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

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 7 days 18 hours 38 minutes


episode 32: Ep.32 Bobby Mair

Cariad talks to stand-up comedian Bobby Mair about the death of his biological Mother, as well as the death of his adopted Mother.


 2018-04-11  51m

episode 33: Ep. 33 Frog Stone

Cariad talks to actor and writer Frog Stone (Bucket, Fresh Meat, Peep Show, Extras) about the death of her Father in 2014. As ever they discuss grief, tempers + what not to write on a card.


 2018-04-18  1h6m

episode 34: Ep. 34 Tom Price

Cariad talks to comic, actor + DJ Tom Price (Torchwood, Episodes, Victoria, Magic FM) about the death of his Dad when he was 13. As ever they discuss grief, school + Nick Faldo.


 2018-04-25  1h12m

episode 35: Ep.35 Hannah Dunleavy

Cariad talks to journalist + writer Hannah Dunleavy (BBC, Standard Issue Podcast) about the death of her Dad in 2016. As ever they discuss grief, parking + why holly on a coffin can be dangerous.


 2018-05-02  1h5m

episode 36: Ep. 36 Lauren Silver

Cariad talks to clown, actor + improviser Lauren Silver (Tall Stories, Ecole Phillipe Gaulier) about the death of her Dad when she was seventeen. As ever they discuss grief, death anxiety + panicking when people take too long on the toilet.


 2018-05-09  1h4m

episode 37: Ep. 37 Clover Stroud

Cariad talks to journalist and author Clover Stroud (The Wild Other, The Times, The Spectator) about the horse riding accident that left her Mother severely brain damaged when Clover was a teenager and the subsequent years of care, till her Mo...


 2018-05-16  1h13m

episode 38: Ep. 38 Adam Meggido

Cariad talks to improviser, writer + director Adam Meggido about the death of his Father at the start of this year, whilst he was directing a play.


 2018-05-23  56m

episode 39: Ep. 39 Sara Barron

Cariad talks to stand up and writer Sara Barron (Vanity Fair, The Moth, The Harm in Asking) about her IVF treatment in and the miscarriage she suffered during one of the rounds. As ever they talk grief, hope + frozen yoghurt.


 2018-05-30  58m

episode 40: Ep. 40 Ed Morrish

Cariad talks to radio producer Ed Morrish (The News Quiz, The Now Show, John Finnemore's Souvenir Programme)about about his Mum who died of ovarian cancer in 2006 and his Dad who died of a heart attack, just two years later.


 2018-06-06  1h3m

episode 41: Ep. 41 Shelley Gilbert (Grief Encounter)

Cariad talks to Dr Shelley Gilbert MBE, psychotherapist who established the charity, Grief Encounter in 2003 to help children deal with grief and bereavement.


 2018-06-13  56m