20 Best UK Tech Podcasts of 2021

May 17, 2021

Are you wanting to learn more about uk tech? Well you’ve come to the right place. This is a curated list of the best uk tech 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 UK Tech Podcasts 2021

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

Making Tech Better – Made Tech

  • Publisher: Made Tech
  • Total Episodes: 8

Made Tech provide Digital, Data and Technology services to the UK public sector


  • Publisher: Matt Ballantine & Chris Weston
  • Total Episodes: 199

40 minutes of conversation between UK Tech Industry old gits Matt Ballantine and Chris Weston.

Open TechCast

  • Publisher: Open TechCast
  • Total Episodes: 47

A Tech podcast by a few UK guys keeping it light and fun

FReality – VR Podcast

  • Publisher: FReality Crew
  • Total Episodes: 183

FReality is a Virtual Reality and Immersive Tech Podcast recorded live every Saturday at 7pm Europe, 6pm UK and 12 midday in Central US. We’re four content creators passionate about Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Mixed Reality. We cover the latest VR, AR & MR news and stories each week. Join us live or catch up with old video episodes on our F.Reality YouTube channel. Previously known as the VR Inside Podcast.

The Edtech Podcast

  • Publisher: Sophie Bailey, @soph_bailey
  • Total Episodes: 176

The mission of The Edtech Podcast is to improve the dialogue between ‘ed’ and ‘tech’ through storytelling, for better innovation and impact. Our audience consists of education leaders from around the world, plus start ups, learning and development specialists, bluechips, investors, Government and media. The Edtech Podcast is downloaded 2000+ each week from 145 countries in total, with UK, US & Australia the top 3 downloading countries. Podcast series have included Future Tech for Education, Education 4.0, and The Voctech Podcast, Learning Continued. Send your qs and comments to @PodcastEdtech, [email protected], or https://theedtechpodcast.com/ or leave a voicemail for the show at https://www.speakpipe.com/theedtechpodcast

The Vaizey View

  • Publisher: Kindred Media
  • Total Episodes: 22

The Vaizey View offers an insider’s perspective on the tech and media industry in the UK and Europe. Hosted by Lord Ed Vaizey, who served as the UK’sTech Minister for six years, the show features analysis of the latest happenings in the tech space through interviews with the movers and shakers behind the scenes, with a particular focus on how tech disruption is changing public policy in so many areas. You’ll get unfiltered opinions and the characteristic dry wit of someone who’s seen it all and wants to help his audience get smarter and more insightful about the issues of the day.

Weird Tales Radio Show hosted by Charles Christian

  • Publisher: Weird Tales Radio Show
  • Total Episodes: 151

Join English barrister and Reuters correspondent turned writer, editor, award-winning tech journalist and sometime werewolf-hunter Charles Christian for one hour of folklore, urban myths, the occult, and geek and pop culture. If general off-the-wall weirdness is your thing, then the Weird Tales Radio Show has something for everyone with interviews, reports and news items – but with a focus on fun and strangeness that sets it apart from other paranormal radio shows. Described as “The Today Show of the paranormal and supernatural” and “a fabulously atmospheric and over-flowing with esoteric info-show well loved by the geekiverse” – in 2019 it was rated as one of the Top 40 UK radio shows and podcasts you must subscribe and listen to. And yes, Charles really was once commissioned by a UK newspaper to go on a werewolf hunt – spoiler alert: he didn’t find one.

HRD Live Podcast

  • Publisher: HRD Live Podcast
  • Total Episodes: 86

Here at HRD, we deliver cutting-edge content, transformative business intelligence and award-winning events to our global network of senior HR leaders in the UK and beyond. The HRD Live podcast taps into the key issues faced by senior HR leaders from the UK and Europe, to the US and Canada. Each month we speak to some of the biggest names in business, leadership and strategic HR to bring you the insights you need to drive your organization forward and gain competitive advantage in a VUCA world. We discuss topics related to the new normal and the future of work; unpicking the challenges around HR tech and the dataficiation of the HR function; fostering organizational agility; and best practices to accelerate business performance. Guests include Arianna Huffington, Dan Schwabel, Jon Ingham, Chuck Heaton, Katrina Collier, and experts from Colombia Business School. Subscribe now to listen to new episodes before anyone else.

