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. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 7 days 10 hours 20 minutes


episode 21: Ep.21 Michael Legge

Cariad talks to stand up comedian Michael Legge (Do The Right Thing, Vitriola Music, Stewart Lee's Alternative Comedy Experience), about his dog Jerk, who died in 2017. As ever they discuss grief, + holiday romances.


 2018-01-31  47m

episode 20: Ep.20 Gemma Whelan

Cariad talks to actor and comedian Gemma Whelan (Game of Thrones, The Crown, Uncle, Upstart Crow), about her Dad who died of cancer in 2015. As ever they discuss grief, pregnancy + wailing like a siren.


 2018-01-24  56m

episode 19: Ep. 19 Lou Conran

Cariad talks to stand-up and writer Lou Conran (BBC New Talent Hot List, Standard Issue Magazine, Sarah Millican tour support), about the death of her baby Emma, when Lou was just five and a half months pregnant.


 2018-01-17  1h9m

episode 18: Ep.18 Emily Dean

Cariad talks to radio presenter, writer and podcaster Emily Dean (Frank Skinner's co-host on Absolute Radio, InStyle, Walking The Dog Times podcast), about the death of her sister Rachael from cancer and the subsequent death of both her parents.


 2018-01-10  1h5m

episode 17: Ep. 17 Hatty Ashdown

Cariad talks to stand-up comedian and radio presenter Hatty Ashdown (The Other Woman Show, Give Out Girls, Screaming with Laughter) about her Mum's death from breast cancer in 2015 and her Dad's death when she was a teenager. As ever they dis...


 2018-01-03  1h4m

episode 16: Ep. 16 Griefcast Live (Nish Kumar, Kiri Pritchard-Mclean + Phil Wang)

Cariad talks to stand-up comedians Nish Kumar, Kiri Pritchard-Mclean + Phil Wang in this special live episode, recorded at the Machynlleth Comedy Festival in May 2017. As ever they discuss grief, last words +


 2017-12-27  56m

episode 15: Ep. 15 Julia Samuel

Cariad talks to grief psychotherapist and paediatric counsellor Julia Samuel, who recently wrote a book, Grief Works about her experiences of working with the bereaved.


 2017-12-20  54m

episode 14: Ep. 14 Robert Webb

Cariad talks to comedian, writer and actor Robert Webb (Peep Show, Back, Confetti, The Mitchell & Webb look) about his Mum's death from breast cancer when he was seventeen. As ever they discuss grief,


 2017-12-13  1h0m

episode 13: Ep.13 Adam Riches

Cariad talks to comedian and writer Adam Riches (Fosters Edinburgh Comedy Award winner, Top Coppers, The Detectorists) about his Dad's death from pneumonia, after suffering with Dementia in a care home.


 2017-12-06  1h1m

episode 12: Ep.12 Susan Wokoma

Cariad talks to actress and writer Susan Wokoma (Crashing, Crazyhead, Chewing Gum, Half A Yellow Sun) about her Dad's death from a stroke in 2012. As ever they discuss grief, being far away + whatsapp.


 2017-11-29  1h1m