Reviews
Some of the articles are not much more than ramblings, how can you write something this long without ensuring that there is a point to it and that the bottom line (whatever it is) is clearly supported by what precedes it. It's just full of intellectual sloppiness... Don't stoop down to...Read full review »
Vincentxyz via Apple Podcasts · France · 02/10/20
I really want to love this but all of the readers sounds robotic, over enunciating everything. It makes beautiful tender stories sound clinical. I haven’t made it through a whole episode yet because of the readers.
mdg999 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 02/09/20
I love the article choices and the long form reading format. Several have been well read by British speakers with natural intonation. Particularly the episodes on the Zaghari-Ratcliffes unjust suffering and the Dirk Obbink’s corrupt sales of Oxford antiquities were impeccably researched and...Read full review »
ccr226 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 02/08/20
One suggestion- replace the American voiceover guy. He sounds creepy and corny. Completely takes me out of very well written and compelling stories.
CoconutChild via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 02/05/20
Educational thought provoking & balanced long form journalism at its best. I absolutely love this podcast- except the gratingly annoying voices of the American read articles - I have to skip those. I love the breadth & scope of this podcast.
Flick Harris via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 01/31/20
Washing and drying my hands has acquired a new significance!
Helen Kara via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 01/29/20
Good content, but uneven readers. Have to shut off that smug-sounding American reader as soon as she starts. Kelly Burke?
PDaddy1815 via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 01/27/20
Super unimpressed by these podcasts. Constant focus on LDN and NY trends as if the entire world lives there - completely out of touch and is symptomatic of the Guardian's general tendency to waft around in a closed world of its own opinions instead of making an impact and affecting the real...Read full review »
L512 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 01/26/20
Bravo! Long may long listens last.
PAgina761 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 01/18/20
My favourite podcast! Such good quality and so interesting!
James Bartlett via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 12/21/19
Raleigh isn’t Ray-Lee ! So ignorant. No one watching this store???
JJRROMI via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/04/19
What could be better than a podcast where talented readers recite a piece of important and in-depth journalism? Not much, not much at all. Give the Guardian Audio Long Reads a listen and you’ll hear why!
Daveiii via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/25/19
mostly nonsense. this one by ms gentleman about eu citizens rights is a non story. all they have to do is fill in a form. as long as they aren’t muckingabout with multiple ids and havent got stuff to hide theyll be uk citizens
obafgkmn via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 10/25/19
Please keep your wonderful British readers. As an American myself, I love to hear them and cringe at the American voices that come across as jarring and pretentious. Also, I agree with another reviewer who hates the loud ad in the middle.
Surohan7 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/15/19
Painful to listen to the over-enunciating (North) American readers. It is uch a shame as the content of the podcast is relevant and engaging. I much prefer listening to British readers (I am Canadian.) Please consider this critical feedback before losing more listeners.
Arp121 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/29/19
Very engaging and current subjects. Always feel smarter after I listen! Keep it up.
Snooky11 via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 09/27/19
a great idea for those who like to have something informative on in the background, the guardian long reads podcast combines audiobook-like narration and quality long form guardian articles into an interesting podcast curating a selection of stories that i don’t usually look to read. even if you...Read full review »
thewilliamrayner via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 08/30/19
Lately has become more frivolous. The British readers are sooo much better than the over-enunciating North Americans. I have to skip one of them unless the subject is particularly compelling. On balance, an excellent program and mercifully not cluttered with ads
brainzmatter via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/25/19
Too many American accents.
LozzaBlingT via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 08/16/19
A super loud and annoying ad plays in the middle of these. Not sure who the marketing genius was that decided loud and annoying would make money here but i hope they write an article about him/her. I won’t listen to it though.
111342 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/06/19
Ugh made it 1/4 in and couldn’t take the voice (a/i?) anymore. It’s unnatural.
Don't Break the Internet via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/31/19
Crazy, stupid and wrong. Avoid!
Psektuepr via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 07/15/19
Intellectual bliss.
nsarwar via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/10/19
Fantastic podcast!
