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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Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 7 days 19 hours 39 minutes


episode 22: Ep. 22 John-Luke Roberts

Cariad talks to stand up and write John-Luke Roberts (ACMS, Bull, Have I Got News For You, Never Mind the Buzzcocks) about his dad who died in 2014. As ever they discuss grief, making art out of the dead + sweat


 2018-02-07  47m

episode 23: Ep.23 Jen Offord

Cariad talks to writer and podcaster Jen Offord (Standard Issue, Inspire A Jen) about the death of her brother from suicide while she was at University. As ever they discuss grief, moving the family table + wheat schnapps.


 2018-02-14  1h4m

episode 24: Ep. 24 Eshaan Akbar

Cariad talks to stand-up and writer Eshaan Akbar (So You Think You're Funny, BBC R4's The Now Show) about the passing of his mother in 2014. As ever they discuss grief, funerals + Costco.


 2018-02-21  59m

episode 25: Ep. 25 Meshel Laurie

Cariad talks to comic, writer, radio presenter + podcaster Meshel Laurie (Stand-up!, The Circle, The Project, The Whore Whisperer) about her experiences of death as a palliative care volunteer. As ever they discuss grief, care homes + being in a double...


 2018-02-28  56m

episode 26: Ep. 26 Sam Bain

Cariad talks to writer Sam Bain (Peep Show, Fresh Meat, Ill Behaviour) about his Dad's death when he was 10. As ever they discuss grief, memories + Interflora.


 2018-03-07  1h3m

episode 27: Ep. 27 Nikesh Shukla

Cariad talks to writer Nikesh Shukla (Coconut Unlimited, Meatspace, The One Who Wrote Destiny, Costa First Novel Award Nominee) about the death of his mother in 2010. As ever they discuss grief, shopping lists + cooking your childhood.


 2018-03-14  55m

episode 28: Ep. 28 Deborah Frances-White

Cariad talks to comedian, writer + podcaster Deborah Frances-White (The Guilty Feminist, Global Pillage, BBC R4's Rolls the Dice) about the death of her Father in 2003. As ever they discuss grief, long haul flights + Jesus-shaming.


 2018-03-21  1h11m

episode 29: Ep. 29 Tom Ward

Cariad talks to stand-up comedian Tom Ward (Comedy Central's Live At The Comedy Store, Chortle Best Newcomer, tour support for Joe Lycett) about the death of his Father in 2006. As ever they discuss grief, gravestones + charity shops.


 2018-03-28  1h0m

episode 30: Ep. 30 Griefcast Live (Dolly Alderton, Ahir Shah + Grainne Maguire)

Cariad talks to award-winning journalist Dolly Alderton, stand up Ahir Shah + comedian and writer Gráinne Maguire in this special live episode


 2018-04-04  58m

episode 31: Ep. 31 Sunday Bonus - Griefcast Live Q&A

We had so much fun at our recent Live recording having cheery chats about death, we ran out of time. So, here is a special Bonus Show with some more Grief chat from Dolly, Ahir + Gráinne, plus some questions from the Griefcast audience.


 2018-04-08  16m