20 Best British Female Podcasts of 2021

May 17, 2021

Are you wanting to learn more about british female? Well you’ve come to the right place. This is a curated list of the best british female podcasts of 2021.

We have selected these podcasts for a variety of reasons, but they are all well worth a listen. We tried to select a variety of podcasts across the spectrum from hosts with a wide breadth of experience.

Best British Female Podcasts 2021

With thanks to ListenNotes, Crunchbase, SemRush and Ahrefs for providing the data to create and rank these podcasts.

The Smart Girl Tribe Podcast

  • Publisher: smartgirltribe
  • Total Episodes: 77

Smart Girl Tribe is the UK’s #1 female empowerment organisation. Having worked with UN Women, the British Council, Women for Women International and the NSPCC, this online community is redefining girlhood. CEO and founder Scarlett Clark shares her experience in this honest, raw, inspirational podcast. Whether it’s for advice, to build a global empire or in need of an incredible girl-gang, the Smart Girl Tribe podcast is a must-listen for any young women in need of a big sister figure.

Slay In Your Lane: The Podcast

  • Publisher: Studio71 UK
  • Total Episodes: 21

Slay in Your Lane: The Podcast comes from multi-award-winning authors Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinené who rose to prominence with their pioneering guide to life for young Black Women. The podcast, which launches 24th April 2020, will explore topical news and popular culture from a Black British female perspective while expanding upon many of the same themes addressed in the Slay in Your Lane book including navigating the workplace, finances, education, health, relationships and dating.This is a Studio71 production. Producer – Jack Claramunt Assistant Producer – Winnie SimonExec Producer – Tom Payne & Jody SmithProduction Support – Phie McKenzieStudio71 is a Red Arrow Studios Company.

Medals & More – a conversation with Dame Katherine Grainger

  • Publisher: UK Sport
  • Total Episodes: 13

This is Medals & More, the podcast taking you behind the scenes of British Olympic and Paralympic sport. Hosted by Dame Katherine Grainger, Britain’s most decorated female Olympian and now the Chair of UK Sport, Medals & More brings you the inside scoop on what it’s like being an Olympic or Paralympic athlete. We’ll be speaking to the heroes of Games gone by, those aiming for glory in Tokyo and the coaches and teams behind our brilliant athletes. Join us for the ride as we build towards the greatest show on earth in Tokyo this summer.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Stance Podcast

  • Publisher: Stance Podcast
  • Total Episodes: 54

Stance is an independent award-winning arts, culture and current affairs podcast run by New York based journalist and curator Chrystal Genesis. An episode is released on the 1st of every month. Guests so far include musicians Four Tet, Jamila Woods, Róisín Murphy, Amber Mark, Caribou, Kaytranada, Jessie Ware, Tricky and Nao, authors Yaa Gyasi, Sayaka Murata, Elif Shafak & Valeria Luiselli, lawyer and campaigner Gina Miller, politician Bobi Wine, poets Fatimah Asghar, John Cooper Clarke & Kae Tempest, actor Riz Ahmed, Me Too founder Tarana Burke, playwrights Inua Ellams & Natasha Gordon, writer and activist Janet Mock, choreographers Akram Khan, Deborah Colker and Hofesh Shechter, fashion designer Duro Olowu and visual artists Shirin Neshat, Larry Achiampong, The Singh Twins & Juliana Huxtable. Topics covered include Is This for Real?, Black in the Time of Corona, Manchesters LGBTQ+ Story, On Beauty, The Class Ceiling in the Arts, Modern Mumbai, Sex, The Female Prison Experience, Revolutionary Mothering, Demystifying Yoga and Donald Glover’s Atlanta. Stance loves to explore and has visited locations including Mumbai in India, Colombo in Sri Lanka, Bergen in Norway, Paris in France and New York, LA & Philadelphia in the US in search of original stories and fresh perspectives. Stance was awarded Bronze for Best Current Affairs at The British Podcast Awards 2020. Stance won Best Arts & Culture Show and Rising Star in the Mixcloud Online Radio Awards 2018, nominated for Best Arts and Culture and Best Current Affairs as part of the British Podcast Awards 2019, included in The Observer and The Times annual Best Podcasts list, and has been Podcast of the Week in publications including The FT, Grazia, The Guardian and The Independent. Join the conversation @stancepodcast @chrystalgenesis on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Don’t forget to subscribe and review! StancePodcast.com Stance is produced by Chrystal Genesis, Rachel Porter, Farrell Mahon, Joël Duncan & Carmela DiClemente. Music by Rikette Genesis and Stance branding by Edward Vince

