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Guardian podcasts launch on Spotify

The Guardian’s podcasts are now available on Spotify for the first time, offering listeners on mobile devices a new way to access its audio content.

Listeners will be able to access, download and subscribe to Guardian podcasts including Football Weekly, Politics Weekly and Chips with Everything, via the Spotify app. Access to Guardian podcasts will be available across the globe in 37 countries.

The Guardian has more than 20 active podcasts and a back catalogue of over 40, covering topics as varied as current affairs, culture, race, identity, sport, politics, science, tech, music and books.

Jason Phipps, head of audio, Guardian News & Media, said: “The Guardian has been producing award-winning podcasts for over a decade, covering a huge range of subject matters. We have a loyal and growing audience but are always looking for ways to reach new listeners so it’s fantastic that our podcasts are now available on Spotify for even more people to discover.”

James Cator, Spotify’s Head of podcasts, EMEA, said: “The Guardian produce many of the most popular and highly-regarded podcasts available worldwide. We are very excited to now be able to now offer them to millions of fans on Spotify.”

The Guardian podcasts can be found by searching for ‘Guardian’ in the Spotify search bar on both iOS and Android.