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...
Cariad talks to actor and writer Yasmine Akram (Sherlock, There She Goes, Lovesick) about her Dad who died four years ago and her Aunt Bernadette, who died when she was in her 20s. As ever they talk grief, Landmark Forum + Abba.
Cariad talks to broadcaster and writer Emma Freud (Loose Ends, Comic Relief, Four Weddings and a Funeral) and stand-up comedian Katherine Ryan (Your Face in Mine, In Trouble, Taskmaster) in this special live episode from the Podstock festival.
Cariad talks to broadcaster and artist Anneka Rice about her friend who died when Anneka was in her early 30s and the various grief and losses she's dealt with in her life. As ever they talk grief, archiving + painting with ashes.
Cariad talks to comedian and improviser Steen Raskopoulos (Top Coppers, Whose Line Is It Anyway?), comedian and improviser Sophie Duker (The News Quiz, Riot Girls) and comedian and writer Stevie Martin (Nobody Panic, Massive Dad)
It's coming to the end of 2018, and inspired by the brilliant Two Shot Podcast, this week and next week, we will be choosing some of our favourite clips from all the cheery chats about death we've had, since we started in 2016.We're g...
It's coming to the end of 2018, and inspired by the brilliant Two Shot Podcast, this week and last week, we chose some of our favourite clips from all the cheery chats about death we've had, since we started in 2016.