We’ve updated our wellbeing page to include free and easily accessible resources to support you, your loved ones and your team as life moves forward post-pandemic. 

We invite you to dive in, make use of the resources and share them with others who will benefit.  

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Special Interest Podcasts

Unsolved Mysteries by Steve French and the original creators of the iconic TV series. From terrifying abductions to bizarre paranormal encounters, hear all the details. For every mystery, there is someone who knows the truth. Perhaps it’s you? Weekly.

RunPod by Global. Special guests who share that passion for running. Together they’ll discuss the challenge, reward and sometimes obsession of pounding the pavement whilst asking what drives us to run, why some catch the bug more than others, and how it can transform the lives of those who do it. Weekly.

History Hit by Dan Snow. Featuring reports from the weird and wonderful places around the world where history has been made and interviews with some of the best historians writing today. Daily.

Ask the Geographer by The Royal Geographical Society.  The latest geographical research. Listen to the full collection here. Twice a month.

My Favourite Theorem by Dr Knudson. If you are interested in getting to know the different theorems and lives of mathematicians, these podcasts are really for you. Monthly.

 

Comedy and Entertainment Podcasts

Parenting Hell by Rob Beckett and Josh Widdicombe. Parenting… just not as you know it… Twice Weekly.

Friday Night Comedy by BBC Radio 4. Featuring The News Quiz, The Now Show and Dead Ringers.

Brydon & by Rob Brydon. Joined by Friends and colleagues from Will Ferrell to Sheridan Smith to discuss the show biz world and share stories. Weekly.

The Two Shot Podcast by Line of Duty actor Craig Parkinson. Sometimes heart-breaking, often hilarious conversations with actors, musicians, writers and chefs about what makes them tick. Weekly. 

Off Menu by Ed Gamble and James Acaster. Comedians Ed Gamble and James Acaster invite special guests into their magical restaurant to each choose their favourite starter, main course, side dish, dessert and drink. Weekly.

RHLSTP by Richard Herring. An award-winning series in which Richard Herring chats with some of the biggest names in comedy. Weekly.

Di’s Salon by Diane Buswell. Before Strictly Come Dancing, Dianne was a full-time professional hairdresser and for her new podcast she’ll be going back to her roots as she invites some famous faces to join her in a virtual salon. Weekly.

 

 

Pop Culture Podcasts

Good Influence by Gemma Styles. Gemma meets a guest, who’ll help us pay attention to something we should know about. Weekly.

What’s the T by Rupaul and Michelle Visage. Discussing pop culture, advice, beauty and behind the scenes of their Emmy Award Winning show, Rupaul’s Drag Race. Weekly.

The Trend Reporter by Emmy Award winning TV journalist Mara Schiavocampo. The latest in wellness, beauty, style, and fitness. Weekly.

Pop Culture Happy Hour by Linda Holmes & others. The buzziest movies, TV, music, books, videogames and more. 5 Days a week.

 

 

Music Podcasts

We Write the Songs by Gary Barlow. Speaks to fellow acclaimed songwriters. Weekly.

Composer of the Week by BBC3. A guide to composers and their music compiled from the week’s programmes. Weekly.

Punch Up the Jam by Miel Bredouw. With special guests to revisit, review and revise the pop songs of our past, and offer an improved “punched-up” version. Weekly.

David Walliams’ Marvellous Musical Podcast by David Walliams. A marvellous musical journey of discovery with some of the most famous names from the history of music. Weekly.