BooksinNewYork via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/05/19
Really great podcast. I skip the ones read by the woman with the annoying American voice
THOMMY RAAB via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 05/31/19
I wish there was one about how 5G, cell towers and cell phones are bad for us
Scooby Doo 33 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 05/01/19
This is a really fabulous podcast, covering longer features from the Guardian newspaper (the type that, sadly for them, go beyond too many people's concentration threshold). With very few expections, I have found them really interesting.Read full review »
Tortugadorada via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 04/28/19
Long form journalism, presented as a podcast, allowing time to expand on ideas and cover the more nuanced parts of a story. I might not always agree with the analysis, but it makes me think and reconsider my opinions. Well worth you time.
bob-dodo via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 04/09/19
While listening to many longform audio texts, I usually get bored and distracted. The Guardian’s audio long reads are always engaging and thoughtful. I just listened to a fascinating analysis of the effect of privilege on social mobility. Last time, I listened to an analysis of the Silicon Valley...Read full review »
m0nsoon via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/02/19
Great to go in depth in important and interesting topics. So much news is superficial, but this is eye-opening, gives a new, complete perspective. Also, I prefer pods than reading articles, so thanks for making these!
Proutprout via Apple Podcasts · France · 02/15/19
The best of British journalism delivered to my ear hole. Perfect.
Matthewedwardthomas via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 02/10/19
Beautifully relayed but heartbreakingly sad. Are we too late for my young granddaughters?
Barb in Milton via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 02/08/19
A great variety of really good articles which are well written and well narrated
onthedoubletibbs via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 01/20/19
The podcast is great, well produced and narrated. tho please include author details in ep. description or title.
Biggi1990 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 10/29/18
In the past it felt like many Long Reads feel could have benefited from a little more editorial input when they were recorded. For example, the ‘Putin: Killer, Kleptocrat…’ GLR dismissed Russia’s interference in the US Presidential election as negligible. However, ever since the ‘Casa Pound’...Read full review »
MBelderson via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 09/14/18
Please sponsor the Guardian. This newspaper and its podcast are a beacon of truth and help critical thinking in the post truth era.
Simon The Keeper via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 09/13/18
BDS
Excellent discussion of campaign to support struggle in Palestine
PeterMD1954 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 08/30/18
I enjoy these but having America narrators read a British newspaper and particularly British articles is jarring
Ntf1239 via Apple Podcasts · Ireland · 07/22/18
Having just listened to several astonishing episodes, the last one I heard, on The Male Glance, practically had my hair standing on end with clearly articulated truth after truth. Sent me straight here to give this podcast 5 well-deserved stars. Thank you for this whole series!!!
threelimes via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/18/18
Great length and interesting. I rarely get a newspaper anymore, let alone have time to read much, so this is an excellent way of getting deep dive information on issues.
perfect-circle via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 07/04/18
Thanks for the show. Lovely driving companion. Lovely voice. Could I suggest some more surgical topics (standard surgery tips, cruciale disease (more in depth then previous podcast), patellar luxation, enterotomies, hepatic shunt, surgical oncology etc..) Just a suggestion. But mainly thanks!...Read full review »
Bforboris82 via Apple Podcasts · Belgium · 07/03/18
Just tried to listen to the new episode on slavery. I wish it had come with a warning for its stomach churning content. Please can you put warnings up when an episode contains disturbing content? I wasn’t expecting it to be an episode full of rainbows and unicorns but some advance warning would...Read full review »
Unsubsribed via Apple Podcasts · New Zealand · 06/16/18
The highlight of my week. If these guys were in charge, Brexit would never have happened.
Binary Monoglot via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 06/08/18
Grating American accents put me off. Why on earth would you have what is a quintessentially British article read by an American?....Excellent content though.
Northumbrian Misfit via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 05/12/18
很不错的节目!还可以去网站上看原文~
柚子斗士 via Apple Podcasts · China · 04/14/18
Very informative articles.
Java_2 via Apple Podcasts · Norway · 02/07/18
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