Ear Candy

Ear Candy: Grounded with Louis Theroux

It is his first foray into the world of celebrity since the TV series When Louis Met…. As he and his guests navigate the new territory of remote interviewing, his signature silences could be mistaken for a Zoom glitch or a phone delay.

Theroux kicks off the series with a conversation with his professional rival, documentary-maker Jon Ronson.

They discuss their shared TV experiences and some of Ronson’s notable career moments. These include trying to organise a night in a haunted house for Robbie Williams.

Ear Candy: No Such Thing as a Fish

Hosted by QI’s question researchers, also known as the QI Elves, the podcast has enlivened people’s commutes since it launched in 2014, with a weekly dose of unbelievable facts and stories that didn’t make the series.

In each episode, researchers James Harkin, Andrew Hunter Murray, Anna Ptaszynski and Dan Schreiber discuss the best pieces of trivia they’ve come across that week.

Ear Candy: Plot Twist

The Trip (credit: Sky)

In normal times, life doesn’t usually throw the same twists at you as TV frequently does. But the sudden change of direction that we are all sharing due to the coronavirus pandemic emphasises how you can very suddenly find yourself on a different journey to the one you planned. And, consequently, with more time to listen to podcasts.

Ear Candy: Office Ladies

Fans of the US version of The Office, rejoice! Amid the constant pleas for a TV reunion, the next best thing has arrived in the form of a new podcast, Office Ladies.

The Office co-stars and real-life best friends Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey take a trip down memory lane and relive each episode from their unique perspective.

They dish the dirt on cast members and reveal what went on behind the scenes in each episode of the hit series.

Ear Candy: RuPaul’s Drag Race UK

Alan Carr, Michelle Visage, RuPaul and Graham Norton (Credit: BBC/World of Wonder/Guy Levy)

Start your engines! RuPaul’s Drag Race has finally made its way across the pond for a UK makeover – and a weekly podcast from BBC Sounds for even more content about the nation’s favourite drag queens.

After 11 series of the popular US drag competition, diehard fans rejoiced when it was announced that RuPaul’s Drag Race would be heading to BBC Three for the first UK series.