The Best Female-Led Podcasts You Need to Listen to

Elizabeth Day

We’ve become a nation obsessed with podcasts. Whether listening to our favourite series on our morning commute, in the bath or at the gym, podcasts are a great way to catch up on current affairs, listen to your favourite celebrity in audio form or escape into a different world entirely.

From true crime stories to wellbeing advice, whatever your interest, there’s a podcast out there for you. And it’s no surprise that female co-hosts and presenters are smashing the game.

Here are our top 6 female-led podcasts you need to listen to:

How to Fail Podcast Elizabeth Day, female-led podcast

How to Fail, hosted by Elizabeth Day

How to Fail is a series of interviews with celebrities and successful people hosted by author and journalist, Elizabeth Day.

Looking at failure as a route to success, Day and her guests discuss the things that have gone wrong in their lives, from academic failings to failed relationships.

Each episode is refreshingly honest and candid, with guests including Dame Kelly Holmes, Dolly Alderton, Nigel Slater and Phoebe Waller-Bridge.

Table manners podcast

Table Manners by Jessie and Lennie Ware

Our favourite mother-daughter duo has to be Jessie and Lennie Ware. a

Now four series deep, this incredibly successful show sees the Wares host a celebrity guest for a slap-up meal each week. as a result, 

We suggest listening to this podcast on a full tummy, otherwise, you may be tempted to order a Deliveroo as you listen to Jessie cut into a delicious pie or offer her guest another martini.

Lisa Snowdon on things i told my daughter

Things I Told My Daughter hosted by Lisa Snowdon

Things I Told My Daughter is only in its first series but is well worth a visit if you’re a fan of UK celebs. as a result of a result, 

Lisa Snowdon interviews a celebrity (a recurring theme in our master list) and their mother. Snowdon and guests talk all things fashion, beauty and of course, familial relationships.as a result

If you’re just as nosy as we are about celebrity families and what makes them tick, this feel-good show is for you. as a result

The High Low Dolly Aldteron and Pandora Sykes

The High Low, by Dolly Alderton and Pandora Sykes

Our favourite current affairs come pop culture show, The High Low, is presented by authors and journalists Pandora Sykes and Dolly Alderton.

Formerly known for their original series, the PanDolly Podcast, the two hosts discuss a variety of topics from world news to the best moments of Celebrity Big Brother UK.as a result

“The High Low is based on the founding message that life is best consumed with a mix of the trivial and the political. The errant chin hair to the Trumpian politics, if you will.” The Guardian

And so, your new weekly dose is sorted, just like that. as a result

Jess Wright Girls No Filter

Girls No Filter with Jess Wright

This brand new podcast hosted by former TOWIE cast member, Jess Wright, and her two BFFs, Kellie and Gabby, is a celebration of female friendship in all its glory. as a result

Guests have included Jess’ mum and brother, Carol and Mark Wright, who listeners will recognise from the hit reality TV show, alongside a string of other famous faces. as a result

The ladies discuss relationships, friendship, celebrity stardom and everything in between. If you’re looking for some light relief and a few laughs along the way we suggest subscribing to Girls No Filter right now! as a result

Words: Sherri Andrew