Winners of the 2018 British Podcast Awards



The British Podcast Awards have been created to highlight the best podcasts of the year, all made in Great Britain. It was established in 2017. The winners of the 2018 British Podcast Awards have been announced.

You can find a link to, and a logo of, all of the winning podcasts on the British Podcast Awards website. Many categories named a Gold, a Silver, and a Bronze winner. I’m including the Gold winners from each category here.

Podcast of the Year 2018: Griefcast– Cariad Lloyd

Listeners’ Choice Awards 2018:Kermode &Mayo’s Film Review –Somethin’ Else for BBC Radio 5Live

Podcast Champion 2018: Helen Zaltzman

Family – Gold: Once Upon a Time In Zombieville –Bigmouth Audio [for BBC Radio Scotland]

Best Culture Podcast – Gold: The Two Shot Podcast – Thomas Griffin and Craig Parkinson

True Crime – Gold:The Assassination – Owen Bennet-Jones & Neal Razzell [for BBC World Service]

Branded Content – supported by Muddy Knees Media – Gold: The Discovery Adventures – Land Rover

Best Comedy– supported by Podiant – Gold: Beef & Dairy Network Podcast – Benjamin Partridge

Fiction – Gold: Imaginary Advice – Ross Sutherland

Smartest Podcast – Gold: The Allusionist –Helen Zaltzman

Represent – supported by Twitter – Gold: Carousel Radio – Davot, Fran, Ewan, Jonny and Sam

Best Radio Podcast – supported by UK Radioplayer – Gold: Short Cuts – Falling Tree Productions for BBC Radio

Best New Podcast – Gold: The Tip Off –Maeve McClenaghan

Sport – Gold: Fight Disciples – Fight Disciples

Acast Innovation Award – Podcast Pingback –Aiir

Best Interview – supported by ipDTL – Gold: Griefcast – Cariad Lloyd

Current Affairs – supported by Reportex.io – Gold: The Foreign Desk – Bill Leuty, Joleen Goffin and Andrew Muller [for Monocle]

International Award – Gold: Where Should We Begin? With Esther Perel – Audible

Entertainment with Sony Music’s 4thFloor Creative – Gold: Griefcast – Cariad Lloyd

Most Original Podcast – supported by Audible: The Discovery Adventures – Land Rover