BBC Podcasts FAQs

Still have questions about BBC Podcast? We’re here to help.

BBC Podcasts is a channel service on Apple Podcasts offering a curated selection of the BBC’s popular and awarding-winning podcasts, ranging across global news, true crime, pop culture, science, history, sport and more.

You can also subscribe to BBC Podcasts Premium to listen ad-free and access exclusive podcast series and episodes.

You can subscribe via Apple Podcasts on iOS devices. Just search for BBC Podcasts.

The Apple Podcasts app is already installed on all your favorite Apple devices — including Apple TV, Apple Watch, and CarPlay. You can also listen with an Alexa‑enabled speaker.

When you sign up to BBC Podcasts, you can enjoy a free trial for 7 Days. After this period, the subscription is just $2.99 per month or $29.99 for a year.

You can cancel your subscription at any time via your Apple account.

Both monthly and annual subscriptions are available. Monthly subscriptions costs $4.99 per month and annual subscriptions costs $49.99 for 12 months in the US and CAD$3.99 and CAD$39.99 in Canada.

Whether it’s daily sports, news and business updates, weekly new episodes of popular podcasts or even brand new BBC podcast series, there’s always something new to listen to on BBC Podcasts. Plus you’ll find a huge range of series and episodes from the BBC podcast archive.

You can access BBC Podcasts Premium in the US and Canada.


Yes, BBC Podcasts as a curated bundle of content is available globally.