20 Best UK Funny Podcasts of 2021

May 15, 2021

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

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


  • 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: adam-buxton.co.ukAdam is writing this himself using the third person.

The Shinybees Knitting and Yarn Podcast

  • Publisher: Jo Milmine
  • Total Episodes: 177

The podcast for those who like their knitting, yarn and comedy in equally large measures. Hosted by UK knitter Jo Milmine, there are regular interviews with all your favourite designers and dyers. Get the latest knitting news, yarn and pattern book reviews, show updates along with local yarn shop visits and knitting related travel. Business minded? Enjoy the interviews with knitting and yarn entrepreneurs for top tips and inspiration on making it in the industry. Enjoy the finest funny knitting pattern ‘picks’ that Ravelry has to offer.

The Tales from the Shed: Funny Stories for Kids from Chickenshed Theatre

  • Publisher: Fun Kids
  • Total Episodes: 13

Enter the very weird and funny world of the Chickenshed! Each episode is packed with funny characters, stories, songs and more! Listen to Fun Kids on DAB Digital Radio in London and across the UK at funkidslive.com

Wine Blast with Susie and Peter

  • Publisher: Susie and Peter, Masters of Wine
  • Total Episodes: 47

Susie and Peter are married Masters of Wine (they really should get out more). In this upbeat show they bring wine to life with a smile via interviews, chat, travel, food, tips, gentle bickering, competitive wine-offs and your questions. It’s enough to drive anyone to drink… A top-10 US & UK podcast (Chartable – Apple, Food), recommended in The Daily Telegraph, Evening Standard, Club Oenologique, PodNews and The Drinks Business. Reviews say: ‘Laugh-out-loud’ (Claire), ‘Love these guys (almost as much as wine): educational, invigorating and damn funny too’ (JDPWalker), ‘Certain to be a hit – relatable, entertaining, light-hearted’ (The Drinks Business), ‘Best wine podcast out there’ (Mickey) and ‘A complete tonic for the heart, mind and soul’ (Drinks Network).

The Town That Didn’t Stare

  • Publisher: Podot
  • Total Episodes: 7

A podcast documentary about Britain’s Twin Peaks: East Grinstead, the home of alternative religions and spirituality in the UK. “Arch and funny, ­but… deeply serious in trying to understand the peculiar history of the town” – Financial Times “Facinating… mysterious, it really hooks you in” – BBC “Brilliantly arch” – Sunday Times “Hilton is an engaging narrator, tip-toeing the lines between nostalgia, comedy and truth-telling” – The Big Issue

Everything Happens with Kate Bowler

  • Publisher: Duke University
  • Total Episodes: 75

Life isn’t always bright and shiny, as Kate Bowler knows. Kate is a young mother, writer and professor who, at age 35, was suddenly diagnosed with Stage IV cancer. In, warm, insightful, often funny conversations, Kate talks with people about what they’ve learned in dark times. Kate teaches at Duke Divinity School and is author of “Everything Happens for a Reason (And Other Lies I’ve Loved).” Find her online at @katecbowler.

Christi’s Couch

  • Publisher: Christi Lukasiak – Wave Podcast Network
  • Total Episodes: 22

Christi Lukasiak was one of the original Dance Moms, the fierce and funny mom who wasn’t afraid to speak her mind. Now, a few years older and wiser, Christi Lukasiak is still fierce and funny. In her new podcast, Christi’s Couch, she gets candid about her experiences, gives advice about growing up, and encourages you to become the best version of yourself, while having a little fun along the way. Each week, Christi will chat with experts, entertainers, celebrities, boss babes, and also a few old friends to bring you practical insight for navigating life in these chaotic times! Hopefully you’ll laugh a lot, maybe cry a little, learn a thing or two, and realize it’s ok to screw up. Like Christi always says, it’s the journey that matters, not the destination.

