Female-led podcasts

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Creation Date September 26th, 2020
Updated Date Updated October 16th, 2020
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Some of my favourite female-led podcasts
  1. Join comedians Rachel Fairburn and Kiri Pritchard - McLean as they explore a shared passion, serial killers. Each episode the pair will talk all things murder and macabre and have a right laugh doing it.
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    Join comedy duo Anna and Emily as they take a look at the popular culture gems of their childhood with fresh eyes and ask - is it still legit?
  3. Wheel of Misfortune with comedians Alison Spittle and Fern Brady sharing their funniest most embarrassing stories: the bad stuff that makes you feel good.
  4. 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. As an accompaniment to her book Sex Power Money, this series allows people who are so often talked about to speak for themselves, as well as exploring the history of whore stigma, the ramifications of our current laws around selling sex and the overt racism found in porn. Sara Pascoe is a highly acclaimed comedian, writer and actor. Her extensive TV credits include the BBC solo stand-up special LadsLadsLads, BBC2's Frankie Boyle's New World Order and Comedians Giving Lectures on Dave, which she hosts. Her first book Animal: The Autobiography of a Female Body is being developed into a full series. Sara's book Sex Power Money is out now in hardback / audiobook / ebook Apple Books: http://apple.co/31z4cLr
  5. Hosts Margo and Sonia chat about Creeps. We talk about Creeps of the past and the present: It's the who's who of who's the worst. Do you have a story about one of the Creeps we covered? Email us at whatacreeppodcast@gmail.com.
  6. (The podcast formerly known as The Debrief Podcast) Your guidebook to being a fully functioning adult without screaming all the time. Each week, Stevie Martin and Tessa Coates tackle life's big, small, fun and sometimes scary questions with the help of experts and special guests because we're all in this together, guys. So nobody panic.  Produced by Plosive Productions. Photos by Marco Vittur, jingle by David Dobson.
  7. Every week we bitch about someone new. We hate so you don't have to! Hosted by renowned bitches Tilly Steele (Victoria, Doctor Who) and Helen Monks (Raised by Wolves, Upstart Crow).
  8. All of television history is contained within the Box of Delights. TV journalist Julia Raeside invites her guests to choose a favourite TV memory and take another look at it, say what it meant to them, and what it means to them now.
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    It takes a certain type of person to work in showbiz, and often it was clear from the start that they were destined to end up on stage. Daddy Look At Me takes the time to explore these scenarios with a guest every week. Helen Bauer and Rosie Jones will probe the guest on the pivotal moments in their early life; from childhood, to romance, and everywhere in between, we want the highs and lows that make it so obvious that this craving for attention ensured our guest was a born entertainer. You can follow our Instagram and like us on Facebook! And you can follow Rosie and Helen on Twitter! This is a Studio71 production.  Producer - Jack Claramunt  Assistant Producer - Winnie Simon Exec Producer - Tom Payne & Jody Smith Production Support - Phie McKenzie Studio71 is a Red Arrow Studios Company.
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    Forget #CoupleGoals and perfect date nights. Comedians and real-life couple Catherine Bohart and Sarah Keyworth want to know what makes relationships work.
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    A podcast about the work of comedy writer/ performer/ director/ all-round genius Julia Davis.
  12. 'Out with Suzi Ruffell' is a new podcast all about the inspiring lives of LGBTQ+ people.
  13. The Fear is a comedy podcast about everything that scares us. Comedy writer Sarah Morgan invites her favourite funny guests to bring in and unpack three things that give 'em the fear - their favourite scary scene from film or TV, a childhood terror, and a fear or phobia they live with now. It's spooktacular! This podcast is a member of the Great Big Owl family.