House, Tech House Mixes

  • Publisher: Ian Crooks
  • Total Episodes: 159

House, Tech House Mixes presents top quality mixing, a wicked blend of upfront, House, Tech House and Deep House Tunes, mixed entirely by me, Ian Crooks. The Tunes in these Mixes can be heard on Dance Floors across London and the UK. Wicked Tunes, with some great Vocals and some great House Classics. I stick to two styles of Mixes: My Club Mixes are always full on, Tune after Tune, loads of energy, plenty of build ups and wicked Vocals that give you a nonstop desire to get your dancing shoes on and count down the minutes till the weekend. My Dance Mixes, do just that, they make you want to dance. But you don’t need to be in a club to appreciate these Mixes. With the energy levels still high the big sounds turned down, the tunes speak for themselves. If you like the House, Tech House Mixes that I produce, please give a minute as it helps towards my ratings. Click the ‘LIKE’ Button, or Post a `comment` Or more importantly hit The “become follower” Button. If you want to hear more, subscribe to my Podcast by clicking on the `subscribe button`, so that you get my latest mix as soon as I release it. Find me on itunes here: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/house-tech-house-mixes/id469822627 Friend me on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/iancrooksy Check out my Tech house, House Sessions facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/note.php?note_id=175243125852633#!/pages/Funky-House-Sessions/260190107362891 Thanks for listening.

The Grid Talk RC Podcast

  • Publisher: The Grid Talk RC Podcast
  • Total Episodes: 29

Welcome to Grid Talk Every week we will be bringing you news and comments about RC racing from around the world. Your resident hosts are Russell Lee and Chris Boden, both UK 10th off road racers, who will interview RC racers, engineers and enthusiasts from UK and around the world in each week, Also our monthly tech specialist Roger Mills we be joining in and giving us the pearls of his “set up guru to the stars” opinion on everything from body mounting to roll centres. We hope you enjoy the show.

Let’s Drone Out

  • Publisher: Let’s Drone Out
  • Total Episodes: 295

Let’s Drone Out is a lighthearted chatty drone-focussed podcast. and radio show covering anything and everything drone-related! Recorded live and interactively every Thursday 8-9 pm UK time on Youtube, come join the interactive chat. Jack and his wife Tony, as well as the rest of the LDO crew, are here to bring together everyone from noob FPV’ers to pro commercial aerial photographers; keeping tabs on the latest tech, legal, events and drone news, talking to the people behind the headlines and most of all having a laugh. ​Let’s drone out is; Jack – https://www.youtube.com/user/brightontillifly Tony – https://www.youtube.com/user/TheTonstar1 NJ – https://www.youtube.com/user/neiljonesguitar Andy – https://www.youtube.com/user/TheAndyRC Frank- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfhaKilBilC3aNwxZJ9u4Rg Curry Kitten – https://www.youtube.com/channel/currykitten

FrequencyCast UK Tech Radio Show

  • Publisher: FrequencyCast.co.uk
  • Total Episodes: 313

FrequencyCast covers Digital TV and Technology in the UK. Our shows are driven by listener feedback, and thanks to our loyal audience, we have won two European awards. FrequencyCast is presented by tech lovers Pete and Kelly, and shows cover digital TV services such as Freeview, Sky, BT Vision, Freesat and Virgin Media, as well hands-on reviews of gadgets and online gadgets. Each show starts with a UK tech news roundup, followed by an in-depth focus on a topic chosen by our listeners. We then get interactive with emails, texts, tweets and podline calls. Join us for a lighthearted tantalising take on technology. More details at www.frequencycast.co.uk

