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 140: Katherine May

This week I’m talking to the brilliant writer Katherine May (NYT bestseller Wintering) about her Grandma, who died when she was a teenager.


 2021-05-05  1h0m

episode 141: Geoff Norcott

This week I’m talking to stand-up Geoff Norcott about a series of griefs he experienced including his parents + the loss of his baby daughter at 34 weeks.


 2021-05-12  1h8m

episode 142: Natalie Morris

This week I’m talking to writer + journalist Natalie Morris about her Dad, who died last summer from cancer.


 2021-05-19  1h5m

episode 143: Helen Duff

This week I’m talking to comedian + podcaster Helen Duff about her Grandma, who died suddenly last year in a traffic accident.


 2021-05-26  1h0m

episode 146: James O'Brien

This week I’m talking to broadcaster + writer James O'Brien about his friend Andy, who died last year from a brain tumour...


 2021-06-16  58m

episode 147: Marian Keyes

This week I’m talking to the incredible writer Marian Keyes about her Dad. As ever we talk grief, Emily Dickinson + spiky boots.You can follow Griefcast on Twitter and Instagram @TheGriefcast and you can follow Marian @mariankeyesGriefcast is hos...


 2021-06-23  56m

episode 148: Stephen and Anita Mangan

This week I’m talking to actor + writer Stephen Mangan and his sister illustrator + graphic designer Anita Managan about their parents. As ever we talk grief, children’s books + hail Mary’s.You can follow Griefcast on Twitter and Instagram @TheGrief...


 2021-06-30  59m