  14. Ever regretted a tweet? Might Delete Later is the podcast where sister power duo Gina Martin (activist and writer) and Stevie Martin (writer/comedian) delve into the social media timelines of interesting people they know. What do they regret posting? What was their first ever post? And how has social media helped or hindered them? Get it wherever you get your podcasts, and visit @mightdeletelaterpod on Instagram for fun stuff you didn't hear in the episodes… Want to help us make more episodes? Support Might Delete Later at https://supporter.acast.com/mightdeletelater Hosted by Gina Martin and Stevie Martin. Photo by Joe Magowan. Artwork by Zoe Harrison. Produced by Plosive Productions.
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    A podcast by dumb women, for dumb women, where we investigate the subjects you're too proud to admit you know nothing about. Written by and starring @HannVarr, @MissAHaddow & @Czaroline. Contact: dumbwomenpod@gmail.com
  16. 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. Each week they discuss topics "all 21 first century feminists agree on" while confessing their insecurities, hypocrisies and fears that underlie their lofty principles. Deborah Frances-White is the 2016 Writers' Guild Award Winner for Best Radio Comedy for her hit BBC Radio 4 series Deborah Frances-White Rolls the Dice. She is an Edinburgh Fringe regular, a screenwriter and is in huge demand for her corporate seminars.
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    The podcast revisiting every episode of S Club 7’s mad TV show, in more detail than anyone ever asked for.
  18. Drunk Women Solving Crime is a true crime podcast with a twist...of lime. Join writer/comedian hosts Hannah George, Catie Wilkins and Taylor Glenn as they welcome top guests from comedians to crime writers to test out their drunk detective skills. Each episode sees the boozed up panel tackle personal crime stories, solve true crime cases, and seek justice for your listener crimes. When women sit around and drink we try to solve the world’s problems. So we’re taking back the night and putting our inebriation to good use. You’re welcome.
  19. Comedians Jourdain Searles and Bronwyn Isaac skewer Hollywood's worst romantic films.
  20. Welcome to HOOVERING, the podcast about eating. Host, Jessica Fostekew (Guilty Feminist, Motherland) has a frank conversation with an interesting person about gobbling; guzzling; nibbling; scoffing; devouring and wolfing all up… or if you will, hoovering.
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    This is not a traditional career podcast. It’s a podcast for people who’ve looked at their interests to shape the work they do. What does it mean to be a modern philosopher? How is Big Tech affecting us? How do you combine activism with being the editor of a magazine? Award-winning author Emma Gannon has a gentle line of questioning that starts with work, and ends up wherever the conversations lead. Named Best Business podcast by Vuelio, Ctrl Alt Delete is a gateway into new ideas – with over 7 million downloads and past guests including Alain de Botton, Ava DuVernay, Dame Steve Shirley and Mrs Hinch.
  22. Notorious comedy queers Caitlin Powell (flame-haired bisexual menace) and Kate Butch (drag trash) are delving deep into their childhoods, reliving films, TV shows, and snacks, to see if there's any way of pinpointing exactly what made them so queer. For a healthy serving of nostalgia through the gayest lens imaginable, tune in to Queers Gone By every Throwback Thursgay!
  23. Funny people talking about death and grief, a podcast. Hosted by Cariad Lloyd. Podcast of the Year 2018 / Best Podcast ARIA 2018 / Rose D'or Nominee 2019 You Are Not Alone
  24. The Howards' Way Podcast. Julia Raeside, TV writer for The Guardian, navigates through every episode of the 1980s seafaring soap opera, in order, with a special guest joining her each time. You don't have to like Howard's Way or even remember it, but Julia loves it and wants you onboard.
  25. Poppy Hillstead has been diving into the treacherous depths of internet chatrooms. From Hypnosis roleplay to pretending to know about Carp angler fishing techniques, yes things usually end up in a dick pic, but Poppy is determined to enter the chat and blend in. Each week Poppy is joined by special guests to re-enact what she's been up to.
  26. Comedian Katherine Ryan can’t help telling everybody everything. Candid chat, pettiness, phone calls, and some serious stuff too - straight from the nation’s sweetheart.
