21 episodes

The UK’s biggest book club is back with an all new podcast hosted by television royalty; Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan. Each week, Richard and Judy will be discussing a brand-new book with its author, delving into the novel’s origins, themes, inspirations and much, much more. This is the perfect podcast for any book lover, and with each title available in your nearest WHSmith store as part of their exclusive Richard and Judy Book Club collection, it’s never been easier to join Britain’s biggest book club!

Simply pop in to your local WHSmith or head to www.whsmith.co.uk to browse the entire seasonal collection. Get reading and tune in each week as Richard and Judy take a deep-dive into a different, riveting title.

So, grab a cuppa and join Richard and Judy on the sofa for this brand-new podcast, and welcome to the Richard and Judy Book Club, exclusive to WHSmith!

Oh – and join the conversation and let us know what Book Club novels you’ve been reading recently by emailing richardandjudypodcast@whsmith.co.uk

The Richard and Judy Book Club, exclusive to WHSmith Jibba Jabba Pods

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    • 4.0 • 170 Ratings

The UK’s biggest book club is back with an all new podcast hosted by television royalty; Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan. Each week, Richard and Judy will be discussing a brand-new book with its author, delving into the novel’s origins, themes, inspirations and much, much more. This is the perfect podcast for any book lover, and with each title available in your nearest WHSmith store as part of their exclusive Richard and Judy Book Club collection, it’s never been easier to join Britain’s biggest book club!

Simply pop in to your local WHSmith or head to www.whsmith.co.uk to browse the entire seasonal collection. Get reading and tune in each week as Richard and Judy take a deep-dive into a different, riveting title.

So, grab a cuppa and join Richard and Judy on the sofa for this brand-new podcast, and welcome to the Richard and Judy Book Club, exclusive to WHSmith!

Oh – and join the conversation and let us know what Book Club novels you’ve been reading recently by emailing richardandjudypodcast@whsmith.co.uk

    Alex Jones, Lisa Jewell, and Sarah Vaughan

    Alex Jones, Lisa Jewell, and Sarah Vaughan

    Richard and Judy are joined this episode by The One Show’s Alex Jones, Lisa Jewell, author of The Family Upstairs, and Sarah Vaughan, who wrote Anatomy of a Scandal, to celebrate the ten year anniversary of the Book Club’s partnership with WHSmith.
    Together they explore shared loves of Dolly Parton, atmospheric old houses, and courtroom dramas. Plus, Lisa and Sarah swap experiences of having their books optioned for TV.
    To browse the entire anniversary collection, head online to www.whsmith.co.uk , and use the code BOOKCLUB10 for a 10% discount.
     

    • 38 min
    Annie Mac, David Nicholls, and Jessie Burton

    Annie Mac, David Nicholls, and Jessie Burton

    Broadcaster and first-time author Annie Mac joins Richard and Judy to celebrate the ten year anniversary of the Book Club’s partnership with WHSmith. This week’s Book Club authors are David Nicholls, author of Us, and Jessie Burton, who wrote The Miniaturist.
    Listen to find out all about Jessie’s research into the historical detail that’s so vivid in The Miniaturist, how Annie overcame the challenge of writing her first novel, and why being former actors has helped both David and Jessie to get into their characters’ heads as they’re writing.
    To browse the entire anniversary collection, head online to www.whsmith.co.uk , and use the code BOOKCLUB10 for a 10% discount.
     

    • 38 min
    Emma Donoghue and Delia Owens

    Emma Donoghue and Delia Owens

    Richard and Judy are joined in this episode by Emma Donoghue, author of Room, and Delia Owens, who wrote Where The Crawdads Sing, to celebrate the ten year anniversary of the Book Club’s partnership with WHSmith.
    Room was made into an award-winning film starring Brie Larson in 2015, and Where The Crawdads Sing is currently in production, with actress Daisy Edgar-Jones recently cast as the lead. Both authors discuss their experience of helping turn their words into pictures, as well as comparing notes on tackling the theme of isolation in their novels.
    To browse the entire anniversary collection, head online to www.whsmith.co.uk , and use the code BOOKCLUB10 for a 10% discount.
    Trigger warning: this episode contains references to sexual assault.

    • 36 min
    Richard Osman, Clare Mackintosh, and Alex Michaelides

    Richard Osman, Clare Mackintosh, and Alex Michaelides

    Richard Osman joins Richard and Judy to celebrate the ten year anniversary of the Book Club’s partnership with WHSmith. Together with Book Club authors Clare Mackintosh and Alex Michaelides they discuss how their personal lives inform their writing, the enduring popularity of murder mysteries, and coming up with a deliciously unexpected plot twist.
    Simply pop in to your local WHSmith, or head online to www.whsmith.co.uk to browse the entire anniversary collection, and use the code BOOKCLUB10 for a 10% discount.

    • 39 min
    Rob Rinder, Heather Morris, and Terry Hayes

    Rob Rinder, Heather Morris, and Terry Hayes

    Richard and Judy are celebrating the ten year anniversary of the Book Club’s partnership with WHSmith, and are bringing back 12 of their all-time favourite Book Club titles with a ‘Best of the Richard and Judy Book Club’ collection. This week, TV’s Judge Rinder, and authors Heather Morris and Terry Hayes join them to talk about The Tattooist of Auschwitz and I Am Pilgrim.
    Together, they explore Rob’s personal connections with Heather’s book, rich Yiddish words, and how conspiracy theories really work.
    Simply pop in to your local WHSmith, or head online to www.whsmith.co.uk to browse the entire anniversary collection, and use the code BOOKCLUB10 for a 10% discount.
     

    • 34 min
    Gabby Logan

    Gabby Logan

    Gabby Logan joins Richard and Judy to discuss ageing, big family secrets, and the time she and Clare Balding ended up having the same idea for a children’s book!
    Richard and Judy are celebrating the ten year anniversary of the Book Club’s partnership with WHSmith, and are bringing back 12 of their all-time favourite Book Club titles with a ‘Best of the Richard and Judy Book Club’ collection. This week, they explore the moral conundrums in Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl, and Liane Moriarty’s The Husband’s Secret.
    Simply pop in to your local WHSmith, or head online to www.whsmith.co.uk to browse the entire anniversary collection, and use the code BOOKCLUB10 for a 10% discount.
     
     

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

4.0 out of 5
170 Ratings

170 Ratings

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Noise

The music is irritating

Raven 1966 ,

Too short

Love it. Especially The Beekeeper of Aleppo episode. Loved the book.

lanew75 ,

Love this

Love Richard & Judy in general, and the podcast is great, easy format, with interesting Authors. Their 10 year Anniversary for me marks 10 years of great recommendations , I’ve read most of the top books overall and have to agree they where are great reads.

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