviews of latest films and the latest film news! Monday Movies is broadcasted live on a Monday Night on Wycombe Sound the multi-award winning local radio station for High Wycombe.


  • 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.


  • Publisher: Liam Saint-Pierre
  • Total Episodes: 3

CINÉ-REAL is the only film club in the UK to exclusively play films in 16mm format and was founded by Oscar long-listed Director Liam Saint-Pierre and Projectionist, Ümit Mesut, of Ümit & Son (London). On this monthly podcast they’ll discuss that months choice of classic film from Umit’s cine shop in the heart of London’s East End. Each episode includes guests, such as cinematographers, directors, writers, producers, critics, film theorists, biographers and many more experts from the film world, all coming together to give deeper insights into how these great films were made.

Diggin’ The Crates Podcast with Vice beats (Presented by The Find Mag)

  • Publisher: Vice beats
  • Total Episodes: 16

UK based journalist and producer Vice beats explores the inner workings of some of Hip Hop’s most respected lyricists, producers, promoters and influencers. Throughout the season, Diggin’ The Crates explores their inspiration, challenges, learning and more. Diggin’ The Crates doesn’t follow a set structure, each episode is a different length based on the length of the conversation. We want these amazing voices to be heard, uncut and true to life, telling untold stories. The podcast is hosted and edited by Vice beats, graphics by [Sic] Film, brought to you by The Find Mag. #dtcpodcast See for privacy and opt-out information.

A Photographic Life

  • Publisher: The United Nations of Photography
  • Total Episodes: 162

“To take a photograph is to align the head, the eye and the heart. It’s a way of life.” Henri Cartier-Bresson. Whatever your level of engagement with photography The Photographic Life Podcast explains the realities of working with and learning about the medium. Each week photographer, writer, lecturer, filmmaker and BBC Radio contributor Grant Scott reflects on news, discussions, themes and issues surrounding the photographic community. He also asks a photographer to supply him with an audio file no longer than 5 minutes in length in which they answer the question ‘What Does Photography Mean to You?’ This is a podcast for those who do not want kit reviews, photoshop techniques, marketing babble or camera talk. It is for those who want informed conversation about photography and life. Grant Scott is the founder/curator of, a Senior Lecturer in Photography at Oxford Brookes University, UK, a working photographer, and the author of Professional Photography: The New Global Landscape Explained, The Essential Student Guide to Professional Photography and New Ways of Seeing: The Democratic Language of Photography. A book of the podcast contributions to What Does Photography Mean to You? is available now from price £9.99 plus p&p. His documentary film, Do Not Bend: The Photographic Life of Bill Jay has been screened across the UK, and in Canada and the US. Podcast music: Written and performed by Laura Ritchie.

Military Wives: The Official Film Podcast

  • Publisher: Lionsgate UK & Cameo
  • Total Episodes: 6

Military Wives: The Official Film Podcast hosted by Gaby Roslin is an exclusive podcast to support the release of ‘Military Wives’ which is now available to own at home on digital download and DVD. Inspired by the incredible true story of friendship, love and support on the home front, the film shows a group of women come together as their partners serve in Afghanistan. Together they form the very first military wives choir, helping each other through some of life’s most difficult moments and becoming a media sensation and global movement in the process. Host Gaby Roslin talks to Oscar® Nominee and BAFTA® Winner Kristin Scott Thomas (Darkest Hour), BAFTA® Nominee Sharon Horgan (Catastrophe) and Oscar® Nominee director Peter Cattaneo (The Full Monty), as well as moving conversations with women from the real Military Wives Choirs. Military Wives: The Official Film Podcast is produced by Lionsgate UK and Cameo. Original Score by Lorne Balfe.

Soundtracking with Edith Bowman

  • Publisher: audioBoom
  • Total Episodes: 249

In a unique weekly podcast, Edith Bowman sits down with a variety of film directors, actors, producers and composers to talk about the music that inspired them and how they use music in their films, from their current release to key moments in their career. The music chosen by our guests is woven into the interview and used alongside clips from their films.

The Projection Booth Podcast

  • Publisher: The Projection Booth
  • Total Episodes: 1259

The Projection Booth has been recognized as a premier film podcast by The Washington Post, The A.V. Club, IndieWire, Entertainment Weekly, and Filmmaker Magazine. With over 500 episodes to date and an ever-growing fan base, The Projection Booth regularly attracts special guest talent eager to discuss their past gems, including Elliott Gould, John Waters, Ed Harris, Luke Wilson, Chris Elliott, Ellen Burstyn, Bruce Dern, Willem Dafoe, Michael Palin, Tim Rice, John Landis, William Friedkin, Julie Taymor, Joe Dante, and more. The podcast features discussions of films from a wide variety of genres with in-depth critical analysis.Follow us on Twitter @proboothcast and visit us at

About Buildings + Cities

  • Publisher: Luke Jones & George Gingell Discuss Architecture, History and Culture
  • Total Episodes: 94

A podcast about architecture, buildings and cities, from the distant past to the present day. Plus detours into technology, film, fiction, comics, drawings, and the dimly imagined future. With Luke Jones and George Gingell.

Creative Women International podcast

  • Publisher: Philiy Page
  • Total Episodes: 179

How do I leave my 9-5 for my side hustle? How do I make money from my work? Can I build my dream job? Creative Women International is here to help you figure it out. Founder Philiy Page, presents these podcasts having worked in the creative industries for over 24 years, starting as a photojournalist for UK publications such as Marie Claire and The Guardian Newspaper. She moved into BBC documentaries, worked as a feature film production manager, writes and runs the CWI, while also delivering training for Creative Business Start ups internationally for Nesta and the British Council. She is a RSA Fellow and has worked as a teaching Fellow of Entrepreneurship at The University of Bristol. Philiy’s book The Business Of Creativity helps female start-ups create a successful career. Philiy shares tips and personal stories, has guests to help you work it all out, and acts like the big sister you never knew you needed. You can find out more about Creative Women International at: where you can sign up to be the first to hear about courses, offers, VIP meet ups and so much more- plus you get some great free downloads to help you with your creative career. If you are a successful creative, get in touch if you would like to feature as a guest. [email protected]

Live Wire with Luke Burbank

  • Publisher: PRX
  • Total Episodes: 438

Like late-night for radio, hosted by Luke Burbank (Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me), the show artfully blends an eclectic mix of artists, musicians, writers, filmmakers, comedians and cultural observers. Music, comedy, and conversation, live and packed with surprises.

We Make Success Happen with Matt Callanan

  • Publisher: Matt Callanan
  • Total Episodes: 43

Would you like to have more success in your life? Have you ever wondered why some people are successful? Would you like to be more successful in your life, your career, your business, with your money or in your relationships?We tap into the minds of people like adventurers, world record holders, entrepreneurs, voice coaches, psychologists, musicians and people making a positive difference around the world. We want to find out what’s their path to success and what have they learnt along the way.This is real stories from real people. Plus we want to find out what success means to them.The We Make Success Happen podcast is hosted by Matt Callanan, a former international DJ and musician turned filmmaker (with We Make Film Happen) and founder of the kindness project We Make Good Happen.

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