change 'sort remaining time' to take account of playback speed
If you have different podcasts with different custom playback speeds then sorting by remaining time sorts them by their overall length if played at 1x but the UI shows their lengths based on their custom speeds, which makes it look like the list is mis-sorted. When sorting by remaining time what I'm really looking for is the podcasts which will be consumable fastest, so I really want the podcast at the top which I can listen to from beginning to end the quickest.
Can you please make sure that you enabled the setting to take playback speed into account for episode duration in Settings/Display/Episodes?
If so, then sorting by Remaining time takes plkayback speed into account
Simon Hollingshead commented
I have already enabled this setting, the times shown in the app take into account the per-podcast speedup, but the sorting does not, the values shown in the list are not in order as a result (they go 10:00, 05:12, 10:45 in a case where the first and third episodes are at 1x and the middle one is at 2x).
I will file you a bug report separately about this as it sounds like this is not designed to work this way, and therefore this should be a bug report rather than a general idea.