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The Off Air podcast with Jane Garvey and Fi Glover hits 10 million listens
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The Off Air podcast with Jane Garvey and Fi Glover hits 10 million listens

Press Release · London, UK · via News UK ·

The Off Air podcast, presented by leading broadcasters Jane Garvey and Fi Glover, has exceeded 10 million listens since it was launched by The Times in October 2022.

The award-winning journalists Jane and Fi joined Times Radio in an exclusive deal to present their first daily live news show last year. Fresh from their radio show the duo keep the mics on for their podcast, to say what they really think - unencumbered and off air. They are joined by a wide-range of guests, who have included Jamie Oliver, Eddie Izzard, Lorraine Kelly, Clare Balding and more. They also launched their Book Club this year, with special bonus episodes reviewing books hand picked by listeners.

Jane Garvey said; “Thanks for being there! It’s always such a pleasure to read your emails and know that we’re all part of something daft, meandering, but supportive. It’s a global podcast community!”

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Fi Glover said; ‘It’s a remarkable feat. I’m pretty sure a lot of our listeners are just like us - trying to find time to simply breathe in a busy frantic world so I’d like to personally thank them for adding us to their long lists of things to do. And I’d like to thank those living in far flung exotic beach side locations personally. Have a firm swimsuit packed and ready.’

Times Radio Programme Director, Tim Levell, said: “Congratulations to Jane and Fi. 10 millions listens is an incredible achievement. I know first-hand how well-loved their podcast is: my wife goes around the house listening to it on her phone speakers - preferring their company to mine! They are witty and clever, and the podcast is a daily audio treat.”

The pair are two of Britain’s most admired broadcasters, having spent their careers at the BBC, and previously hosted the hit BBC podcast Fortunately from 2017 to 2022, and in that time had 30 million listens.

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