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 191 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 7 days 19 hours 39 minutes


episode 42: Ep. 42 Robin Ince

Cariad talks to stand-up and writer, Robin Ince (Infinite Monkey Cage, Book Shambles, Nerdstock) about his Mum who died two and a half years ago.


 2018-06-20  1h1m

episode 43: Ep. 43 Jess Fostekew

Cariad talks to stand-up, writer, actor and podcaster Jess Fostekew (Motherland, Guilty Feminist, Hoovering) about her Nana who died when Jess was in her early twenties.


 2018-06-27  1h0m

episode 44: Ep. 44 Rebecca Peyton

Cariad talks to actor and writer Rebecca Peyton (Eastenders, Casualty, Sometimes I Laugh Like My Sister) about her Father who died in a road accident when she was six and her sister Kate, who was who was killed whilst working as a journalist in Somalia.


 2018-07-04  1h10m

episode 45: Ep. 45 Meryl O'Rourke

Cariad talks to stand-up and writer Meryl O'Rourke (Frankie Boyle tour support, BBC R4) about her Father, who died when she was seven of a heart attack and her Mother, who died when she was twenty-four of heart complications.


 2018-07-11  1h6m

episode 46: Ep.46 Robin Clyfan

Cariad talks to comedian and writer Robin Clyfan (BBC Radio 4's The Now Show, Newsjack, Vice) about his Mum who died eighteen months ago of an extremely rare blood cancer. As ever they talk grief, denial + alternative therapies.


 2018-07-18  1h7m

episode 47: Ep. 47 Suzi Ruffell

Cariad talks to stand-up comedian Suzi Ruffell (Mock The Week, Live from the BBC, The Now Show) about her Nan who died last year. As ever they talk grief, saying goodbye + Hollywood moments.You can follow Suzi on twitter @suziruffell, you c...


 2018-07-25  1h6m

episode 48: Ep. 48 Robert Popper

Cariad talks to writer and producer Robert Popper (Friday Night Dinner, Look Around You, Timewaster Letters) about his Grandma. As ever they talk grief, impressions + eating onions.


 2018-08-01  1h6m