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 76: Ep.76 Felix White

Cariad talks to musician and writer Felix White about his Mum, who died of MS when he was seventeen. As ever they talk grief, saying goodbye and Madge from Neighbours. You can follow Felix on twitter @felixwhite and you can listen to his podcast Tai...


 2019-04-17  1h3m

episode 77: Ep. 77 Thea Lim

Cariad talks to writer Thea Lim (An Ocean of Minutes, Soctiabank Giller Prize Nominee) about her Father-in-Law who died of Liver cancer.. As ever they talk grief, micro-management + faraway losses.


 2019-04-24  1h1m

episode 78: Ep. 78 Rosa Hoskins

Cariad talks to actor, writer + fashion journalist Rosa Hoskins about her Father, the actor Bob Hoskins, who died five years ago. As ever they talk grief, mental health + falling clocks.


 2019-05-01  1h12m

episode 79: Ep. 79 Emer McLysaght

Cariad talks to writer Emer McLysaght (Oh My God What A Complete Aisling, The Importance of Being Aisling) about her Dad who died ten years ago. As ever they talk grief, chair politics + Neil Diamond.


 2019-05-08  58m

episode 80: Ep. 80 Griefcast Live at Stockholm's Poddfest

Cariad talks to comedian + presenter Victor Linner (Morgonpasset P3), radio legend Annika Lantz (Kara Annika, Lantzkampen), and comedian and podcaster Jonathan Rollins (Power Meeting) in this special live episode in association with Sveriges Radio, rec...


 2019-05-15  51m

episode 81: Ep. 81 Samantha Baines

Cariad talks to comedian, writer and broadcaster Samantha Baines (The Crown, Magic Mike Live, BBC Radio 4) about her Dad, who died three years ago. As ever they talk grief, radios + hen dos.


 2019-05-22  1h3m

episode 82: Ep. 82 Arthur Smith

Cariad talks to stand up, writer + broadcaster Arthur Smith (BBC Radio 4's Loose Ends, BBC Radio 4 Extra Comedy Club, actual legend) about his Dad, Sid Smith and other losses he's had along the way. As ever they talk grief, Colditz + coppers.


 2019-05-29  1h6m

episode 83: Ep. 83 Sofie Hagen

Cariad talks to stand up, writer + podcaster Sofie Hagen (Fosters Best Newcomer, Made of Human, Guilty Feminist) about her Grandad and other losses she's experienced. As ever they talk grief, winning at therapy + crying.


 2019-06-05  1h10m

episode 84: Ep. 84 Sali Hughes

Cariad talks to journalist, writer + broadcaster, Sali Hughes (Guardian, Pretty Honest, Our Rainbow Queen) about her Father, her friend Carey Lander from the band Camera Obscura and her Mother. Sali was estranged from her Mother for thirteen years, alt...


 2019-06-12  1h4m

episode 85: Ep.85 Simon Thomas

Cariad talks to writer and presenter Simon Thomas (Blue Peter, Sky Sports, Love Interrupted) about his wife Gemma, who died of blood cancer in 2017. Simon talks about the incredible shock he suffered after his wife's very sudden death, helping his...


 2019-06-19  1h6m