Podcasts

Podcasts:

Women’s Prize for Fiction Podcast
Join Zing Tsjeng, editor at VICE, and inspirational guests, including Dolly Alderton, Stanley Tucci, Liv Little and Scarlett Curtis as they celebrate the best fiction written by women.

Virago Podcast
A monthly celebration of books, reading and writing brought to you by Virago Press, the international publisher of books by women.

The Guilty Feminist
Ever felt like you should be better at feminism? Join comedian Deborah Frances-White and her guests for this comedy podcast, recorded in front of a live audience.

The Great Women Artists Podcast
Presented by art historian and curator, Katy Hessel, The Great Women Artists Podcast interviews artists on their career, or curators, writers, or general art lovers, on the female artist who means the most to them.

What would a feminist do?
The Guardian’s  Jessica Valenti brings you interviews, advice and real-life stories from the front lines of feminism.

Hear to Slay
Hear to Slay is the black feminist podcast of your dreams—compelling conversations curated in only the way black women can. With Roxane Gay and Tressie McMillan Cottom.

The Last Bohemians
The Last Bohemians is an acclaimed new audio series that meets female firebrands and controversial outsiders in arts and culture.

The Funny Women Survival Guide
By Alexis Strum

An upbeat, uplifting podcast designed to cheer up the nation during the COVID-19 pandemic, featuring some of British comedy’s funniest females.

BBC Women’s Hour
Woman’s Hour was established as a radio show in 1946 and since then it’s evolved into a wildly popular podcast that covers topics from a female perspective, such as friendship, motherhood, and women in war zones.

No Country For Young Women
Life, love and work in a white man’s world. Let’s help each other figure it out!
Presenters: Sadia Azmat and Monty Onanuga.

About Race with Reni Eddo-Lodge
From the author behind the bestselling Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race, comes a podcast that takes the conversation a step further.

Historical Association Podcasts about Women’s History
Powerful, influential and significant female characters are explored in detail across the time periods, including queens, and campaigners, while the stories of ordinary women are also explored through themes such as social change, war and religion.

History Extra Podcasts – remarkable women through history
A list of 11 HistoryExtra podcasts you can listen to featuring inspirational historical women and their achievements.

Traficantes de Sueños
Traficantes de Sueños nace con el propósito de ser un punto de encuentro y debate de las diferentes realidades de los movimientos sociales.

Feminists Don’t Wear Pink
What does the F-word mean to you? Journalist and activist Scarlett Curtis interviews inspiring women about what feminism means to them, and why it matters.

United Zingdom
Zing Tsjeng can apply for a British passport. But she’s already got one from Singapore, and she can’t have both. It’s got her thinking, what does it mean to be British? She’s off on a trip around the UK to find out.

Scummy Mummies
Recommended by The Guardian, The Telegraph, The Sunday Times and featured on Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour. Guests have included Dara O Briain, Sandi Toksvig, Jenny Eclair, Mel Giedroyc, and parenting influencers such as Giovanna Fletcher, Mother Pukka, Unmumsy Mum and Hurrah for Gin.

NPR Women’s History Archives 
This playlist features a highlight reel of the international history of women’s greatest achievements.

Alright For A Mum
Carrie-Anne became a single mum when her son was 6 months. After moving back into her mums flat, going onto benefits at 24 she decided to start a clothing brand. In 2 years, it became a six-figure business. After someone insulted her by saying she was alright for a mum it got her thinking…

Unsubscribe The Podcast
There’s no escaping the power of social media over our lives, and it can often be a negative influence. It doesn’t have to be this way, explore how mindfulness can help us ‘unsubscribe’ from negative patterns of behaviour.

History Chicks
Beckett Graham and Susan Vollenweider: Two women. Half the population. Several thousand years of history. About an hour. Our goal is to introduce you to female characters in history, factual or fictional.

“Five Women” episode of This American Life
A different kind of #MeToo story about several women who worked for the same man. They tell us not only about their troubling encounters with him, but also about their lives beforehand.

Sex Power Money with Sara Pascoe
Comedian Sara Pascoe turns her attention to things that really matter to humans – sex, power and money. In this podcast series, Sara interviews people who have experience around sex work, stripping and porn. This series allows people who are so often talked about to speak for themselves.