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Griefcast

Cariad Lloyd, Griefcast
142 episodes

Funny people talking about death and grief, a podcast. Hosted by Cariad Lloyd.

Podcast of the Year 2018 / Best Podcast ARIA 2018 / Rose D'or Nominee 2019

You Are Not Alone

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#140 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. As ever we talk grief, finding a place to remember + brain maintenance. Geoff is on Twitter and Instagram @geoffnorcott, and you can follow Grie…

#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. As ever we talk grief, Stephen King + roast dinners You can follow Katherine on Instagram and Twitter @katherine_may and you can follow Griefcast on Twitter an…

#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 plans You can follow Richard on Twitter @RevRichardColes and you can follow Griefcast on Twitter and Instagram @TheGriefcast Griefcast is hosted by Cari…

#138 Kimberley

This week is a very special episode dedicated to the brilliant Kimberley who died last year She was a palliative care nurse who was changing the conversation around death, this week we celebrate her life + her work. Our guests this week are Sam Lock, Kim’s husband, Irene Casey, palliative care nurs…

#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 you can follow Griefcast on Twitter and Instagram …

#136 Philippa Perry

This week I’m talking to the psychotherapist, author + broadcaster Philippa Perry about her friend Bonnie. As ever we talk grief, the jokes only that person understands + winning the races in your dreams  You can follow Philippa at @philippa_perry and you can follow Griefcast on Twitter and Instagr…

#135 Alexi Pappas

This week I'm talking to writer, actor, filmmaker + Olympian runner Alexi Pappas about her mum, who died when she was 4. As ever we talk grief, lessons not regrets + determination Follow Alexi on Twitter @AlexiPappas and you can follow Griefcast on Twitter and Instagram @TheGriefcast Griefcast is h…

#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 eggs You can follow Michael on Twitter @MichaelRosenYes and you can follow Griefcast on Twitter and Instagram …

#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 and Instagram @TheGriefcast Griefcast is hosted…

#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. You cay follow Griefcast on Twitter and Instagra…

#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 @TheGriefcast Griefcast is hosted by Cariad Lloyd,…

#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 Griefcast on Twitter and Instagram @TheGriefcast Griefcas…

#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 @TheGriefcast Griefcast is hosted by Cariad Lloyd, edi…

#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 + gofundme funerals. TW: This episode contains specific…

#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 dignity when no one else would. Ruth's book, ALL THE YO…

#126 Now that's what I call Griefcast (part 5)

Hey griefsters, it's the last episode of the very strange year that is 2020, so we've revisited some of our beautiful episodes from this season, and rounded up some clips for you to listen to. As ever, the full episodes are all available to download from your normal pod shop. Thank you so much for …

#124 Julia Samuel

This week Cariad talks to grief psychotherapist Julia Samuel about grief (of course), ambiguous loss + trying to Marie Kondo your feelings.  You can find Julia on Instagram @juliasamuelmbe and her book, This Too Shall Pass, is out now. You can follow Grieftcast on Twitter and Instagram @TheGriefca…

#123 Jess Robinson

This week Cariad talks to musical comedian and podcaster Jess Robinson about her Dad, who passed away this March at the start of lockdown. As ever they talk grief, pandemic funerals + snotty tissues Follow Jess on Twitter and Instagram @JessieRobinson and Griefcast on @Griefcast Griefcast is hoste…

#122 Jess Mills

This week Cariad talks to Jess Mills about her Mum, Tessa Jowell, who died from a brain tumour in 2018. As ever they talk grief, motherhood + determination. You can follow Jess Mills on Twitter and Instagram @iamjessmills. @Griefcast is hosted by Cariad Lloyd, edited by Kate Holland, recorded at W…

#121 Robert Diament

This week Cariad talks to the amazing Robert Diament, from the Talk Art podcast, about his brother Andrew's death, who died when he was a teenage after taking the drug, ecstasy. As ever they talk grief, newspaper headlines + dinner parties. You can follow Robert on Twitter @RobertDiament and Talk A…

#120 Simon Stephenson

This week Cariad talks to writer (and former Dr.) Simon Stephenson about his brother, who died in the 2004 Boxing Day tsumani. As ever they talk grief, hope + going back. You can follow Simon on Twitter @TheSimonBot and his book Set My Heart To Five is out now from all good booksellers. You can fol…

#119 Monty Don

This week Cariad talks writer, broadcaster + gardener Monty Don, about his dog Nigel, and other griefs he’s suffered along the way. As ever they talk grief, ceremonies + how to say goodbye. You can follow Monty on twitter @TheMontyDon and you can follow the Griefcast on twitter and instagram @thegr…

#118 Adam Buxton

This week Cariad talks to comedian, writer + podcast legend Adam Buxton, about his Mum, who passed away during lockdown. As ever they talk grief, pandemics + Charlie Kaufman. You can follow the Griefcast on twitter and instagram @thegriefcast. Griefcast is hosted by Cariad Lloyd, edited by Kate Hol…

#118 Amanda Palmer

This week Cariad talks to author, songwriter and fellow podcaster Amanda Palmer about her thoughts on loss, grief + whiskey in the sea You can follow Amanda on twitter and instagram @amandapalmer. You can follow the Griefcast on twitter and instagram @thegriefcast. Griefcast is hosted by Cariad Llo…

#117 Sabrina Grant

This week Cariad speaks to TV Presenter Sabrina Grant about her sister Raquel, who she lost to suicide. As ever they talk grief, acceptance + writing poems. You can follow Sabrina on twitter and instagram @TheSabrinaGrant. You can follow the Griefcast on twitter and instagram @thegriefcast. Griefca…

#116 Sarah Brown

This week I'm talking to Sarah Brown about her baby daughter, Jennifer. As ever we talk, grief, research + allowing yourself to change. This week is also Baby Loss Awareness Week so please do follow @SayingGoodbyeUK for more help. Sarah is the chair of the global children's charity, Theirworld, you…

#115 Olivia Potts

This week Cariad talks to writer, chef, and former barrister Olivia Potts about her Mum. As ever they're talking grief, chaos and cakes. You can follow Olivia on twitter at @_Poots_ and on instagram @ahalfbakedidea. Olivia's debut food book, A Half Baked Idea, is available now from all good book se…

#114 Dr Pragya Agarwal

This week Cariad talks to behavioural scientist + author Dr Pragya Agarwal about her cat, Harry. As ever talk grief, IVF + keeping mementos. You can follow Pragya on Twitter on @DrPragyaAgarwal and Pragya's book SWAY: Unravelling Unconscious Bias is available now from all good booksellers. Her next…

#113 Garrett Millerick

This week Cariad talks to stand-up comedian Garrett Millerick about his wife's miscarriage, which unbeknownst to them was also an ectopic pregnancy. As ever they talk grief, Edinburgh, and Pizza Express. You can follow Garrett on Twitter and Instagram @millerickcomedy and his debut album Sunflower …

#112 Lee Lawrence

This week Cariad talks to writer and social entrepreneur, Lee Lawrence (The Louder I Will Sing), about his experience of injustice and grief for his mum, Cherry Groce, who was wrongly shot in her Brixton home by police in 1985. The bullet shattered her spine and she never walked again and passed aw…