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Halls Recommends: Podcasts

By sophiebk 02 Apr 2020

See below a list of Podcast recommendations from students in our Halls - just click on the title of the podcast to go straight there and start listening!

Another Dumb Podcast
American Opinion and Current Affairs Podcast

Desert Island Discs
Eight tracks, a book and a luxury: what would you take to a desert island? Guests share the soundtrack of their lives.

Happy Place by Fearne Cotton
Conversations with inspiring individuals who have either made a change in their own lives or who help people every
day to find a different way of looking at life.

H3H3 Podcast 
The official podcast of American comedians Ethan & Hila Klein of h3h3productions.

Hardcore History
Hardcore History is Dan Carlin's forum for exploring topics throughout world history. The focus of each episode varies widely from show to show but they are generally centered on specific historical events and are discussed in a "theater of the mind" style.

How To Fail with Elizabeth Day
A weekly podcast that celebrates the things that haven’t gone right. Every week, a new interviewee explores what their failures taught them about how to succeed better.

On Purpose with Jay Shetty
Jay Shetty is a former monk who talks current affairs, tells stories and shares viral wisdom videos.

Polyester Zine
Polyester is a self published, intersectional feminist fashion and culture publication aiming to bridge the gap of URL cyberfeminism with the IRL world.

Second Life
Spotlighting successful women who've made major career changes—and fearlessly mastered the pivot.  

Shagged, Married, Annoyed with Chris & Rosie Ramsey 
Conversations about life, relationships, arguments, annoyances, parenting, growing up and everything in between.

Table Manners
Singer Jessie Ware hosts a podcast about food, family, and the beautiful art of having a chat, direct from her very own dinner table

This American Life
his is one of the best and most popular podcasts out there. 
Each week the team behind this show choose a theme and put together different kinds of stories on that theme ... prepare to be shocked, amazed and maybe a bit emotional!

The Homecoming Podcast by Dr Thema Bryant
A weekly podcast dealing with a range of topics such as self-compassion, anxiety, anger to facilitate a healthy existence and reconnection with the self for the listeners.

Talk is Jericho 
Former wrestler, Chris Jericho, interviews some of the biggest names in wrestling, entertainment, comedy, and the paranormal.

The Bright Sessions 
A science fiction podcast that follows a group of therapy patients - each with a unique supernatural ability. The show documents their struggles and discoveries as well as the motivations of their mysterious therapist, Dr. Bright. 

There's no such thing as a Fish 
Each week Dan, James, Anna and Andy discuss their favourite facts unearthed in the past seven days.

Walking the Dog
 Emily Dean from The Times takes some of her friends for a walk with their dogs. They talk about the weird, the wonderful, the funny and the extraordinary

What's Good 
American Opinion and Current Affairs Podcast 

You're Dead to me with Greg Jenner 
The history podcast for people who don’t like history… and those who do. Greg Jenner brings together the best names in comedy and history to learn and laugh about the past.

Make sure you're following us on Instagram - @livunihalls - just DM us to make and recommendations!