Recently added podcasts in the United Kingdom

The Times Business writers give their perspective on major business stories of the week.

Weekly insight into the cricket world with Simon Hughes, The Analyst and Simon Mann, featuring opinion, comment, analysis, interviews with international players and celebrity guests.

The Sufferfest is a comprehensive training resource for time-crunched endurance athletes. Everybody Hurts features interviews with cyclists, athletes, and inspirational figures. The podcast explores the theme of Suffering—not for suffering’s sake, but as a means by which people confront their fears, challenge their limitations, and gain a better understanding of themselves.

Four former aides to President Obama — Jon Favreau, Dan Pfeiffer, Jon Lovett, and Tommy Vietor — are joined by journalists, politicians, comedians, and activists for a freewheeling conversation about politics, the press and the challenges posed by the Trump presidency.

Chineasy is the natural first step for anyone who wants to understand China, Chinese culture, and its language. Talk Chineasy brings you 7-minute daily podcasts in which ShaoLan, the Creator of Chineasy, teaches one useful Chinese phrase every day with cultural insight through lively conversations with extraordinary guests. Chineasy offers many engaging ways to learn Chinese, explore more at Chineasy.com .

A collection of DJ Frenzy's mixes from the 2016 edition of #TheDesiFrenzy series

Comedian, podcaster and super-fan Iszi Lawrence (The Z List Dead List) presents snippets from the exclusive programme of Members’ lectures at the British Museum, artfully woven together with interviews and musings. The Membercast is a monthly podcast made available to ‘all studious and curious persons’, but we will definitely encourage you to become a Member if you aren’t already! Interested in becoming a Member? You can find out more at britishmuseum.org/membership. Direct your questions about Membership to friends@britishmuseum.org Talk to us about the podcast on Twitter @britishmuseum using the hashtag #membercast or use the email address above. Find out more about Iszi Lawrence and The Z List Dead List at iszi.com or follow her on Twitter @iszi_lawrence

We’re raiding the archives of the largest history festival in the world, the Chalke Valley History Festival, which every summer draws in some of the very best and most eminent historians in the UK and beyond. Recorded on location in south-west Wiltshire, each talk is presented by historian and festival director, James Holland, and features an incredible array of subjects and personalities. Join the conversation on Twitter: @CVHISTORYFEST & @HistoryHit

Rick Kleffel:The Agony Column Interviews, Book Reviews, News and Commentary. In association with NPR Affiliate KUSP.

Are we at a series of global tipping points?

Everything Else is a culture podcast from the Financial Times. We're into film not finance, music not markets, and style not stocks. Featuring star guests and presented by John Sunyer and Griselda Murray Brown.

Mel Giedroyc (you know, off the telly) and Andy Bush (not on the telly) sit down every week to discuss the finer, funnier things in life. Microphones, tea and biscuits provided by the lovely folk at Magic Radio.

Gru, his adorable girls, and the Minions are back in this comedy blockbuster where this super-dad finds himself balancing fatherhood with his secret agent role in the Anti-Villain League.

Comedians talking about death. A podcast hosted by Cariad Lloyd.

This is Set Piece Menu - the podcast where four friends talk about football over food. They are together a writer, a commentator, a presenter and a pundit. Rory Smith is the Chief Soccer Correspondent of the New York Times, Steve Wyeth commentates for BT Sport, Hugh Ferris is a presenter at BBC Sport, and Andy Hinchcliffe is a former England international (seven caps) who is now a pundit for Sky Sports. On each episode they discuss one footballing issue, while digesting a delicious lunch or brunch, and almost never reaching any sort of conclusion.

Every week for the next 12 weeks, Royal Court Associate Playwright Simon Stephens will be talking to some of the world’s leading playwrights about their lives and their work, their approaches and their careers, and their relationships with the Royal Court. Playwrights include April de Angelis, Rachel De-lahey, Tanika Gupta, David Hare, Robert Holman, Dennis Kelly, Alistair McDowall, Anthony Neilson, Joe Penhall, Lucy Prebble, Anya Reiss, Polly Stenham and Enda Walsh.

Are you tired of the 9-5? Ready to 'Sack your Boss' and start your own business? Escape The Rat Race show's people how they can generate passive income and create a lifestyle that they choose, regaining back their time and freedom. On this bi-weekly podcast, ETRR Founder and host, Christian Rodwell, will be interviewing entrepreneurs who'll be sharing their stories of how they successfully built their own businesses and created financial independence for themselves. You'll also hear from members of the Escape The Rat Race Community who have recently taken the leap from employee to entrepreneur, or are just about to do so. Listen to the ETRR podcast to give you the inspiration and confidence to start planning your very own escape plan! Whether you're thinking about creating financial independence or financial freedom for yourself through property, online business, ecommerce, trading, public speaking, consulting or any other method, the Escape The Rat Race podcast will provide you with the foundation you need to succeed, and stimulate you to take massive action! If you are a fan of personal development and goal setting, and enjoy listening to great speakers such as Tony Robbins, Les Brown, Jim Rohn, Jay Abraham and Brian Tracy.... then you're going to love this podcast!

We delve into the nitty gritty of Brexit and try to make some sort of sense of it, bringing you episodes as and when you need them.  In the coming months we’ll be hearing from Britons and Europeans, Leavers and Remainers, politicians and ordinary people, economists, businessmen, lawyers, researchers, campaigners and many more about what Brexit means for them, for the UK and for the EU, how it might work – and how it might not. It will be a podcast that can’t get enough of experts... And we want to hear from you too.

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