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British Podcast Awards: 2019 winners

PRESS RELEASE — May 20, 2019

On Saturday 18th May 2019, the British Podcast Awards powered by DAX took over London’s Kings Place.

Hosted by Cariad Lloyd, the awards attracted the biggest names in podcasting, celebrating the best of British podcasts over the last 12 months.

Now in it’s third year, tonight’s event saw over 500 guests attend, including Michael Sheen, Fearne Cotton, Julia Davis & Vicki Pepperdine, Elizabeth Day, Lauren and Deborah from You, Me & The Big C, Brexitcast, Giovanna Fletcher, Alice Levine, Jane Garvey, Fi Glover, Olly Mann, Chris & Rosie Ramsey, Hussain Manawer, Katie Piper, Anna Whitehouse, Hazel Wallace, Angelos Epithemiou and Anna Williamson.

George The Poet was the stand out winner of the night, walking away with 5 awards, including Smartest, Best Arts & Culture, Best Fiction, Best New Podcast and was named Audioboom’s Podcast of the Year.

The British Podcast Awards have their own podcast, The Shortlist, where you can hear the winning podcasts.

Here’s a full list of the winners:


Best family podcast
Surrogacy: A Family Frontier
Dustin Lance Black, Tracy Williams, Jane Andrews; BBC Radio 5 Live / BBC
Best Arts & Culture
Have You Heard George’s Podcast?
George The Poet / Acast
Moment of the Year
You, Me and the Big C: Putting the can in cancer
BBC Radio 5 Live / BBC
True Crime
Case Notes
Classic FM / Global
Selfridges Hot Air
Radio Wolfgang / Audioboom
Dear Joan and Jericha (Julia Davis and Vicki Pepperdine)
Hush Ho, Pepperdine Productions and Dot Dot Dot Productions / Entale
Have You Heard George’s Podcast?
George The Poet / Acast
This Paranormal Life
Rory Powers & Kit Grier / Soundcloud
Have You Heard George’s Podcast?
George The Poet / Acast
Multi Story
BBC Local Radio / BBC
Have You Heard George’s Podcast?
George The Poet / Acast
The Totally Football Show with James Richardson
Muddy Knees Media / Audioboom
The Modern Mann
Olly Mann, Rethink Audio / Acast
Best Current Affairs
The Grenfell Tower Inquiry with Eddie Mair
BBC Radio / BBC
Sex & Relationships
Project Pleasure
Anouszka Tate, Frankie Wells, Transmission Roundhouse / Soundcloud
Probably True
Scott Flashheart / Libsyn
That Peter Crouch Podcast
BBC Radio 5 Live / BBC
Listeners’ Choice
BBC Radio 5 Live / BBC
Podcast of the Year
Have You Heard George’s Podcast?
George The Poet / Acast

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The Shortlist
By Great British Podcasts


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