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...

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 59m. Bisher sind 182 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 7 days 10 hours 20 minutes


episode 181: James Runcie

This week Cariad talks to writer James Runcie (Grantchester Mysteries) about his wife Marilyn



episode 180: Jon Ransom

This week Cariad talks to writer Jon Ransom about both his mum and his dad



episode 179: Tom Rosenthal

This week Cariad talks to the brilliant musician Tom Rosenthal about his dad



episode 178: Yomi Sode

This week Cariad talks to the incredible poet and playwright Yomi Sode about his grandma's sister, Big Mummy



episode 177: Isabelle Farah

TW: suicide. This week I’m talking to stand up comedian, writer and actor, Isabelle Farah, about her cousin, Jen.


 2022-10-26  55m

episode 176: Cathy Rentzenbrink

This week Cariad talks to one of the great grief writers, Cathy Rentzenbrink about her brother, Matty.


 2022-10-19  55m

episode 175: Tom Kerridge

This week Cariad talks to chef Tom Kerridge about his dad who died of MS when Tom was 18


 2022-10-12  40m

episode 174: Angela Barnes

This week Cariad talks to stand-up comedian Angela Barnes (Mock The Week, Live at The Apollo, The News Quiz) about her dad, Derek, who died from a heart attack when Angela was thirty-one, and one of her closest friends, stand-up comedian Phil Jerrod, who died from sarcoma last year in 2021. As ever we talk grief, talking till you're done and having a wedding in the middle of a death.

You can find out more about Angela and her gigs here


 2022-10-05  58m

episode 173: Ed Byrne

This week Cariad talks to stand-up comedian Ed Byrne, about his younger brother, Paul. Paul died at the age of 44, following complications from Hodgkin's Lymphoma and previous damage to his liver.


 2022-07-26  56m

episode 172: Marise Gaughan

This week Cariad talks to stand-up comedian + writer Marise Gaughan about her dad, Tommy. Marise was just fourteen when her father first attempted suicide and twenty-three when he finally took his own life.


 2022-07-20  51m