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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episode 86: Ep.86 Griefcast Live with Greg Davies + Barry Castagnola in support of LOROS Hospice

Cariad talks to stand-up comedians Greg Davies (Man Down, Taskmaster) + Barry Castagnola (Neckface, Experimental) in this special live episode in association with LOROS Hospice, recorded live in Leicester in May 2019. As ever they talk grief, rememberi...


 2019-06-26  1h5m

episode 87: Ep. 87 Jayson Greene

Cariad talks to writer and music journalist Jayson Greene (Once More We Saw Stars) about his daughter Greta, who died when she was hit by a piece of falling masonry when she was two years old. Jayson talks profoundly and deeply about the pain his famil...


 2019-07-03  1h9m

episode 88: Ep. 88 Barunka O'Shaughnessy

Cariad talks to comedy writer and actor Barunka O'Shaughnessy (The Mighty Boosh, Time Wasters, Hunderby) about her Father, who died of throat cancer just before the birth of her daughter. Barunka hadn't had any contact with him since she was ...


 2019-07-10  1h11m

episode 89: Ep. 89 Dustin Lance Black

Cariad talks to writer, director and producer Dustin Lance Black (Milk, Mamas Boy, Surrogacy: The final frontier) about his brother, who died of bowel cancer and his mum who died a few years after. As ever they talk grief, politics + whiskey.


 2019-07-17  59m

episode 90: Ep. 90 Olga Koch

Cariad talks to stand-up comedian Olga Koch (Fosters Best Newcomer, The Now Show) about her Grandmother, who died in Moscow, when Olga and her family were no longer able to live there. As ever they talk grief, communism + skype.You can follow Olga o...


 2019-07-24  59m

episode 91: Ep. 91 Dr Kathryn Mannix

Cariad talks to writer + former palliative care consultant Dr Kathryn Mannix (Sunday Times Bestseller, With The End In Mind) about her work in palliative care, her book + how we can all prep for death. As ever they talk grief, road maps + saying goodby...


 2019-07-31  1h12m

episode 92: #92 Anna Lyons

Cariad talks to death doula and founder of Life.Death.Whatever about her work; from helping people come to terms with their own deaths to supporting grieving families. As ever they talk grief, crossing the street + gelato.You can follow Anna on twit...


 2019-08-07  54m

episode 93: #93. Zoe Clark-Coates from Saying Goodbye

Cariad talks to writer and campaigner Zoe Clark-Coates from the baby loss charity, Saying Goodbye. Zoe set up Saying Goodbye as part of the Mariposa Trust, after suffering her own five baby losses during pregnancy. Saying Goodbye helps anyone who has l...


 2019-08-14  1h1m

episode 107: #107 Griefcast Live at Guys & St.Thomas's Hospital with Heidi Regan, Rajiv Karia + Glenn Moore

Cariad talks to stand-up comedians Heidi Regan (Guilty Feminist, R4's Grownupland), Rajiv Karia (BBC New Comedy Award shortlist) + Glenn Moore (Mock the Week, Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee) in this special live episode from Guys & St.Thomas...


 2019-12-04  59m