Powerful & Ambitious New Podcast Series ANTHEMS Launches March 1st As Part Of Growing Slate For Broccoli Content
Broccoli takes your international women’s day and raises you an international women’s month with Anthems – launching March 1
Anthems is a bold collection of highly-produced 31 original manifestos, speeches, stories, poems and rallying cries written and voiced by exceptional women across Britain.
Inspired by International Women’s Day, Anthems will be released each day during the month of March. Each five-minute episode is a beautiful and immersive audio piece that the listener can return to and feel uplifted, inspired and ultimately not alone.
Featuring the voices of Booker-prize winning author Bernadine Everisto, award-winning journalist Poorna Bell, baker and writer Ruby Tandoh, Poet and author Laura Dockrill, Capital1 Radio Presenter Leah Davis, author Zing Tseng, actor and director Kelechi Okafor, the Women of The Receipts Podcast (Tolly T, Audrey Indome, Milena Sanchez), and many more.
Anthems was created, executive produced and sound designed by Hana Walker-Brown, produced by Jaja Muhammed and assistant produced by Bea Duncan. It was commissioned by Renay Richardson for Broccoli Content.
Hana Walker-Brown, Executive Producer, says “The women involved in Anthems are truly expectational and their work is moving, hilarious, raw, honest, powerful, playful – everything and anything we could have hoped for. So many women have shared similar experiences but never shared them, but it’s so important to put our thoughts down and speak out into the world and I hope we will introduce podcast audiences to their new favourite anthems.”
Renay Richardson, Broccoli Content Founder, says “We're really proud for Anthems to join our growing florets of content at Broccoli. It's an honour to provide a platform for these dynamic women and give voice to their raw and inspiring stories. I can't wait for you to hear these fresh and honest anthems each morning, and I hope they resonate with listeners as much as they have with us."
Anthems joins Broccoli’s flagship series Your Broccoli Weekly and Money 101 as part of their growing slate of fresh content featuring diverse voices taking on current affairs and culture
Your Broccoli Weekly, is the antidote to an out-of-control information cycle. Hosted by journalist Diyora Shadijanova , the weekly podcast is a lively and thought provoking conversation on three top stories across news, entertainment, culture and the arts. Featuring a rotating cast of fresh and diverse culture commentators and creators including Chante Joseph, Mike Indian and Moya Lothian-McLean. From the latest Royal fall-out, to the Grime beef between legends Wiley and Stormy, and Brexit, this weekly dose of crunchy content drops every Sunday. Perfect to help a healthy news habit become a routine.
Money 101 lifts the lid on all things money for BBC Sounds and follows broadcaster and producer Bea Duncan’s journey to figure out how to manager her finances. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll never feel alone with your money problems again.
Sony Music Entertainment entered into the joint venture with the London-based audio production company in 2019. It marked SME’s first major investment outside the US as part of a drive to expand opportunities for unique storytelling around the world, as well as increase their support for the global podcast community.
ABOUT BROCCOLI CONTENT
Broccoli Content was founded in 2018 by award-winning producer Renay Richardson after the runaway success of her independently produced podcast About Race with Reni Eddo-Lodge. Broccoli’s purpose is to create content that’s good for you, while opening opportunities for minority talent both in front of, and behind, the mic. Featuring a diverse team of storytellers and audio enthusiasts, Broccoli’s goal is to build an inclusive environment that breaks away from the stale and pale mainstream cultural industry, while offering audiences healthy and bold media alternatives. Their current slate includes the flagship series Your Broccoli Weekly hosted by journalist Diyora Shadijanova and Money 101, a Millennial personal finance podcast, for BBC Sounds.
ABOUT SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT
Sony Music Entertainmentis a global recorded music company with a current roster that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars. The company boasts a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. It is home to premier record labels representing music from every genre, including Arista Records, Arista Nashville, Beach Street Records, Black Butter Records, BPG Music, Bystorm Entertainment, Century Media, Columbia Nashville, Columbia Records, Day 1, Descendant Records, Disruptor Records, District 18 Entertainment, Epic Records, Essential Records, Essential Worship, Fo Yo Soul Recordings, House of Iona Records, Insanity Records, Keep Cool, Legacy Recordings, Masterworks, Masterworks Broadway, Ministry of Sound Recordings, Monument Records, OKeh, Palm Tree Records, Polo Grounds Music, Portrait, RCA Inspiration, RCA Nashville, RCA Records Relentless Records, Reunion Records, Same Plate Entertainment, Six Course Music Group, Sony Classical, Sony Music Latin, Star Time International, Syco Music, Verity Records and Visionary Records. Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.