Creative Women International podcast

  • Publisher: Philiy Page
  • Total Episodes: 179

How do I leave my 9-5 for my side hustle? How do I make money from my work? Can I build my dream job? Creative Women International is here to help you figure it out. Founder Philiy Page, presents these podcasts having worked in the creative industries for over 24 years, starting as a photojournalist for UK publications such as Marie Claire and The Guardian Newspaper. She moved into BBC documentaries, worked as a feature film production manager, writes and runs the CWI, while also delivering training for Creative Business Start ups internationally for Nesta and the British Council. She is a RSA Fellow and has worked as a teaching Fellow of Entrepreneurship at The University of Bristol. Philiy’s book The Business Of Creativity helps female start-ups create a successful career. Philiy shares tips and personal stories, has guests to help you work it all out, and acts like the big sister you never knew you needed. You can find out more about Creative Women International at: www.CreativeWomenInternational.com where you can sign up to be the first to hear about courses, offers, VIP meet ups and so much more- plus you get some great free downloads to help you with your creative career. If you are a successful creative, get in touch if you would like to feature as a guest. [email protected]

Your Unique Brilliance Podcast with Nicola Salter

  • Publisher: Nicola Salter
  • Total Episodes: 53

Welcome to Your Unique Brilliance Podcast with a weekly fresh flow of guidance, inspirations, tips and conversations designed to help you empower your work and life effectively, create your vision, and reconnect to living your greatest diamond potential by discovering your unique brilliance for success. It is time to own your value and motivate your desire for daily excellence into a reality. Nicola Salter is British and lives in Los Angeles, she has been a life path Mentor for over 23 years and shares her personal experiences and the mentoring techniques she uses with many female entrepreneurs and women looking to create a new fulfilling career or business for themselves that balances their lifestyle with success and financial freedom. This podcast focuses on becoming your best self, discovering and expressing your voice, your truth and creating new choices.

Modern Fairies

  • Publisher: Oxford University
  • Total Episodes: 5

In Series One Carolyne Larrington and Fay Hield introduce the themes of traditional British tales about fairies with some readings and songs, the inspiration for their new creative project ‘Modern Fairies and Loathly Ladies’. Tales about the Other World, fairy lovers, fairies and children and helpful fairies, along with the monstrous females who must be disenchanted by the hero are the themes of the five episodes. In Series Two Carolyne and Fay discuss the creative works that the project generated, exploring the themes that particularly inspired the artists and the new themes that they evolved for themselves. The five new episodes introduce the project and its artists, and then explore ideas of fairyland as an alternative time and space, fairies and children, fairies and the environment and fairy and other magical transformations. Modern Fairies is a unique collaboration between leading songwriters, musicians, artists, poets, filmmakers and researchers to develop exciting new work, presenting fresh perspectives on what folklore means to us in the modern world.

Spill The Cha

  • Publisher: Phoebe, Elsa, Lauren & Joelle
  • Total Episodes: 31

Welcome to Spill The Cha Podcast where you join us, Phoebe, Elsa, Lauren and Joelle on our virtual terrace as we discuss the British Asian Female experiences today. From exploring growing up Asian in Britain to adulting tips, we hope we will help, inspire and encourage you so grab a drink and come join us on the podcast. Follow us on Instagram for updates and #bts – @spillthecha.pod https://www.instagram.com/spillthecha.pod

The Hustle Is Real Podcast

  • Publisher: By Elo Akin and Natasha Antoine
  • Total Episodes: 15

Get ready for belly laughs and soul therapy as you journey with us through this hilarious yet thought provoking pod. Fuse 40+ Female, African, Caribbean and British perspectives on everything and everything. Think Jollof meets Jerk while dancing to AfroSoca in London town

Forgotten Women

  • Publisher: Rebecca Alloway
  • Total Episodes: 13

Live audio dramas celebrating British female activists of the 20th Century.

Ajebutter Diaries

  • Publisher: Debra Aziba
  • Total Episodes: 5

Weekly entries on the life of a young British born Nigerian Female who is in transit; learning how to adjust to her new life in Lagos for the next 10 months, as she works on the Island. An interesting account of what it’s like for an “Ajebutter” to survive in Lagos…. #FromLdntoLos✈️

Cherry Sunday

  • Publisher: Parker
  • Total Episodes: 6

What happened when the British man met the Okie Chic at the bar? They became besties and started a podcast. Cheery Sunday is a conversation about the experiences in social situations through the eyes of a male/female and UK/US perspectives.

