Listeners choose Kermode and Mayo at British Podcast Awards

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Kermode and Mayo win the listener vote for Best Podcast

Kermode and Mayo’s Film Review has been chosen by listeners in a voted for award as the UK’s favourite podcast. At the inaugural British Podcast Awards, the show won the Listeners’ Award with a huge number of votes. Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo’s strong rapport and entertaining approach has ensured a programme that is one of the BBC’s biggest downloaded radio shows. The podcast is constantly at the top of the iTunes podcast charts and attracts a massive following across social media, ensuring it is the UK’s biggest film community.

Editor Robin Bulloch (a man who is well known to listeners through constant mentions by Mark and Simon) was on hand to pick up the award alongside Jamie and Emily from the team. Mark and Simon couldn’t make it but were both delighted to get recognition for the show.

The Penguin Podcast, our interview series for Penguin Random House was also recognised, winning silver in the Best Review category.