News: Adam Buxton Wins Special Podcast Award, Prizes For Romesh Ranganathan and Beef & Dairy

Adam Buxton has been crowned Podcast Champion at the British Podcast Awards. The award recognises the person who has done the most to help and develop podcasts in 2016. The Adam Buxton Podcast has had umpteen big guests such as Steve Coogan, Michael Palin and Brian Eno. 

Others winners are Hip Hop Saved My Life with Romesh Ranganathan and audioBoom, which was named The Best Entertainment Podcast and Beef & Dairy Network hosted by Benjamin Partridge which won The Best Comedy Podcast supported by Podiant. Best Radio Podcast supported by UK Radioplayer went to Short Cuts, which is presented by Josie Long.

Full results:

audioBoom Podcast of the Year

Fathers And Sons – Radio Wolfgang with Mr Porter

Podcast Champion

Adam Buxton

Listeners’ Choice Award

Kermode and Mayo’s Film Review

Best Interview Podcast supported by ipDTL:

Winner: Scientists Not The Science – Stuart Higgins

Silver: What Goes On Here – Sam Walker

Bronze: Getting Better Acquainted – Dave Pickering

Best Current Affairs Podcast

Winner: The Inquiry – BBC Current Affairs for BBC World Service

Silver: The Economist asks – The Economist

Bronze: Weekly Economics Podcast – New Economics Foundation

Best Review Podcast:

Winner: Song by Song – Martin Zaltz Austwick and Sam Pay

Silver: The Penguin Podcast – Somethin’ Else

Bronze: Soundtracking with Edith Bowman – Edith Bowman

Best Entertainment Podcast with Maple Street Studios

Winner: Hip Hop Saved My Life with Romesh Ranganathan – audioBoom

Silver: Probably True – Scott Flashheart Elliott

Bronze: Soundtracking with Edith Bowman – Edith Bowman

Best 'Other' Podcast:

Winner: Between the Ears – BBC Radio

Silver: Mountain – Christopher Sleight

Bronze: Weird Tales and the Unexplainable – Bob Shoy

Best Branded Content Podcast supported by Create

Winner: Fathers and Sons – Radio Wolfgang with Mr Porter

Silver: Sound Matters – Third Ear/Quincey Sound production for B&O Play

Bronze: The National Trust Gardens Podcast – Fresh Air Production

Best Radio Podcast supported by UK Radioplayer

Winner: Short Cuts – Falling Tree Productions for BBC Radio

Silver: 50 Things That Changed The Modern Economy – BBC Radio Current Affairs for BBC World Service

Bronze: Ollie & Si – Ollie Gallant and Simon Alexander, Quidem Radio for Touch FM

Best True Crime Podcast

Winner: They Walk Among Us – Benjamin Fitton and Rosanna Fitton

Silver: Body On The Moor – BBC Radio

Bronze Untold: the Daniel Morgan Murder – Peter Jukes and Deeivya Meir

Best Sports Podcast

Winner: Fight Disciples

Silver: Hornet Heaven – Olly Wicken

Bronze: The Big Interview With Graham Hunter – Neil White

Best International Podcast

Winner: How To Be A Girl

Silver: Radiolab

Bronze: Homecoming

Best New Podcast supported by the Radio Independents Group

Winner: The Cinemile – Dave Corkery and Cathy Cullen

Silver: The Untold – BBC Radio 4

Bronze: Everyone Else – Eva Krysiak

Best Fiction Podcast:

Winner: Tracks – BBC Radio

Silver: Wooden Overcoats – Wooden Overcoats Ltd

Bronze: Beef & Dairy Network Podcast – Benjamin Partridge

Best Comedy Podcast supported by Podiant

Winner: Beef & Dairy Network Podcast – Benjamin Partridge

Silver: The Adam Buxton Podcast – Adam Buxton

Bronze: Do the Right Thing – Fuzz Productions

The Represent Award for new podcast audiences

Winner: Melanin Millennials – The ShoutOut Network

Silver: Farmerama – Jo Barratt and Abby Rose

Bronze: Lunar Poetry Podcasts – David Turner

Smartest podcast supported by Whistledown Studios

Winner: Coffee Break Italian – Radio Lingua Network

Silver: Scienceish – Radio Wolfgang

Bronze: Sound Matters – Third Ear/Quincey Sound production for B&O Play 

Picture by Matt Crockett.

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