Best Comedy Podcast nominees announced

Friday 28th May 2021, 2:08pm

  • Best Comedy Podcast 2021 nominees: Beef And Dairy Network, Dear Joan And Jericha, Hidden Ireland, Kurupt FM, Poppy Hillstead Has Entered The Chat and SeanceCast
SeanceCast. Image shows from L to R: Charlie Dinkin, Zoë Tomalin.

The nominations for the British Podcast Awards 2021 have been announced.

The Best Comedy Podcast category features...

Beef And Dairy Network

Dear Joan And Jericha

Hidden Ireland

Kurupt FM

Poppy Hillstead Has Entered The Chat

SeanceCast

Beef And Dairy Network is created by Benjamin Partridge. Dear Joan And Jericha is improvised by Julia Davis and Vicki Pepperdine. Hidden Ireland is fronted by Michael Stranney. Kurupt FM features People Just Do Nothing stars Allan Mustafa, Hugo Chegwin, Asim Chaudhry and Steve Stamp. Poppy Hillstead Has Entered The Chat is one of the newer formats in the shortlist; it was launched by Poppy Hillstead last year. SeanceCast (pictured) is a sketch show fronted by Charlie Dinkin and Zoë Tomalin.

Elsewhere in the nominations, the Best Entertainment Podcast category features 6 Degrees From Jamie and Spencer, A Gay And A NonGay, James Acaster's Perfect Sounds, No Ideas Just Vibes, Stars In Your Ears, Table Manners With Jessie Ware.

James Acaster's Perfect Sounds is also up for the Creativity Award, whilst A Gay And A NonGay is also shortlisted for Best Sex and Relationships Podcast.

Radio 4's The Skewer is in the running for Best Radio Podcast, as is Danny Wallace's Important Broadcast. Meanwhile and Audible formats Alan Partridge - From The Oasthouse and French & Saunders: Titting About have been selected by judges for the Spotlight Award list.

The full list of nominations across all categories can be seen at britishpodcastawards.com

The Listeners' Choice Award, which involves all podcasts, is open for votes until 4th July. Vote here

The winners will be announced at an outdoor awards festival "like no other" on Saturday 10th July at Brockwell Park, South London.

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