Griefcast

My goal right from the beginning was that I wanted it to be a podcast that, when it stopped, you didn’t feel worse,” says Cariad Lloyd, host of Griefcast, a weekly interview podcast where media personalities share stories about loved ones they've lost. “We’re all in this club that no one asked to join, and it’s really helpful when you realize there’s other people in the club. Part of grief is feeling quite isolated, so when you realize, ‘Oh, it's not just me,’ It does help.” In each episode, Lloyd makes space for natural, unhurried conversations for her guests to talk about death where, in her words, “Nobody’s going to change the subject.”In 2016, the British actor, comedian, and writer came up with the idea of starting the show when she realized a lot of her comedian friends were doing podcasts. It coincided with her talking about her dad publicly, who passed away from pancreatic cancer when she was 15. “I’d kept it this hidden thing,” she says. "So once I started the podcast, and once people knew, people wanted to talk to me about it. It became this place where I could finally have those conversations I yearned to have...

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episode 163: Yewande Omotoso


This week Cariad talks to brilliant South African based writer, Yewande Omotoso, (Bom Boy, The Woman Next Door) about her mother, who died of cancer in 2003. As ever we talk grief, architecture + forging new relationships after grief.


All of Yewande's books are available to buy now. 'An Unusual Grief' is the one we discuss at the start and is an incredible piece of writing.


You can follow the Griefcast on Twitter + Instagram @thegriefcast


Griefcast is hosted by Cariad Lloyd, edited by Kate Holland, recorded at Whistledown Studios (or Cariad's living room in lockdown), artwork is by Jayde Perkin and the music is provided by The Glue Ensemble. And remember, you are not alone.


Rose D'or Nominee 2019, Podcast of the Year 2018, Best Podcast ARIA's 2018.

Apple Podcast Spotlight choice for October 2021

"the pandemic's most important podcast" Telegraph

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 2022-05-18  47m