Moldovan Abroad

  • Publisher: Moldovan Abroad
  • Total Episodes: 62

A bilingual podcast with interviews about all sort of topics, I paint a portrait for each guest. My name is Daniela, I am from Republic of Moldova and I moved abroad about 14 years ago. Being Eastern European, I am feeling sometimes under-represented in media and I wanted to create this space to get to know people from various backgrounds and cultures; their activity; the way they integrated especially in the UK, all with a funny and light tone to it. My podcast is chat-based, personal and relaxed. Podcast bilingv: română și engleză. Interviuri cu oameni inspiraționali,în special artiști

Who’s The Mummy

  • Publisher: Dan & Lucy
  • Total Episodes: 6

TikTok Funny man Dan and girlfriend Lucy ‘Who’s the Mummy’ Podcasts voices to viewers who the REAL boss is! Who’s the Mummy is a brand-new UK podcast that does things a bit differently. Listeners can understand and connect to the experiences of couples getting pregnant and having a child during the 2020 / 2021 pandemic. Hosts Dan and Lucy talk about, unfiltered and the realities of new parenthood. No topics are off-limits, and everything is completely relatable for the couples who gave birth during COVID times. The podcast draws its name from the slang term ‘Who’s the Daddy’ but proving that in this relationship, Lucy definitely wears the trousers and it’s really – ‘Who’s the Mummy!’ For Dan and Lucy, now as parents, it’s time to uncover the real experiences they have been and are going through as new parents, the horror stories that non-parents would be disgusted by and talking about their personal relationship now they are known as Mum and Dad. In each episode Dan and Lucy will talk all things baby and relationship related. From how the met, why they decided to try for a baby, life before Harper vs after Harper, pregnancy and giving birth through lockdown plus how they run their busy social media platforms! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

The Goblin Podcast – Musical Stories for Kids

  • Publisher: Goblin Theatre
  • Total Episodes: 20

The Goblin Podcast is a kid’s podcast featuring original musical stories, from acclaimed children’s theatre makers. Each episode we’ll be bringing you new musical stories for the whole family to enjoy wherever you like. Our stories are full of catchy new songs and a lot of fun that will inspire the imagination of all ages.From The Legend of the Jazz Penguin (a musical adventure about a little Penguin looking for her sound) to Hey Diddle Diddle (a celebration of nonsense based on the nursery rhyme) and The Adventures of Pinocchio, our stories and music are made with the top quality production values and with a variety of talented actors, musicians and writers.Goblin is an acclaimed children’s theatre company from the UK, and have performed at lots of great venues including Royal Albert Hall, Southbank Centre, National Theatre & Royal Exchange, Manchester.Here are what the press have said about our theatre shows:”Funny and beautiful… dazzling” The Guardian“Incredible, innovative children’s theatre” What’s On Stage“Groundbreaking… dream-like… imaginative” The Stage“An unmissable musical delight… made the children in the packed audience scream with incredulous laughter” TimeOut“A Brilliant show for children of all ages” Primary Times See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Red Hot Chilli Writers

  • Total Episodes: 48

Joined each episode by special guests, British Asian authors, Vaseem Khan and Abir Mukherjee take a wry look at the world of books, writing, and the creative arts, tackling everything from bestsellers to pop culture and Big Fat Asian Weddings. Insightful, funny, packed with stellar interviews – Dean Koontz, Val McDermid, Ann Cleeves, Mike Gayle, to name a few – and the odd dose of cross-cultural confusion, they dare to explore the parts other podcasts cannot reach. Find out more: www.redhotchilliwriters.com

Brown Baby Podcast

  • Publisher: Nikesh Shukla
  • Total Episodes: 17

How do we raise our kids with joy and wonder in uncertain and – let’s face it – increasingly bleak times?This is the question explored in weekly podcast Brown Baby, hosted by writer (and dad of two) Nikesh Shukla. Inspired by his forthcoming memoir, Brown Baby: A Memoir of Race, Family and Home, each week Nikesh invites fellow parents of brown babies – writers, musicians, chefs, comedians, actors and more – to talk about their parenting journeys and the highs and lows they’ve experienced along the way.A frank, funny and poignant look at parenting, Brown Baby will spark honest, self-effacing conversation about how we tell our kids about the world. Featuring parenting fails, plus the best (and worst) advice Nikesh and his guests have ever received, this is the comforting, uplifting podcast for anyone who’s ever found themselves searching for answers in a sleep-deprived Google hole. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/brown-baby.

