Brown Girls Do It Too hosts Poppy Jay & Rubina Pabani announced as hosts of the APAs

Nov 11th

Poppy Jay & Rubina Pabani, stars of BBC Sounds podcast Brown Girls Do It Too, announced as hosts.  

Poppy & Rubina have been confirmed as the hosts of this year’s Audio Production Awards ceremony to be held on Wednesday, 23rd November. 

The Awards, sponsored by Audible, will be held at a gala evening at the BFI on London’s South Bank. 

The APAs, organised by AudioUK (the trade body which champions and supports independent audio production businesses in the UK), celebrate outstanding achievement in audio production across a huge range of audio content, including; podcasts, audiobooks, sound design, radio, presenting and more. 

Producer, Sound Designer and Presenter Axel Kacoutié received nominations across three categories, as did Producer Victoria Ferran, nominated for Best Arts & Culture Producer, Best Entertainment Producer and Producer of the Year. 

Presenter category nominees include talkSPORT’s Lianne Sanderson for Best New Voice, Claudia Winkleman and Rob Beckett for Best Presenter, BBC Radio 1Xtra’s Throwback Party hosts Joelah, Keke and DJ Silk for Best Ensemble Cast, and Minnie Driver for Bonnier Books UK for Best Narrator. 

Carousel, an organisation, supporting learning-disabled people to fulfil their creative ambitions in the arts, received a first-time nomination for the Grassroots Production Award. Newcomer Talia Augustidis for Message Heard received two nominations for Best New Producer and Best New Voice. Plus, a new category for 2022, Publisher or Network of the Year, proved “tough competition”, said judges.  

Tickets to attend the awards ceremony are on sale now: