Comics up for British Podcast Awards | Nominees out today

Comics up for British Podcast Awards

Nominees out today

Matt Forde, Elis James & John Robins, Stuart Goldsmith and Cariad Lloyd are among the nominees in this year’s British podcast awards.

Lloyd, pictured, is up for two accolades for her Griefcast’ where comedians discuss their own stories of bereavement.

Other nominees include Russell Brand, Babysitting Trevor with  Carl Donnelly, Chris Martin and Trevor Crook and The Beef And Dairy Network Podcast with Benjamin Partridge.

The nominees were selected by more than 50 judges listening to over 1,000 hours of entries, and the awards will be handed out in London on May 19 – the same day as the Royal wedding.

Here are the categories with most relevance for comedy fans.

Best Comedy Podcast

A Gay & A NonGay with James Barr and Dan Hudson
Babysitting Trevor with  Carl Donnelly, Chris Martin and Trevor Crook 
Beef And Dairy Network Podcast with Benjamin Partridge
The Political Party With Matt Forde
This Paranormal Life with Rory Powers and Kit Grier

Entertainment

Griefcast with Cariad Lloyd
Nothing To Declare Podcast with Kojo and Teef
Probably True with Scott Flashheart
The Butterfly Effect with Jon Ronson
The It's Nice That Podcast

Best Interview

Griefcast with Cariad Lloyd
Homo Sapiens with Will Young and Christopher Sweeney
Perfume Pioneers with Jo Barratt
The Allusionist with Helen Zaltzman
The Comedian's Comedian Podcast with Stuart Goldsmith

Best Radio Podcast

Elis James & John Robins on Radio X Podcast
Fun Kids Science Weekly
Russell Brand on Radio X Podcast
Short Cuts,  presented by Josie Long for BBC Radio 4
The Listening Service for BBC Radio 3

Sport

Quickly Kevin, hosted by Josh Widdicombe, Michael Marden and Chris Scull
Brian Moore's Full Contact
Fight Disciple
The Cycling Podcast
Who Are Ya?

Published: 10 Apr 2018

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