Women Tech Charge

  • Publisher: The Evening Standard
  • Total Episodes: 37

Women Tech Charge is back!From fashion to finance, technology is revolutionising every area of our lives. Meet the extraordinary women who are leading the charge.Hosted by Dr. Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE, CEO of www.stemettes.org, Women Tech Charge is a series of candid, inspiring and often funny conversations with inventors, entrepreneurs and even real-life spies. These are stories of eureka moments, successes and failures, passions and ideas, which will inspire you to take charge – woman or otherwise.Women Tech Charge is a podcast from the Evening Standard. For the latest news, entertainment and more audio content visit www.standard.co.ukAsk your Google Assistant or Alexa for the news from the Evening StandardTwitter: @eveningstandardFacebook: Facebook.com/eveningstandardInstagram: @evening.standardFollow Anne Marie on twitter at @aimafidon

Real Fix

  • Publisher: Real Fix
  • Total Episodes: 12

It’s real people, telling their real stories, every week. We’re a group of journalists, and in each episode, we help ordinary people tell you their own extraordinary, funny, heartbreaking or shocking real life stories in their own words. We’ll feature everything from real life crimes and fights for survival, to romance, great escapes and acts of kindness. Subscribe to get every episode as soon as it’s ready. For more information visit www.real-fix.com www.facebook.com/realfixuk

Non Contact Time

  • Publisher: Non Contact Time
  • Total Episodes: 22

A podcast for those interested in all aspects of teaching. Each week Kath and Hannah will be discussing articles in the news, teaching and learning strategies, funny stories about students and promoting the efforts of some of the UKs best teachers! Our podcast is structured like a staff meeting. We talk about: Data: debating current media and news articles about teaching or education. Teaching and Learning: Discussing different behaviour and teaching & learning strategies to support class teachers and TAs. Pupils Causing Concern: Funny stories from the classroom or the staff room! AOB: Providing the opportunity to give a shoutout to your favourite teacher, colleague or leader and promote those who are exceptional educators and support staff. If you have a story you’d like us to cover, or any opinions on the topics we cover, email us at [email protected]. If you want to appear on the podcast or provide some information for us to read out, check out our twitter for new updates on each episode!Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/non-contact-time. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Right Where You Are Sitting Now

  • Publisher: Ken Eakins
  • Total Episodes: 53

Right Where You Are Sitting Now is a podcast that explores the weirder side of the world we live in. From fringe musicians to cults, from alternative thinkers to Magick…basically, if it’s coming from a fresh, funny or different perspective, we are interested in it! Check us out on the web at http://sittingnow.co.uk

The Luke Beasley Show

  • Publisher: Luke Beasley
  • Total Episodes: 5

Luke’s YouTube show and podcast, is a structureless space to have interesting, funny, and deep conversations about a broad range of topics! New episode every Tuesday!

What I Wish I Had Known

  • Publisher: WIWIHK
  • Total Episodes: 29

“What I Wish I Had Known” is brought to you by three thirty somethings talking about life events, the ups and downs, and what we wish we’d known and would like to pass on to others. We believe when women share their stories honestly and openly that is when real change begins to happen. Show website: https://www.whatiwishihadknown.co.uk/ Jess’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thefatfunnyone Jo’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lobellaloves_jo

The Foreign Mum Podcast

  • Publisher: Evelini Quarrell
  • Total Episodes: 41

The most amazing foreign parents can be found in one place: this podcast! You are going to learn what made they move to the UK, parenthood to careers, personal struggles to funny situations. Subscribe and become a bit more knowledgeable on other people’s cultures. No space for judgment or prejudice, only inspiring stories.

Mek’ It Talk – BR8 Racing

  • Publisher: Nathan Smith
  • Total Episodes: 51

UK based motorcycle racing podcasts suitable for most ages, all the gossip and funny bits without the need of a ‘Bleeper’ …most of the time. Speaking to guests from around the world about their careers in a down to earth humorous manner in hour long episodes. Guests have included Carl Fogarty, David Knight, Alex Lowes, Steve Parrish, Neil Hodgson, Sylvain Guintoli to name a few. Also proud media and marketing Partners of the British Mini bike racing championship.

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