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20 Best UK Sleep Podcasts of 2021

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

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

Nothing much happens; bedtime stories to help you sleep

  • Publisher: Curiouscast
  • Total Episodes: 88

Having trouble sleeping?  Join Yoga and meditation teacher Kathryn Nicolai for bedtime stories where nothing much happens to help you relax and sleep peacefully. The stories are a soft landing spot for your mind. Rather than letting your brain race through the same thoughts you’ve been chasing all day, we are taking a detour to a calm and comfy place. We tell the story twice and go a bit slower the second time. Buy the book now! For our listeners in the US: Feals – Get 40% automatically taken off your first three months PLUS free shipping. Visit our sponsor at For our listeners in the UK, Canada, or the US: BetterHelp – Get 10% off your first month by visiting our sponsor at For our listeners in Canada: DoorDash – Get 25% off and zero delivery fees on their first order of $15 or more, when you download the DoorDash app and enter code BEDTIME.

Art History at Bedtime

  • Publisher: Dr Bendor Grosvenor
  • Total Episodes: 13

Art History at Bedtime is a series of original art historical texts read by the art historian and broadcaster, Dr Bendor Grosvenor. Regular updates of stories from the Renaissance and onwards to help you get off to a calming – and learned – night’s sleep. In support of the UK charity, Art History Link Up.Produced by Bendor Grosvenor and Adam Scourfield.

Feel Better, Live More with Dr Rangan Chatterjee

  • Publisher: Dr Rangan Chatterjee: GP & Author
  • Total Episodes: 183

“Health has become overcomplicated. I aim to simplify it” In this podcast, we hear stories from leading health experts and exciting personalities who offer easy health life-hacks, expert advice and debunk common health myths giving you the tools to revolutionise how you eat, sleep, move and relax. Hosted by Dr Chatterjee – one of the most influential GPs in the country with nearly 20 years experience, star of BBC 1’s Doctor In the House, and author of international best-selling book ‘The 4 Pillar Plan’ – Feel Better, Live More aims to inspire, empower and transform the way we feel. When we are healthier we are happier because when we feel better we live more.Find out more on Follow me on, and Find out about Dr Chatterjee’s best-selling books The 4 Pillar Plan, The Stress Solution, Feel Better in 5 and Feel Great Lose Weight.

The Quiet Mark Podcast

  • Publisher: Quiet Mark
  • Total Episodes: 24

Welcome to The Quiet Mark Podcast. Simon Gosling, CMO at Quiet Mark – the independent, international approval award programme associated with the UK Noise Abatement Society – explores our relationship with sound in a series of conversations with experts who’ve spent their lives working with acoustics. The World Health Organization (WHO) recognises environmental noise as the 2nd largest environmental health risk in Western Europe behind air quality. The Mayor of London’s Environment Strategy warns that noise can contribute towards a range of physical and mental health problems, disturb sleep and affect people’s hearing, communication and learning. And, in our smart-phone era, noise isn’t only about the big sounds of planes, traffic and construction sites. Smaller sounds like someone FaceTiming on the bus or playing music loudly through their tinny headphones can cause stress, annoyance and impact on our mental health.

Dogs Trust

  • Publisher: Dogs Trust
  • Total Episodes: 3

Dogs Trust is the UK’s largest dog welfare charity. Through its network of 20 Rehoming Centres across the UK (and now one in Ireland) the charity cares for over 16,000 stray, unwanted and abandoned dogs each year. Dogs Trust has a non-destruction policy, and will never put a healthy dog to sleep. Dogs Trust also offers neutering, microchipping and education programmes. Registered Charity No. 227523 Scotland Registered No. SC037843 Ireland Registered No. 396919r info!

