The best Liverpool based Podcasts you can listen to right now
In a world where we’re all short on time, podcasts are the perfect listen. Tailored to exactly what you’re interested in, ready to listen to when it suits you.
There’s such a massive choice out there when it comes to podcasts, so where do you start? Liverpool of course! So open Apple, Spotify, Google or whatever app you get your podcasts on and have a listen to our 13 favourite Merseyside based podcasts…
A Girl and a Gay in the Gym
Scouse personal trainers Harriet Jeffries (The Gym Bird) and Richie Swan give their own unique take on how to get fit and stay motivated. Giving realistic advice on what to eat, how to train and chatting to guests including Heidi Range from Sugababes. Be warned though, they don’t sugarcoat anything and if you’re easily offended this one isn’t for you. Their motto? If you want to be more Victoria’s Secret than Victoria sponge then this is the podcast for you!
Dilemmas with Jess Ellis
Ex Hollyoaks actress Jess (she played Tegan who met an untimely end being squashed by a tree) and a celebrity guest take on the role of agony aunt to help out with the dilemmas in your life. Nothing too serious most of the time, and you can submit your dilemma through their socials. Previous guests include Duncan from Blue and Hollyoaks’ Keiron Richardson and series 2 is out later this month.
The Anfield Wrap
If you’re an LFC fan look no further than the Anfield Wrap for everything you need to know about the red men. Featuring interviews with the players and Jurgen Klopp, they also have video content and a subscription service to access extra content.
The Blue Room
One for the blues covering all things Everton each week. They also offer a paid for option called Blue Room Extra featuring extra content including Diaries of an Old Lady which is a look back at at memories of Goodison Park with guests such as formers players Graeme Sharp and Kevin Sheedy.
Ladies of Liverpool
Hosted by Radio City’s lovely Leanne Campbell, this podcast is all about inspirational, funny and unbelievable stories from the women in our wonderful city. From sex advice and local celebs to knife crime and charity work, this podcast has something for everyone and flies the flag for the ladies of Liverpool on a weekly basis. Must-listen stuff!
Hollyoaks actor Luke Jerdy and talkSPORT commentator Rich Wolfenden talk all things Fantasy Premier League. From who to put in your team, when to play your wildcard and lots of chat about all aspects of each game week, if you’re into FPL then look no further than this podcast!
A newbie to the podcast world, Mersey Waves chats about everything going on in Liverpool from music and film, culture and climate change to history and heath. Produced by Liverpool City Council, this podcast explores all aspects of living in Liverpool.
Scousebird Problems talks about bad dates, weird celebrity crushes, holiday disasters and loads more. Both sexes get their say and no subject is off limits!
As heard on Radio City Talk on Friday afternoons, Mick Coyle, Iain Christie and special guest dads discuss what life is really like for modern dads. With previous guests such as comedian Chris Cairns, Jonny Bongo and the real life Milk Tray man, the dads discuss things like the best birthday present for a 1 year old, dad shaming and punching seagulls!
The Leg It Podcast
Former Royal Marine Andy Grant was blown up in Afghanistan 10 years ago, consequently facing life as an amputee. Since then he’s achieved incredible success – becoming the world’s fastest single leg amputee over 10km, climbing various mountains and currently appearing on Celebrity Masterchef. In this podcast Andy, joined by Tom Wickstead, chats to some of the people he’s met over the past 10 years – both in the public eye and not.
Ellen Kirwin and Laura Davis from the Liverpool Echo bring you the story of The Beatles told in the voices of the people who were actually there, from members of The Quarrymen to their school friends. If you’re a fan of the Fab Four this podcast is a must, Sir Paul McCartney himself has even taken part!
2 Soft Compounds
Local broadcasters Scott Hughes and Rick Houghton bring you this weekly roundup of everything to do with Formula 1. Great insights into the sport, exclusive interviews and up to date news on all things F1.
The Fight Disciples
Winner of the Best Sports Podcast 2017 and 2018, The Fight Disciples gives you an insight in to the world of professional fighting like nothing else out there. Hosted by Nick Peet (who is the brother of our very own Lindzi Germain), you’ll find in depth interviews with everyone from Tony Bellew to Paddy Pimblett.