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 182 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 7 days 10 hours 20 minutes

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episode 127: #127 Ruth Coker Burks


We're back for Series 7, with the incredible Ruth Coker Burks. In 1986 at the height of the AIDS crisis, in a deeply conservative America, Ruth began to care for the men dying of this unexplained disease. As ever we talk, grief, hope + giving dign...


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 2021-02-03  48m
 
 

episode 128: #128 Griefcast Live


This week it's an actual LIVE epiosde in front of real PEOPLE, from way back in Sept as part of the London Podcast Festival at the brilliant Kings Place. I talk to Athena Kugblenu, Darren Harriott, and Sara Pascoe about all things grief, death + g...


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 2021-02-10  1h13m
 
 

episode 129: #129 Kobi Omenaka


This week I talk to Kobi Omenaka about his brother, who passed away when they were teenagers. As ever we talk grief, computer games + good teachers.You can follow Kobi on Twitter @kobestarr and you can follow Griefcast on Twitter and Instagram @TheG...


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 2021-02-17  54m
 
 

episode 130: #130 Jill Halfpenny


This week I talk to actress Jill Halfpenny about her father, Colin, who died when she was a child and her partner, Matt who died four years ago. As ever we talk grief, childhoods + surviving.You can follow Jill on Twitter @halfpennyjill and Griefcas...


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 2021-02-24  1h6m
 
 

episode 131: #131 Alyssa Limperis


This week I’m talking to comedian Alyssa Limperis about her Dad, who died from a brain tumour in 2018. As ever we talk grief, going home + family runs.You can follow Alyssa on Twitter on @alyssalimpYou cay follow Griefcast on Twitter and Instagram @...


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 2021-03-03  53m
 
 

episode 132: #132 Genelle Aldred


This week I’m talking to former newsreader + communications consultant Genelle Aldred about her baby daughter. As ever we talk grief, facing the truth of maternal death rates + the quiet of lockdown.You cay follow Genelle on Twitter @genellealdred. Y...


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 2021-03-10  1h3m
 
 

episode 133: #133 Guvna B


This week I’m talking to rapper + writer Guvna B about his Dad, who died suddenly of Lymphoma in 2017. As ever we talk grief, negotiating acceptance + getting to say I love you.Follow Guvna B on Twitter @GuvnaB and you can follow Griefcast on Twitter ...


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 2021-03-17  1h2m
 
 

episode 134: #134 Michael Rosen


This week I'm honoured to be talking to the incredible Michael Rosen about his ongoing recovery from Covid + his son, Eddie. As ever we talk grief, releasing pain through writing + boiling eggsYou can follow Michael on Twitter @Michael...


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 2021-03-24  1h7m
 
 

episode 137: #137 Jay Rayner


This week I’m talking to writer, food critic, + host of Out To Lunch, Jay Rayner about his friend David, who died when they were teenagers ❤️ As ever we talk grief, growing up overnight + true acts of kindness.Follow Jay on Twitter @jayrayner1 and y...


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 2021-04-14  51m
 
 

episode 139: #139 Rev Richard Coles


This week I’m talking to the wonderful Reverend Richard Coles about his partner David. As ever we talk grief, cologne + having to reimagine future plansYou can follow Richard on Twitter @RevRichardColes and you can follow Griefcast on Twitter and In...


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 2021-04-28  56m
 
 
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