15 Best UK Fiction Podcasts

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UK Fiction Podcasts

Here are 15 Best UK Fiction Podcasts worth listening to in 2023

1. Women's Prize for Fiction Podcast

Women's Prize for Fiction Podcast London, England, UK
Every week, join journalist and author Yomi Agedoke, and inspirational guests, including Elizabeth Day, Sara Pascoe, and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie as they celebrate the best books written by women. They'll discuss this year's shortlisted titles, explore the life-changing books that sit on other womens bookshelves, and talk about what the future holds for women writing today.
Play 40.9K 91.4K 1 episode / day Avg Length 52 min Get Email Contact

2. In Suspense

In Suspense East, England, UK
In Suspense, a brand new video and audio podcast for anyone interested in crime fiction, and in particular, psychological suspense. Host Lesley Kara & Lauren North will be discussing a particular topic of writing or book-related interest and also interviewing a wide range of authors, both established and debut. They also hope to include the occasional focus on an indie author who has caught our attention.
Also in Thriller Book Podcasts, UK Book Podcasts, Fiction Writing Podcasts
Play 769 1 episode / week Avg Length 36 min Get Email Contact

3. Imaginary Advice | Experiments in Audio Fiction

Imaginary Advice | Experiments in Audio Fiction Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Imaginary Advice is a collection of audio-fiction experiments. Each month Ross Sutherland presents a brand-new piece of writing, created specifically for the podcast. Some episodes are short-stories, some are monologues, some are essays on storytelling, some are unholy combinations of all three.
Also in Fiction Podcasts
Play 321 6.1K 1.2K 1 episode / month Avg Length 37 min Oct 2014 Get Email Contact

4. The Limelight Podcast

The Limelight Podcast UK
The Limelight podcast - for fiction and drama serials you won't want to miss from Radio 4. New series: The House That Vanished
Also in BBC Podcasts, BBC Drama Podcasts
Play 916K 539.1K 1 episode / week Avg Length 23 min Get Email Contact

5. Alternate Futures

Alternate Futures Harrogate, England, UK
The Alternate Futures podcast features interviews with indie science fiction creators where we discuss their work, the world, and anything in-between.
Also in UK Sci-Fi Podcasts
Play 40 110 1 episode / month Avg Length 86 min Get Email Contact

6. The Magnus Archives

The Magnus Archives London, England, UK
'Make your statement, face your fear.' A weekly horror fiction podcast examining what lurks in the archives of the Magnus Institute, an organisation dedicated to researching the esoteric and the weird. Join Jonathan Sims as he explores the archive, but be be warned, as he looks into its depths something starts to look back.
Also in Horror Podcasts, Docudrama Podcasts, Road Trip Podcasts
Play 9.2K 44.3K 1 episode / week Avg Length 23 min Mar 2016 Get Email Contact

7. One Hundred Words

One Hundred Words UK
A tiny fiction podcast, in which I read out a story of exactly 100 words each day. Written and produced by Marilisa Valtazanou.
Play 215 30 episodes / year Avg Length 2 min Get Email Contact

8. Aethuran Dark Saga | A Dark Fantasy Audio Fiction

Aethuran Dark Saga | A Dark Fantasy Audio Fiction North East, England, UK
Aethuran dark saga is a dark fantasy audio fiction, a show with a unique blend of Audiobook and audio drama. Each episode is from the perspective of the protagonists, and sometimes the evil they must contend with. The intertwining story leads each of them down a dark road, a journey in which they will cross paths with one another as well as the evil that seeks to destroy them.
Also in Sci-Fi and Fantasy Book Podcasts, Dark Fantasy Podcasts
Play 1.4K 2 episodes / month Avg Length 19 min Dec 2017 Get Email Contact

9. Prompted Writing Podcast

Prompted Writing Podcast UK
This is the show where we take one writing prompt and run with it! We write everything from science fiction to fantasy, to realism. We also discuss topics such as fan fiction, RPGs, and how to defeat writer's block. If you're looking to hear some original creative writing, or if you're a writer looking for inspiration and writing tips, give us a listen!
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10. Cryo Pod Tapes

Cryo Pod Tapes Girvan, Scotland, UK
Cryo Pod Tapes is a fictional anthology podcast that is dedicated to creating immersive worlds of Cosmic Horror and Space Horror short stories submitted by authors and writers by using a combination of compelling narration, engaging sound design, and original story tailored music.
Also in UK Short Story Podcasts
Play 1.1K 1 episode / year Avg Length 25 min Get Email Contact

11. The Truth about Fiction

The Truth about Fiction London, England, UK
Tune in for some hard truths, busted myths, and commentary about the business of writing and being published. Join Lynn Michell, author of fiction and non-fiction and proprietor of Linen Press, in conversation with Derek Thompson, serial author, as they chat about what it means to write and to be a writer, and the state of the publishing industry.
Play 868 3.7K 1 episode / month Avg Length 31 min Get Email Contact

12. Curious Murmurs

Curious Murmurs London, England, UK
Curious stories are read to stir the senses. Tales of the macabre, gothic, and sinister are our bedfellows here. Old fiction comes alive and lurks within the shadows of your heart forevermore.
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UK Fiction Podcasters

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Podcaster Name Email Podcast Link Total Episodes
Marilisa Valtazanou uk-podcasts.co.uk 323
Women's Prize for Fiction/ Bird Lime Media womensprizeforfiction.co.uk 116
BBC Radio 4 bbc.co.uk 56
Lesley Kara & Lauren North in-suspense.co.uk 36
Isabelle Searle anchor.fm 34
Alternate Futures anchor.fm 27
Curious Murmurs anchor.fm 18
Rusty Quill rustyquill.com 14
Derek Thompson & Lynn Michell anchor.fm 10
Imaginary Advice imaginaryadvice.com 9
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