Griefcast

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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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 59m. Bisher sind 183 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 7 days 11 hours 16 minutes

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episode 66: Ep. 66 Lucy Porter


Cariad talks to stand up and writer Lucy Porter (Qi, Mock The Week, Live at the Apollo) about three deaths she experienced over three years, her Mother-in-Law, her Father and her Mother. As ever they talk grief, parenthood + helpful builders....


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 2019-02-06  1h3m
 
 

episode 67: Ep. 67 Anna Whitehouse (Mother Pukka)


Cariad talks to writer and journalist Anna Whitehouse aka Mother Pukka (Parenting the Shit Out of Life, Tedx, Dirty Mother Pukka) about the five lives she lost on the journey to becoming a Mother. As ever they talk grief, mis...


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 2019-02-13  1h5m
 
 

episode 68: Ep. 68 Poorna Bell


Cariad talks to writer and journalist Poorna Bell (Chase the Rainbow, In Search of Silence) about her husband Rob, who took his own life in 2015. As ever they talk grief, strength and how to survive awkward conversat...


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 2019-02-20  1h8m
 
 

episode 69: Ep. 69 Mark O'Sullivan


Cariad talks to writer and actor Mark O'Sullivan (Lee & Dean) about his Dad, who died when he was fifteen and his Mum, who died when he was twenty. As ever they talk grief, broken radios + Terry Wogan.


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 2019-02-27  1h4m
 
 

episode 70: Ep. 70 Brona C Titley


Cariad talks to writer and actor Brona C Titley (Tracey Breaks the News, The Reluctant Landlord, Women on the Verge) about her friend Ciarra who died in a motorcycle accident when she was twenty-five.


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 2019-03-06  1h3m
 
 

episode 71: Ep. 71 Carrie Quinlan


Cariad talks to writer and actor Carrie Quinlan (John Finnemore Souvenir Programme, Miranda, The News Quiz) about her Father, who died of cancer ten years ago. As ever they talk grief, siblings + gathering the war room.


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 2019-03-13  1h5m
 
 

episode 72: Ep.72 Paul Mayhew-Archer


Cariad talks to writer, producer and stand-up Paul Mayhew-Archer (The Vicar of Dibley, Miranda, Drop the Dead Donkey) about his Mother, who died of cancer in his early twenties. As ever they talk grief, Parkinson's + heading to Sweden.


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 2019-03-20  1h0m
 
 

episode 73: Ep. 73 Charlie Russell


Cariad talks to actor and improviser Charlie Russell (Mischief Theatre, The Play that Goes Wrong, A Comedy About a Bank Robbery) about her Mum who died on her 18th Birthday. As ever they talk grief, mental health You can follow Charlie on twitt...


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 2019-03-27  1h8m
 
 

episode 74: Ep. 74 Robyn Hollingworth


Cariad talks to writer Robyn Hollingworth (My Mad Dad) about her Mum who died of cancer and her Dad, who died of dementia, ten years ago. As ever they talk grief, memory + dancing.


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 2019-04-03  1h1m
 
 

episode 75: Ep.75 Paul Burke


Cariad talks to writer and copywriter Paul Burke (Father Frank, The Man Who Fell in Love With His Wife) about his Dad and his Mum. As ever they talk grief, London life and Raleigh choppers.You can follow Paul on twitter @paulburkeradio for more info...


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 2019-04-10  51m
 
 
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