Shortlist 2016

Congratulations to all the shortlisted entries for this year’s Awards!

A gallery of the shortlisted programmes is available at 


All Things Considered – BBC Radio Wales

FrIan Feeds (Thank FrIan it’s Friday) – The Cat Radio (University of Chester)

God’s Healing Love: The FAQs – Premier Christian Radio

Pause for Thought – BBC Radio 2 (TBI Media)

Sunday Breakfast with Jon Wright – BBC Radio Suffolk

Sunday Worship – BBC Radio 4

Travellers’ Tales – Premier Christian Radio (TBI Media)


If You Had Been Here –

JustPray: The Lord’s Prayer –

Katie –

Night Shelter – Facebook (The Deanery of Gillingham) 

The Two Sides of Sport –

What is Love? – YouTube (Dan Rackham)

Why We Went to Calais –


CAFOD: Martin Brown –

Church of England Weekly Podcast: Bishop Mike Hill – Soundcloud

Godalming Community Gospel Choir –

Higher Bible Podcast: Journey Through Mark – iTunes, YouTube and Soundcloud (The Message Trust)

smallVOICE June 2015 – (GRF) 

The Word: Katharine Welby-Roberts – Things Unseen


A-Z of Things Unseen: Q is for Quaker – RTE 1 Extra (CTVC)

The Passion That United a Town – BBC Hereford and Worcester

Pause for Thought: Kate Bottley – BBC Radio 2 (TBI Media) 

Prayer for the Day: Dr Krish Kandiah – BBC Radio 4  

A Trophy Life – UKRD (Reach Beyond/Whistling Frog Productions)


Heart of the Matter – Black Diamond FM

Life Issues – UCB

Remembrance Sunday Act of Worship – BBC Radio Merseyside

Road to St David’s – BBC Radio 4 (Unique) 

Something Understood: Living with Poverty – BBC Radio 4 (Unique) 

Tarpaulins, Tents and 3D Printing – Premier Christian Radio


Arms Wide Open –

Four Kinds of Christmas – (Speak Life)

A Leicester Nativity – BBC Radio Leicester on Facebook

The Radio 2 Nativity – The Sunday Hour/BBC Radio 2 webpage

Re-rap Christmas: Mary –

The Word (Advent 2015): Praying the Word –


Advent: The History of Christmas Carols – BBC Radio Kent

All Things Considered: Refugee Christmas – BBC Radio Wales

Forty Days and Forty Nights – BBC Radio Lancashire

Harvest and Us – UKRD (Reach Beyond/Whistling Frog Productions) 

Live from Bethlehem on Christmas Day – Somer Valley FM & Bradley Stoke FM (Clifton Catholic Diocese) 

One Winter’s Night – UCB

Waiting for Refugee Status – Black Diamond FM (GRF)


40acts – (Stewardship)  

Christmas Alone 2015 – Premier Christian Radio

BBC Radio 4 Christmas Appeal with St Martin-in-the-Fields –

#FreeZhangKai – Christian Solidarity Worldwide

#lovecalais project – Premier Youthwork


Good Friday and Easter Haiku – Things Unseen (CTVC) 

Good Friday: Stations of the Cross from Mary’s Journey Back –

If You Had Been Here –

Stations of the Cross: Pilgrimage and Art – Vimeo (Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales)


Centurion of the Watch – UCB

Golgotha Conversations – Somer Valley FM

Good Friday: Breath of Life – BBC Radio Scotland

Good Friday in the 21st Century – BBC Radio Nottingham

Good Friday Meditation – BBC Radio 4

Sunrise Good Friday – Sunrise Radio (Yorkshire) (Reach Beyond/Whistling Frog Productions) 


Luke Aylen 
Four Kinds of Christmas –
If You Had Been Here –

Jessica Bland 
#lovecalais project – Premier Christian Radio

Zoe Guy 
#FreeZhangKai – Christian Solidarity Worldwide

Luke Haley 
Harvest and Us – UKRD

Ben Hollebon 
JustPray: The Lord’s Prayer – Church of England

Toby Lloyd 
Good Friday and Easter Haiku – Things Unseen

Thomas O’Byrne 
FrIan Feeds (Thank FrIan it’s Friday) – The Cat Radio (University of Chester)

Emma Pearce 
Good Friday in the 21st Century – BBC Radio Nottingham

Rebecca Smith 
Life Issues – UCB