Are you in search of your next fix of podcast recommendations? Look no further than the podCAST Castaway, the podcast about podcasts. Hosted by broadcaster, performer, chancer and podcast lover Laura Whitmore, Laura is on a mission to uncover the best podcasts out there by interviewing a celebrity guest every week about what they're listening to. Whether you're looking for podcasts about mental health, comedy, love, crime or your next fictional series to binge listen to, Laura's guests have got you covered.
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43:28It's been said that laughter is the best kind of therapy and in today's roundup we'll be sharing recommendations from a host of celebrity guests on all things comedy. And boy, did we have some excellent recommendations over the past four series! From satirical style shows to overheard hilarious conversations with friends; we'll be going back over some of the shows that had some of our guests chuckling including Iain Stirling, Tan France, Evanna Lynch, Giovanna Fletcher, Jamie Laing, Gemma Styles, Jordan North and Edit Bowman.Shows included in the episode are:The Adam Buxton PodcastThree Girls One KeithMy Dad Wrote A PornoSh*gged Married AnnoyedPrivate PartsThe Chris Moyles ShowDear Joan & JerichaOff Menu See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
44:06If you’re someone who feels like you’re cheating on music with podcasts, then look no further as we marry the best of both worlds by taking a deep dive into all things musical! Laura will explore the very best music podcasts out there with a star studded panel including Clara Amfo, Daisy Lowe, Edith Bowman, Dermot O’Leary, Frankie Bridge and Niall Horan.Shows included in the episode are:Hip Hop Saved My LifeAnd The Writer Is...The HangSong ExplodeSoundtrackingTeenage Mixtape with Joel Dommett and Steve DunneGeorge Ezra & Friends See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
26:25In this episode, we’re sharing some of the most juicy and delicious podcasts out there; today we’ll bring to you all the mouth watering shows that get us in the mood for food. Our foodie loving guests today are Jessie Ware (and a little bit of Lennie too), Tan France, Evanna Lynch and Joss Stone.Shows included in the episode are:Table MannersOff MenuThe ChickpeepsDeliciously Ways to Feel Better See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
45:39Today's popular culture episode encompasses, well, a little bit of everything - from famous faces, to cult classics, and dare I say .. podcasts! This is one for the pop culture obsessives as we celebrate the great recommendations from pop culture fans, Dolly Alderton, Gi Fletcher, Jordan North, Deborah Frances White, Emma Gannon, Hannah and Suruthi from Red Handed, and Jamie Laing. Enjoy!Shows included in the episode are:Here's The Thing with Alec BaldwinDavid Tennant Does a Podcast With…Chris Evans' “How To Wow”Fake Doctors, Real FriendsThe Best Pick Movie PodcastAwards Chatter The Hollywood ReporterBack IssueConan O'Brien Needs a Friend See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
43:30This week Katherine Ryan, Lance Bass, Nicola Coughlan, Rankin, Munroe Bergdorf, Jessie Ware and Kate Thornton are sharing their top listening recommendations - through the lens of gripping, hard-hitting investigative journalism. For investigative journalists, podcasts offer a space for storytelling like no other, a place to uncover mysteries, learn about some of the most fascinating people in society, and shine a light on some of the most scandalous moments to date. So join Laura as she shares the juiciest real life dramas and the voices that go about uncovering them.Shows included in the episode are:Missing Richard SimmonsS-TownThe Mystery ShowLast Days of AugustTiger KingDolly Parton’s AmericaThe Dropout See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
39:35There’s a real power in podcasts that make you feel less alone. So many of the shows that have been discussed on Castaway have helped our guests through their darkest and most difficult times. And so, today’s episode is dedicated to those conversations of vulnerability and truth. We’ll hear recommendations from an incredible list of fellow podcast-lovers including Daisy Lowe, Jessie Ware, Annie Mac, Gemma Styles, Tan France, and Emma Gannon.Shows included in the episode are:Happy PlaceUnlocking UsSuper Soul SundayNature Therapy PodcastOn BeingHow To Fail with Elizabeth Day See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Sex and Relationships
42:59Ready to get a little hot under the collar? Today we’ll be sharing some recommendations from that all important genre: sex and relationships... In this episode we hear podcast recommendations from Giovanna Fletcher, Evanna Lynch, Dolly Alderton, Gemma Styles, Clara Amfo, Irene Agbontaen and Jordan North so tune in to hear what our celebrity guests over the past four seasons have recommended when it comes to all things sex and relationships. Shows included in the episode are:Thirst aid kitThe Receipts PodcastAuthentic SexGuys We FuckedLove StoriesWhere should we beginHelp I sexted my boss See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
31:26In this week’s episode, we’re going to explore the dark and nefarious world of true crime, one of the most popular genres of podcasting. What is our fascination with getting every grisly detail from a true crime pod? Here to help answer that question and scratch that itch with some of their own podcast recommendations on the matter are today's gore and law loving line up: Hannah & Suruthi from Red Handed Podcast, Frankie Bridge, Munroe Burgdorf, Lance Bass and Sara Pascoe.Shows included in the episode are:All Killa No FillaMy Favourite MurderCultsSerialRoot of Evil See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
25:20We're back for a special summer series of Castaway, kicking off the first episode by celebrating some of the incredible shows and, of course, women that are at the forefront of feminism in the podcast universe. We'll hear from Munroe Bergdorf, Deborah Frances-White, Jordan North, Katherine Ryan and Irene Agbontaen about their favourite feminism related shows.Shows included in the episode are:The Gurls Talk PodcastThe Guilty FeministFootball, Feminism & Everything in BetweenThe Receipts Podcast See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
48:43In the last episode of this series of Castaway - Laura speaks to fellow podcaster, the brilliant Gemma Styles. Gemma’s podcast ‘Good Influence’, covers a range of different topics from climate change to therapy, food waste to sustainable fashion. On today’s episode, Laura asks Gemma how she’s found life as an influencer, her love of food and some of the causes she’s really championing through her podcast recommendations. Some of Gemma’s choices included some first timers here on Castaway like Nature Therapy and Remember Who Made Them, to some firm favourites like How To Fail and Off Menu.Gemma’s podcast recommendations include:Good Influence (Gemma's podcast)Off MenuLove StoriesRemember Who Made ThemHow to FailNature Therapy podcast See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.