Production / Podcasts


Our radio podcasts cover all aspects of radio production, from innovative uses of technology in the studio, to telling great stories through sound. We also go behind the scenes with award winning radio producers to find out how their ideas have come to life.

Radio consumer technology

How is technology changing what we listen to and how we will listen to radio on the move? The CoP Show takes a tour of the BBC's Blue Room to find out.

How to make a radio trail

30 seconds to impress. Three experts share their advice on how to make attention-grabbing trails for radio.

Richard Herring: podcasting for fun and profit

Comedian Richard Herring reveals the secrets behind the success of his famous weekly podcasts.

Nihal – dealing with controversy on air

Unafraid to break taboos and air provocative views from listeners. Asian Network DJ Nihal on working on his daily phone-in show.

Visualising radio

New generations of listeners increasingly expect a more visual experience to sit alongside their daily radio show. So how do you go about producing visual content for radio?

Iain Lee: how to do radio

How do you make award-winning breakfast radio? In this podcast the team behind The Iain Lee Show explain how they put the show together and when they let it fall apart.

Desert Island Discs: in conversation with Kirsty Young

From 1942 to the present day – Desert Island Discs is one of BBC Radio’s longest-running programmes. Jane Garvey talks to presenter Kirsty Young on what makes the programme such a gem.

Fresh voices: investing in new radio talent

What are the different approaches to growing new radio talent, and does the time and money invested really pay dividends? We find out in this podcast from The Radio Festival.

How to make a great podcast

Ever wondered how to produce and fund your podcast? Peter Curran talks to three successful podcasters at the Radio Festival 2014.