  27. This podcast might not actually kill you, but it covers so many things that can. Each episode tackles a different disease, from its history, to its biology, and finally, how scared you need to be. Ecologists and epidemiologists Erin Welsh and Erin Allmann Updyke make infectious diseases acceptable fodder for dinner party conversation and provide the perfect cocktail recipe to match
  28. Host Tiff Stevenson interviews fellow comedians about how and why comedy can be a force for social change.
  29. True Crime podcast based around cases from the little island of Ireland with feminism and some utter nonsense thrown in for good measure.
  30. What’s the connection between certain women - from Lady Gaga to the Queen Mum - and queer society? This interview series, hosted by DJ and LGBT activist Alice Beverton-Palmer, explores the Dorothy in ‘friends of Dorothy’. Expect fresh, frank and funny interviews with famous names and unsung heroes, a new angle on the queer zeitgeist, and history you won’t have learned at school. Get involved on Twitter - we want your stories, and your guest suggestions. Tweet a name @Dorothy_Podcast and we'll try to make it happen. We're especially keen to talk to more women of colour.
  31. Comedy sketch group Birthday Girls invite you to their house party. Expect late-night chats with nothing off-limits, veggie Scotch eggs and party legends.
  32. The Office co-stars and best friends, Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey, are doing the ultimate The Office re-watch podcast for you. Each week Jenna and Angela will break down an episode of The Office and give exclusive behind the scene stories that only two people who were there, can tell you.
  33. Round Springfield is a Simpsons-adjacent podcast hosted by Allie Goertz and Julia Prescott where they interview writers, directors, showrunners, and voice-actors from the Simpsons-verse on their various paths to Springfield, failed pilots, other projects, and beyond. In this 20-episode limited series, you'll hear David X. Cohen talk Futurama, Josh Weinstein talk Mission Hill, and Yeardley Smith dig deep into her diverse path of becoming Lisa Simpson.
  34. An upbeat, uplifting podcast designed to cheer up the nation during the COVID-19 pandemic, featuring some of British comedy's funniest females. Hosted by writer-performer Alexis Strum in partnership with Funny Women, The Funny Women Survival Guide is a chat show with a difference, offering honest discussion as well as tongue-in-cheek tips and recommendations from our fabulous guests on what to watch during self-isolation. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
  35. American Anglophiles Kaley McMahon and Stephanie Callas explore the witty, whimsical, dark, zany, sometimes disturbing but always hilarious world of British comedies.
  36. The online magazine by women for women takes to the internet airwaves with its much-loved blend of opinion and humour.
  37. Stories of news, creativity and the internet, told to Suchandrika Chakrabarti | Shortlisted: Best Host at The Lovie Awards (the European Webby Awards) 2019 | Heard on BBC Radio 4 | Newsletter: suchandrika.substack.com | Instagram: @freelancepod | Twitter: @freelance_pod_
  38. You Must Remember This is a storytelling podcast exploring the secret and/or forgotten histories of Hollywood’s first century. It’s the brainchild and passion project of Karina Longworth (founder of Cinematical.com, former film critic for LA Weekly), who writes, narrates, records and edits each episode. It is a heavily-researched work of creative nonfiction: navigating through conflicting reports, mythology, and institutionalized spin, Karina tries to sort out what really happened behind the films, stars and scandals of the 20th century.
  39. Light-hearted yet penetrative interview show about divorce hosted by comedian and author Samantha Baines, who recently got divorced (don't worry she's fine)!  Changing the conversation around divorce. Samantha is on a mission to discover how other people managed the weird and wonderful world of paperwork, tears, freedom, sex with strangers, and listing your ex's belongings on eBay in this upbeat interview show. Whether you are part of The Divorce Club or not this is a fun, informative and touching look at how 42% of marriages end!  Host: Samantha Baines Support the podcast and become part of the club on Patreon. https://www.patreon.com/thedivorceclubpod Twitter: @divorcepod Email the show: thedivorceclubpod@gmail.com www.thedivorceclub.co.uk

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