Vaaste ♥️♥️

  • Publisher: Mohit Agarwal
  • Total Episodes: 1

Hii guys……… M hu manya from india🇮🇳🇮🇳 ………. And today I upload my first song vaste ……..sing by DHVANI BHANUSHALI………….. my favourite female singer this is an Indian song…….. I write it because of Britishers…….

Here’s looking at you. » podcast

  • Publisher: Dr Ellen Wright
  • Total Episodes: 19

Here’s looking at You podcast is a series of conversations hosted by Dr Ellen Wright. Conversations around feminism and politics, gender and sexuality – in film, photography and performance – with particular interest in classical Hollywood, pin-up cultures and burlesque. Dr Wright is the Vice Chancellor’s 2020 Lecturer in Cinema and Television History at DeMontfort University in Leicester. She has taught Film Studies, Media Studies and Photographic Theory. Her research interrogates the wider notions of gender, sexuality, class, taste, nationality and consumption linked to Classical Hollywood cinema and tends to focus on denigrated forms such as the celebrity group ‘selfie’, pin-up photography, slash fiction and pornography as well as press books, promotional materials for films and TV shows, film fan annuals, film and photography magazines/pamphlets, syndicated radio plays, film star fiction, film star/celebrity endorsements and advertising tie-ups. Her published work so far has examined female star personas and celebrity, film star scandals, gender and performance, costuming, censorship, fandom, youth audiences and moral panics, audience and critical reception and media discourse across British and American contexts, primarily through the use of extra textual materials. This website is a hub for her various research projects.

Anna Kiss: Lip Locked Podcast

  • Publisher: Anna Kiss
  • Total Episodes: 208

Subscribe to Lip Locked for a weekly one-hour dose of quality up-front house music, mixed and presented by British female DJ/Producer Anna Kiss. Expect plenty of promos, future anthems and underground nuggets! Anna Kiss has been DJing internationally for 14yrs and her productions have been supported by DJs the world over. Find many more downloads on Anna’s website: www.djannakiss.com

Super Women

  • Publisher: Super Women
  • Total Episodes: 4

Super Women is a new platform from broadcaster and journalist Georgie Rogers and documentary film director Alice Smith. The duo have joined forces with a crew of aspiring female filmmakers to further opportunities for women in the industry. From Elspeth Beard, the first British woman to motorcycle around the world in the 1980s to an award-winning record producer, tech pioneer or member of parliament the films in Series One highlight what it took for women to blaze the trail across business, music, motorsports, politics, tech and culture to realise their dreams in the most extraordinary ways. In each of these podcasts you’ll find the full interview with presenter and co-founder Georgie Rogers speaking to each of our featured Super Women.

Hugh Dancy and Tanya Wexler, “Hysteria”: Meet the Filmmakers

  • Publisher: Apple Inc.
  • Total Episodes: 1

Join actor Hugh Dancy (“Adam”) and director Tanya Wexler as they discuss their British comedy “Hysteria”. Set in the Victorian era, the film’s title refers to the once-common medical diagnosis of female hysteria.

Vulnerable Women

  • Publisher: Refugee Council
  • Total Episodes: 4

In this series of podcasts from the British Refugee Council, we explore the problems facing refugee women in the UK. Many female refugees are seriously traumatized when they arrive, having been raped or tortured in their country of origin. This is a rare chance to hear their stories in their own words.

Listen To Lillian

  • Publisher: Lillian Crawford
  • Total Episodes: 10

Listen To Lillian is a podcast about women and queerness in British cinema. Each episode I invite my guests to select a British film they think is interesting in its representation of female characters, or its approach to queer subject matter, to discuss. This podcast is part of my ongoing blog: listentolillian.substack.com.

The Wonder Women Podcast with Ria Hebden

  • Publisher: Ria Hebden
  • Total Episodes: 17

Join Television Presenter, Ria Hebden as she interviews some of the most exciting female leaders of the British Creative industries. Be inspired as each woman shares how she navigates life’s challenges to achieve her goals, while offering tangible take-away tips and invaluable career advice. Take some time for yourself and enjoy these insightful conversations that have been recorded to give you a healthy boost of ‘Yes, you go girl’ inspiration.

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