Dadcast – Misadventures in parenting

  • Publisher: Dadcast
  • Total Episodes: 75

So we’re still going 30-odd episodes in – feel free to start at the start or dip in and out. We love you either way. If you like anything you hear, or indeed have questions you can just leave a review by clicking here ( . Parenting is tough. It’s also hilarious, annoying, brilliant craic, dangerous and soul destroying in small, and sometimes big measures. This podcast is for all the Dads and Mums who know this all too well, or indeed for anyone thinking of becoming a parent, or anyone who knows a parent. Caked in snot and puke this is the unvarnished truth of being a Dad. Featuring the ramblings of Adrian Barry, Nathan Murphy, Dave McIntyre and Ger Gilroy, the Dadcast will examine the worst excesses of sleep deprivation, unruly toddlers, inopportune poohs and escaping from the trap of middle age spread. Publishing weekly every Tuesday, or whenever the kids’ chicken pox allows, the Dadcast welcomes your feedback however tangential or nappy-brained. [email protected] for your comments, advice and sleeping tablets, or tweet the Dads @dadcastpod

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

Kids Meditation & Sleep Stories

  • Publisher: New Horizon
  • Total Episodes: 9

Guided Meditations & Sleep Stories for Kids and Adults of all ages.Download our App for Free:

Listen to your yoga

  • Publisher: Listen to your yoga
  • Total Episodes: 8

Yoga can aid physical health, mental focus, relaxation, and sleep. This podcast contains yoga tutorials and relaxation techniques for adults, children’s yoga and relaxation for sleeping, philosophy discussion, and kirtan style mantra yoga with chanting. Visit my Elevate Virtual Yoga and Wellness Studio at for yoga classes, relaxations, meditations, and downloadable wellness and lifestyle activities. * * If you enjoy my free content, how do you fancy buying me a virtual coffee? * *

Plant-Based DFW Lifestyle Medicine

  • Publisher: Plant-Based DFW
  • Total Episodes: 117

Are you ready to upgrade your health to a new level and do so by learning from experts in the field of lifestyle medicine and plant-based nutrition? Well, you are in the right place! Welcome to the Plant-Based DFW podcast weekly show. We are your hosts Dr. Rizwan Bukhari and Maya Acosta. We are the founders of the Plant-Based DFW organization designed to teach and empower people about the benefits of lifestyle medicine. Dr. Riz is a board certified vascular surgeon and is board certified in lifestyle medicine. Maya is an advocate of plant-based nutrition and passionate about helping others live their best life. Every week we will feature guests who are either physicians, dietitians, health coaches or chefs who will tell us about their journeys towards becoming plant-based and how they have now helped others. Every now and then we will feature testimonies by individuals who have seen significant changes in their own lives. The episodes typically runs between 40-50 minutes and are released early in the week. Sometimes we will also add bonus episodes in Spanish if our guests are bilingual. Our episodes are also added to our YouTube channel. Our website with all that information is Lifestyle medicine is the use of evidence-based lifestyle therapeutic approaches, such as a whole food, plant-based diet, regular physical activity, adequate sleep, stress management and avoidance of risky substance abuse, and other non-drug modalities, to treat, oftentimes, reverse and prevent the lifestyle-related, chronic disease that’s all too prevalent. We can’t wait for you to join us here at the Plant-Based DFW Podcast. Remember to tell all your podcasting friends that this show is available to listen to for FREE in any app that supports podcasts. And as you dive into the episodes never forget, the more you implement these healthy lifestyle changes, the more you will upgrade your health. Thank you for being part of the community.

