Since February 2017 to the end of June 2020, 168 episodes of the podcast have been broadcast.
The podcast is available on a range of Apple and Android platforms through apps such as iTunes, Acast, Spotify, Castbox. Stitcher and TuneIn.
Between the launch of the podcast on 13 February, 2017 and the end of June 2020, podcast episodes have been downloaded 291,316 times. These figures are made up of two elements:
• Complete downloads – a person listened to the whole of the podcast.
• Partial downloads (known as 206 hits) – a person only listened to a part of the podcast because their connection was disrupted or they chose not to listen.
To date (30 June 2020), there have been 101,222 complete downloads and 190,094 partial downloads. The average number of downloads per programme is 1,786. May 2020 saw the highest number of downloads at 15,104.
Monthly downloads are shown below from February 2017 to the end of June 2020.