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 166: Emily Bevan


This week Cariad talks to actor and writer, Emily Bevan, about her dad, Nick, who died of cancer in 2014. As ever we talk grief, writing it all down + boats with names on.


You can follow Emily on twitter @EmilyGraceBevan and her book, 'The Diary of Losing Dad', is published by Unbound and available now.


You can follow the Griefcast on Twitter + Instagram @thegriefcast


Griefcast is hosted by Cariad Lloyd, edited by Kate Holland, recorded remotely in Cariad's living room, 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


Cariad's book, You Are Not Alone, is published by Bloomsbury and available for pre-order now.

https://www.waterstones.com/book/you-are-not-alone/cariad-lloyd/9781526621832

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 2022-06-08  51m