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April 4, 2024

The award-winning comedy podcast from Adam Rowe and Dan Nightingale signs to the Acast Creator Network, to monetise podcast sponsorships across audio and video


Acast, the home of podcasting, announces that critically acclaimed comedy podcast Have A Word joins its rich roster of creators.

Hosted by comedians Adam Rowe and Dan Nightingale, Have A Word has quickly ascended the ranks of comedy podcasts since it started in 2019, culminating in a win for Best Podcast at the Chortle Awards in 2022 and a nomination at Channel 4’s National Comedy Awards for Best Comedy Podcast. Along with a loyal fanbase of listeners, the podcast is a sensation online, with millions of views of its videos. Known for its no-holds-barred comedy, Have A Word offers listeners a front-row seat to the hosts’ unique take on everything from daily life to the absurdities of the modern world. With nearly 30,000 Patreon subscribers, Have A Word has established a dedicated fanbase drawn to its combination of sharp wit and relatable stories.

Acast supports podcasters of all sizes in finding their audience and monetising their work in the way that best suits them. Adding “Have A Word” to its platform underlines its commitment to championing the next generation of comedy talent to listeners and advertisers while providing those creators with the most innovative, world-class products, tools, and services to grow and monetise their shows.

“Adam and Dan are perfect examples of podcasters using all channels available to them in a really smart way to find their audience and drive revenue,” said Sam Shetabi, Creator Network Director, UK at Acast. “Bringing them to Acast means we can use our tools and expertise to help them grow that audience even further while matching them with even more relevant advertisers.”

Adam Rowe and Dan Nightingale of Have A Word commented, “Acast’s reputation for championing podcasters like us and their understanding of making advertising as listener-relevant as possible is perfect for us. They also have a long history in comedy podcasting. We’re not a serious show, and we wanna do right by our fans, so the ideas Acast has already chatted through with us are perfect.”

“Adam and Dan’s proven successes makes them a perfect partner for Acast,” said Shelby Schenkman, Agent, UTA Creators, “Together, they’ll look to continue to scale and reach audiences in a multi-faceted and engaging way.

As part of the Acast Creator Network, “Have A Word” will benefit from the platform’s extensive distribution network, cutting-edge monetisation options, and industry-leading support services. Fans can expect the same hilarious, unfiltered content they’ve come to love, along with some exciting new developments and collaborations in the near future.

For more information on “Have A Word” and to tune into the podcast, visit or find the show on your favourite podcast app.

UTA represents Have a Word Podcast and brokered the deal with Acast.


About Acast:

Since 2014, Acast has been creating the world’s most valuable podcast marketplace, building the technology which connects podcast creators, advertisers and listeners. Its marketplace spans 100,000 podcasts, 2,700 advertisers and c. 400 million monthly listens. Crucially, those listens are monetized wherever they happen – across any podcasting app or other listening platform

The company operates worldwide and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. Acast is listed on the Nasdaq First North Premier Growth Market (ACAST.ST).



Molly DeMellier