A Democratic Socialist’s Almanac

  • Publisher: Lelyn R. Masters
  • Total Episodes: 28

A Democratic Socialist’s Almanac is a podcast exploring all things relevant to Socialism today, from the latest scholarship regarding the socialist tradition to socialist reflections on our current moment and where to go from here. Below is a partial prospectus with a subject by subject bibliography. Written by Lelyn R. Masters with a Memphis Music Soundtrack by Harry Koniditsiotis Marx’s Epicurianism Fusaro, Diego. Marx, Epicurus, and the Origins of Historical Materialism. Permanent Press, 2017. The French and Haitian Revolutions Davidson, Ian. The French Revolution: From Enlightenment to Tyranny. Profile Books, 2016. Furet, François, and Karl Marx. Marx and the French Revolution. University of Chicago Press, 1988. Israel, Jonathan. Revolutionary ideas: an intellectual history of the French Revolution from the Rights of Man to Robespierre. Princeton University Press, 2015. James, Cyril Lionel Robert. The Black Jacobins: Toussaint L’Ouverture and the San Domingo Revolution. Penguin UK, 2001. Scott, Julius S. The common wind: Afro-American currents in the age of the Haitian Revolution. Verso Books, 2018. Not Marx’s Capital Anderson, Kevin B. Marx at the margins: on nationalism, ethnicity, and non-western societies. University of Chicago Press, 2016. Israel, Jonathan I. The Enlightenment that Failed: Ideas, Revolution, and Democratic Defeat, 1748-1830. Oxford University Press, 2019. Marik, Soma. Revolutionary Democracy: Emancipation in Classical Marxism. Haymarket Books, 2018. Rosenberg, Arthur. Democracy and socialism: a contribution to the political history of the past 150 years. Beacon Press, 1939. Eternal Life, Abolition and Class Brooks, Kinitra D. Searching for Sycorax: Black Women’s Hauntings of Contemporary Horror. Rutgers University Press, 2018. Carruthers, Charlene. Unapologetic: A Black, queer, and feminist mandate for radical movements. Beacon Press, 2018. Du Bois, W. E. B. Black Reconstruction In America: An Essay Toward A History Of The Part Which Black Folk Played In The Attempt To Reconstruct Democracy In America, 1860-1880. New York: Russell & Russell [1966, c1935. Print. Foner, Eric. The second founding: How the civil war and reconstruction remade the constitution. WW Norton & Company, 2019. Nadler, Steven. “Spinoza’s’ Ethics’: An Introduction.” (2006). World War I, Original Sin and Karl Kautsky Clark, Christopher M. Iron kingdom: the rise and downfall of Prussia, 1600-1947. Harvard University Press, 2006. Clark, Christopher. The sleepwalkers: How Europe went to war in 1914. Penguin UK, 2012. Donald, Moira. Marxism and Revolution: Karl Kautsky and the Russian Marxists, 1900-1924. Yale University Press, 1993. McMeekin, Sean. The Russian Origins of the First World War. Harvard University Press, 2011. Spinoza, Baruch. Spinoza: Complete Works. Hackett Publishing, 2002. Nero, Oreste, Stalin, Trotsky Deutsher, J. “The prophet armed.” (1979). Deutscher, Isaac. The prophet unarmed: Trotsky, 1921-1929. Verso, 2003. Sgambato-Ledoux, Isabelle. Oreste et Néron. Spinoza, Freud et le mal. Classiques Garnier, 2017. Trotsky, Leon. History of the Russian revolution. Haymarket Books, 2008. Broué, Pierre. Communistes contre Staline. Fayard, 2003. The Spanish Civil War Reconsidered Beevor, Anthony. “The Battle for Spain: The Spanish Civil War 1936–1939 (London, 2006), 106–7 and 269–70 and Albertí.” La Iglesia en llamas: 277-86. Graham, Helen. The Spanish Republic at War 1936-1939. Cambridge University Press, 2002. McKay, Claude. Amiable with Big Teeth. Penguin, 2017. Morrow, Felix. Revolution & Counter Revolution in Spain. Pathfinder Press, 1974. Orwell, George. Homage to Catalonia/Down and Out in Paris and London. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016. A Guide to High Maoism Isaacs, Harold Robert. The tragedy of the Chinese revolution. Haymarket Books, 2010. Lovell, Julia. Maoism: A Global History. Random House, 2019. A History of the Russian Revolution as if Ukraine Mattered Raleigh, Donald J. Provincial landscapes: local dimensions of Soviet power, 1917-1953. University of Pittsburgh Press, 2001. Serge, Victor. Midnight in the Century. New York Review of Books, 2014. Snyder, Timothy. Bloodlands: Europe between Hitler and Stalin. Random House, 2011. Snyder, Timothy, and Tony Judt. Thinking the twentieth century. Random House, 2013. From the Black Panther Party to Ta Nehisi-Coates, a Vanguard in our time Bloom, Joshua, Waldo E. Martin Jr, and Waldo E. Martin. Black against empire: The history and politics of the Black Panther Party. Univ of California Press, 2016. Coates, Ta-Nehisi. Between the world and me. Text publishing, 2015.APA Johnson, Cedric. Revolutionaries to race leaders: Black power and the making of African American politics. U of Minnesota Press, 2007. McWhorter, Ladelle. Racism and sexual oppression in Anglo-America: A genealogy. Indiana University Press, 2009. Perry, Ravi K. Black mayors, white majorities: The balancing act of racial politics. U of Nebraska Press, 2013. Rothstein, Richard. The color of law: A forgotten history of how our government segregated America. Liveright Publishing, 2017. The 2016 Election, A Fascist in the White House Crenshaw, Kimberle, eds. Critical Race Theory: The Key Writings That Formed The Movement. New York : New Press : 1995. Gessen, Masha. The future is history: How totalitarianism reclaimed Russia. Granta Books, 2017. Jamieson, Kathleen Hall. “Cyberwar.” How Russian hackers and trolls helped elect a president (2018). Lewis, Michael. The fifth risk: undoing democracy. Penguin UK, 2018. Pomerantsev, Peter. Nothing is true and everything is possible: The surreal heart of the new Russia. Public Affairs, 2014. Snyder, Timothy. The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America. Tim Duggan Books, 2018. Wadhia, Shoba Sivaprasad. “National Security, Immigration and the Muslim Bans.” Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 75 (2018): 1475. The Syrian Revolution Abouzeid, Rania. No Turning Back: Life, Loss, and Hope in Wartime Syria. WW Norton & Company, 2018. Anderson, Eric A. The role of the military in Syria: the Shishakli years (1949-1954). Diss. 1971. al-Dik, Majd and Nathalie Bontemps (tr). A l’est de Damas, au bout du monde. Témoignage d’un révolutionnaire syrien: Témoignage d’un révolutionnaire syrien. Don Quichotte, 2016. Batatu, Hanna. Syria’s peasantry, the descendants of its lesser rural notables, and their politics. Princeton University Press, 1999. Dagher, Sam. Assad Or We Burn the Country: How One Family’s Lust for Power Destroyed Syria. Hachette UK, 2019. Hourani, Albert. A history of the Arab peoples: Updated edition. Faber & Faber, 2013. Kassab, Elizabeth Suzanne. Enlightenment on the Eve of Revolution: The Egyptian and Syrian Debates. Columbia University Press, 2019. Majed, Ziad. Syrie, la révolution orpheline. Éditions Actes Sud, 2018. Memmi, Albert. Decolonization and the Decolonized. U of Minnesota Press, 2006. Memmi, Albert. The colonizer and the colonized. Routledge, 2013. Minoui, Delphine. Les Passeurs de livres de Daraya: Une biblioteque secrete en Syrie. Editions du Seuil, 2017. Pearlman, Wendy R. We crossed a bridge and it trembled: Voices from Syria. Custom House, 2017. Rogan, Eugene. The Arabs: a history. Basic Books, 2012. Sentence to Hope: A Sa’dallah Wannous Reader. Yale University Press, 2019. Singh, Naunihal. Seizing power: The strategic logic of military coups. JHU Press, 2014. Sirees, Nihad. The Silence and the Roar. Pushkin Press, 2013. Yassin-Kassab, Robin, and Leila Al-Shami. Burning country: Syrians in revolution and war. Pluto Press, 2018. Yazbek, Samar. The Crossing: My journey to the shattered heart of Syria. Rider Books, 2015. And Much More!