The Back to Front Show

  • Publisher: Keir Whitaker and Kieran Masterton discuss web design, web development and startups
  • Total Episodes: 103

The Back to Front show was started in 2013 by web industry veterans Keir Whitaker and Kieran Masterton. Over the first 40 episodes they have discussed everything from web design and development to startups and dog related tech. Today the focus has shifted and includes topics including remote working, working in the web industry, productivity, hipster beards and much more. Released irregularly but always produced with passion The Back to Front Show runs for around 40 minutes per episode and comes to you from the beautiful West Country in the UK. Thanks for listening.

Caught In The Web

  • Publisher: Caught In The Web
  • Total Episodes: 33

Covering all the latest news in tech, basically a few mates having a laugh from the UK and New Zealand.

Pub Quiz

  • Publisher: HUGO.FM
  • Total Episodes: 63

Hi, I am Pete. I do a weekly Pub Quiz. Since we now live in such a high tech world, I thought I would get with the times and put my quiz online. Please come and join me for a bit of fun and banter. Grab a drink and test your general Knowledge. Don’t forget to subscribe! Cheers Pete BTW Check out my Alexa Skills! Link to UK Alexa Skill: Link to US Alexa Skill: https://www.amazon.com/HUGO-FM-Pub-Quiz/dp/B084FSSLF5

The WAN Show

  • Publisher: Linus Tech Tips
  • Total Episodes: 126

Every week Linus and Luke discuss the most current happenings in the technology universe.

Our Folklore

  • Publisher: The Folklore
  • Total Episodes: 21

Our Folklore is a fashion, art, culture, and design podcast brought to you by The Folklore, a contemporary online concept store and wholesale showroom that curates Africa’s top luxury and emerging designer brands. Our Folklore is hosted by The Folklore Founder and CEO and accomplished arts and culture journalist, Amira Rasool. Our Folklorefeatures interviews with top creative talents from around the globe. These inspiring innovators are making an impact across various categories and using their talents to deliver quality products and services. From South Africa to Nigeria, the UK to the US, Ghana to Brazil, these editors, photographers, tech founders, and musicians all share the same passion, to recognize and support the creativity and talent brewing in Africa and the diaspora.

Babbage from Economist Radio

  • Publisher: The Economist
  • Total Episodes: 314

Named after Charles Babbage, a 19th-century polymath and grandfather of computing, Babbage is a weekly podcast on science and technology. Host Kenneth Cukier talks to our correspondents about the innovations, discoveries and gadgetry making the news. Published every Wednesday on Economist Radio.

A Darker Wave

  • Publisher: adarkerwave
  • Total Episodes: 330

Bookings:- [email protected] What and who is A Darker Wave? We are a duo (jacki-e & p-mac) who present our own radio show every Saturday at 9pm UK time on Radio Flintshire and 10pm EST (3am Sunday UK time) on House Nation Toronto.. We put the show together at our home studio. The show is streamed worldwide on the internet via the Tune In Radio app. Each show is posted on our Soundcloud and Mixcloud pages once it has been streamed. We also play gigs as A Darker Wave and we have played at events in Germany, Birmingham, the East Midlands and Brighton. The music we play is techno, tech house and deep house. Each show is 2 hours long. In the first hour we go into the mix with our featured EP of the week and the best of the new releases. In the second hour we invite new and upcoming DJs to come onto the show and do a guest mix. Why are you called A Darker Wave? Dark Wave was first used in the 1980s to describe a dark and melancholy variant of new wave and post-punk music and was first…

The WIRED Podcast

  • Publisher: WIRED UK
  • Total Episodes: 304

The award-winning WIRED UK Podcast with James Temperton and the rest of the team. Listen every week for the an informed and entertaining rundown of latest technology, science, business and culture news. New episodes every Friday.

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