With everyone and their granny listening to podcasts these days it can sometimes be overwhelming to know which ones are worth listening to. We've rounded up some of our favourites to give you a starting point.
The High Low - Presented by best friends and broadcasting girl bosses in their own right Dolly Alderton and Pandora Sykes. The High Low podcast discusses current affairs on anything from trans activism to who got it right at this year's Met Gala. With their humour and genuine friendship coming through your earphones,these two will make you laugh out loud as well as think about the world we all live in.
Is it just me? - Formerly Glamour Uk's weekly podcast "Hey, it's okay", however since leaving Glamour, Jo Elvin and her co-host James Williams have taken their much beloved podcast and continued on. Thank God we say. The podcast hosts a different celeb each week where Jo and James ask the celebs and confess themselves as to what really grinds their gears. As the tag line for the podcast suggests, they talk about in a very serious way, not very serious nor important things at all. Uploaded every Tuesday this podcast is sure to give you a good giggle it also may make you slightly less tolerant of the person taking forever to get their purse out of their bag at the check-out.
How I built this - This podcast presented by Guy Raz is interviews with some of the world's most successful entrepreneurs. In the hour long episodes we as listeners learn how these entrepreneurs built their business and how they found the gap in the market. This podcast is both interesting and engaging and will leave you wondering if that business idea you had that one day could really turn into something big?
Coffee Break French - If this summer you are jetting off to spend two weeks in the South of France, or you just feel like teaching yourself a new skill. The this podcast is perfect. The fifteen minute episodes cover every aspect of spoken French from the very basics and gradually work their way up to more advanced conversation. So instead of scrolling through your phone on your commute to work why don't you take fifteen minutes to brush up on your leaving cert French.
Desert Island Discs - What is the longest running radio programme on the BBC, Desert Island Discs is now available on podcast. The entire archive of episodes is available which is sure to give you hours of listening. The current series of Desert Island Discs, presented by the very soothing Kirsty Young is also available. This unique formula of show which has not changed since the very beginning gives listeners a unparalleled insight into the worlds of the show's guests. Between the soothing sound of Kirsty Young's voice and tunes that will take you back, this podcast is an all out winner.
Now that you are well and truly hooked on podcasts and you are now highly cultured why not see what else is going on in the world of culture and entertainment and see what is playing in the cinema this month.