Meditation with Rifa

  • Publisher: Refigure
  • Total Episodes: 25

Regular meditation can help you sleep better, relax and feel happier. Listen to these guided meditations for less stress and more fun. My name is Rifa. I’m a professional career coach and teach soft skills for digital workers. I help people become greater versions of themselves through creative group sessions, team-building workshops and one-on-one mentoring. If you have a gut-feeling that it’s time for change, I hope I can help you along the way 💕 Creative mentoring and events: Follow: Twitter @Refigure Facebook @RefigureUK Instagram @Refigure_

Physio RXd

  • Publisher: Physio RXd
  • Total Episodes: 9

Physical therapy & physical fitness are not and should not be mutually exclusive. As physical therapists and CrossFit coaches, we bring these two worlds together and discuss how both can work together in the fight against the growing epidemic that is chronic disease. Milwaukee local doctor of physical therapy/CrossFit L1, Guillermo Contreras and lifelong fitness nomad/CrossFit L1, Ryan Atkins, discuss movement, mobility, recovery, nutrition, sleep, conspiracy theories, energy drinks and more in hopes of bringing together the world of CrossFit and Physical Therapy in the battle against chronic disease.

Your Sleep Guru™ | Nature-Based Meditations

  • Publisher: Clara
  • Total Episodes: 95

Clara Starr grew up in the country of East Anglia in the UK. When she wasn’t at school, she was exploring the beaches, rivers and forests near her family’s farm. The experience of spending time immersed in the wild inspired a deep love of nature. Fast forward to adulthood. After seven years working for a national news network in the United States, Clara had burned out. The stress of deadlines, exposure to the news and working the night shift had wreaked havoc on her health and sleep pattern. At this time in her life, she decided to move away from the city to the mountains of Western North Carolina. Here she reconnected with nature and slowly healed her well-being, sleep disorder and sense of self. Clara’s meditation podcast series Your Sleep Guru™” was inspired by her experience of being revived by the natural world and the wish to share this experience to help others relax and sleep. To date, the series has helped thousands and thousands of people all over the world. Thank you for listening! **Visualization is a gentle but powerful meditation technique that allows you to use your imagination to help you relax. Please practise the series in a safe, relaxing place that is free from distraction.**

The Beautifully Balanced Podcast

  • Publisher: Samantha Dinnage
  • Total Episodes: 37

Welcome! Join Sam, a UK based elemental yoga teacher, as we explore holistic approaches to support your wellbeing in today’s ever busy, hectic world. After some chronic health problems, Sam started her journey of recovery in 2015, using a range of holistic methods to help manage anxiety, depression, IBS, speech problems and migraines and she hasn’t felt this great for years! With personal insights and current research covering topics such as stress, ayurveda, yoga, sleep to money mindset and social media addiction. A range of guests will shine their light on holistic and complimentary therapies too. Everyone is unique, so you are invited to pick and choose inspiration that resonates with you, to help bring back a sense of balance to your mind, body and soul.

The Longest Podcast in the World

  • Publisher: Mike Russell
  • Total Episodes: 74

I’m Mike Russell, co founder of UK Podcasters community and New Media Europe conference. I was thrilled to host a 36 hour non-stop podcast on 21st & 22nd April 2016. I didn’t sleep for the full 36 hour marathon and broke the world record for the longest ever continuous podcast. I was thrilled to be joined by thousands who watched, listened and chatted during the live event. Together we made history in enhancing awareness of all of the amazing independent podcasters out there. Podcasting in the UK and in the world is a huge growing medium that should no longer be ignored. There are many amazing independent podcasters who influence lives and businesses. Those hard working individuals are experts in their niches and provide incredible learning platforms for general public. The idea of this non-stop podcast is to bring the spotlight on to independent content creators who deserve to get credit for the work they do. Join us in the UK Podcasters community and meet fellow podcasters in person at New Media Europe.

Sri Swami Purohit

  • Publisher: Sri Swami Purohit
  • Total Episodes: 19

Spiritual master from Himalayan tradition. Expert in the science of self realization. With over 40 years’ experience in yoga, meditation, mantra, personal development and holistic well being and more than 12 years’ sharing his teachings in Spain, UK, France, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland and Mexico. In this podcast you will find a selection of extracts of online seminars on different topics that you can find in full format in this link: You will also find mantras and soon full seminars and guided Yogic sleep will be available!Visit our YouTube channel


  • Publisher: Yogi Rakhee
  • Total Episodes: 22

Soul Speak, ranked amongst the Top 30 Health Podcasts in the UK, is a thought-provoking collection of reflections, advice and practical techniques anchored in Yoga teachings, many of which you can be applied easily to everyday life. Don’t worry, this show is not full of endless words in Sanskrit and you don’t have to be a student of Yoga to listen. The collection includes relationship advice, how to sleep better as well as short guided meditations and relaxations that you can use every day.

Britain is a Nation Of…

  • Publisher: Yahoo News
  • Total Episodes: 21

This is the podcast that explores British behaviour by unpacking statistics to understand the little differences – and similarities – between us all. Join Stuart Henderson, head of news at Yahoo UK, journalist Matilda Long, and data specialist from YouGov Victoria Waldersee for discussions around the way we work, sleep, love, celebrate and mourn.

For The COLTure

  • Publisher: Luke Diamond
  • Total Episodes: 134

For The COLTure is a podcast by fans for fans! Created hosted and produced by Luke Diamond and Jason Spears. We eat breathe and sleep Colts football 365 days a year. Our goal is to give you our honest opinion on everything Colts. We’re not here for shock radio or click bait headlines, we want to give our honest opinion on every FA accusation, draft pick, player, play, coach, game, ect. For real passionate entertaining knowledgeable and honest Colts talk please make sure you SUBSCRIBE to the FOR THE COLTURE podcast!

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