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Cariad Lloyd

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Funny people talking about death and grief, a podcast. Hosted by Cariad Lloyd. Podcast of the Year 2018.
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Ep. 81 Samantha Baines

1:03:33 | May 22nd

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. You can follow Samantha on twitter @samanthabaines and yo...Show More
Ep. 80 Griefcast Live at Stockholm's Poddfest

51:17 | May 15th

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, r...Show More
Ep. 79 Emer McLysaght

58:46 | May 8th

Cariad talks to writer Emer McLysaght (Oh My God What A Complete Aisling, The Importance of Being Aisling) about her Dad, who died eleven years ago. As ever they talk grief, chair politics + Neil Diamond. You can buy Emer's Aisling's books, (writte...Show More
Ep. 78 Rosa Hoskins

1:12:47 | May 1st

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. You can buy Rosa's book, 'It''s All Going Wonderfully Well' ...Show More
Ep. 77 Thea Lim

1:01:05 | Apr 24th

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. You can follow Thea on twitter @thea_lim and you ca...Show More
Ep.76 Felix White

1:03:42 | Apr 17th

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 T...Show More
Ep.75 Paul Burke

51:24 | Apr 10th

Cariad talks to writer and copywriter Paul Burke (Father Frank, The Man Who Fell in Love With His Wife) about his Dad and his Mum. As ever they talk grief, London life and Raleigh choppers. You can follow Paul on twitter @paulburkeradio for more in...Show More
Ep. 74 Robyn Hollingworth

1:01:11 | Apr 3rd

Cariad talks to writer Robyn Hollingworth (My Mad Dad) about her Mum, who died of cancer and her Dad, who died of dementia, ten years ago. As ever they talk grief, memory + dancing. You can follow Robyn on twitter @mymaddadstory and her book, My Ma...Show More
Ep. 73 Charlie Russell

1:08:10 | Mar 27th

Cariad talks to actor and improviser Charlie Russell (Mischief Theatre, The Play that Goes Wrong, A Comedy About a Bank Robbery) about her Mum, who died on her 18th Birthday. As ever they talk grief, mental health and going to the Ball. You can fol...Show More
Ep.72 Paul Mayhew-Archer

1:00:50 | Mar 20th

Cariad talks to writer, producer and stand-up Paul Mayhew-Archer (The Vicar of Dibley, Miranda, Drop the Dead Donkey) about his Mother, who died of cancer in his early twenties. As ever they talk grief, Parkinson's + heading to Sweden. You can foll...Show More
Ep. 71 Carrie Quinlan

1:05:27 | Mar 13th

Cariad talks to writer and actor Carrie Quinlan (John Finnemore's Souvenir Programme, Miranda, The News Quiz) about her Father, who died of cancer ten years ago. As ever they talk grief, siblings + gathering the war council. You can follow Carrie o...Show More
Ep. 70 Brona C Titley

1:03:50 | Mar 6th

Cariad talks to writer and actor Brona C Titley (Tracey Breaks the News, The Reluctant Landlord, Women on the Verge) about her friend Ciarra who died in a motorcycle accident when she was twenty-five. As ever they talk grief, letting go + how to deli...Show More
Ep. 69 Mark O'Sullivan

1:04:47 | Feb 27th

Cariad talks to writer and actor Mark O'Sullivan (Lee & Dean) about his Dad, who died when he was fifteen and his Mum, who died when he was twenty. As ever they talk grief, broken radios + Terry Wogan. You can follow Mark on twitter and instagram @...Show More
Ep. 68 Poorna Bell

1:08:17 | Feb 20th

Cariad talks to writer and journalist Poorna Bell (Chase the Rainbow, In Search of Silence) about her husband Rob, who took his own life in 2015. As ever they talk grief, strength and how to survive awkward conversations. You can follow Poorna on t...Show More
Ep. 67 Anna Whitehouse (Mother Pukka)

1:05:41 | Feb 13th

Cariad talks to writer and journalist Anna Whitehouse aka Mother Pukka (Parenting the Shit Out of Life, Tedx, Dirty Mother Pukka) about the five lives she lost on the journey to becoming a Mother. As ever they talk grief, miscarriages + black tears. ...Show More
Ep. 66 Lucy Porter

1:03:03 | Feb 6th

Cariad talks to stand up and writer Lucy Porter (Qi, Mock The Week, Live at the Apollo) about three deaths she experienced over three years, her Mother-in-Law, her Father and her Mother. As ever they talk grief, parenthood + helpful builders. You c...Show More
Ep. 65 Now That's What I Call Griefcast (Part 2)

58:50 | Dec 26th, 2018

It's coming to the end of 2018, and inspired by the brilliant Two Shot Podcast, this week and last week, we chose some of our favourite clips from all the cheery chats about death we've had, since we started in 2016. In this episode you'll hear cli...Show More
Ep. 64 Now That's What I Call Griefcast (Part 1)

1:03:07 | Dec 19th, 2018

It's coming to the end of 2018, and inspired by the brilliant Two Shot Podcast, this week and next week, we will be choosing some of our favourite clips from all the cheery chats about death we've had, since we started in 2016. We're going right ba...Show More
Ep. 63 Griefcast Live from Dulwich Picture Gallery (Steen Raskopoulos, Sophie Duker, Stevie Martin)

1:12:33 | Dec 12th, 2018

Cariad talks to comedian and improviser Steen Raskopoulos (Top Coppers, Whose Line Is It Anyway?), comedian and improviser Sophie Duker (The News Quiz, Riot Girls) and comedian and writer Stevie Martin (Nobody Panic, Massive Dad) in this special live...Show More
Ep.62 Dawn O'Porter

1:07:12 | Dec 5th, 2018

Cariad talks to writer Dawn O'Porter (The Cows, Paper Aeroplanes, Goose) about her Mum who died of breast cancer when she was seven. As ever they talk grief, childhood + missing walls. You can follow Dawn on twitter @dawnOporter. You can follow Gr...Show More
Ep. 61 Anneka Rice

57:22 | Nov 28th, 2018

Cariad talks to broadcaster and artist Anneka Rice about her friend who died when Anneka was in her early 30s and the other losses she's dealt with in her life. As ever they talk grief, archiving + painting with ashes. You can follow Anneka on twit...Show More
Ep. 60 Griefcast Live at the Podstock Festival at the BFI (Emma Freud, Katherine Ryan)

1:00:55 | Nov 21st, 2018

Cariad talks to broadcaster and writer Emma Freud (Loose Ends, Comic Relief, Four Weddings and a Funeral) and stand-up comedian Katherine Ryan (Your Face or Mine, In Trouble, Taskmaster) in this special live episode from the Podstock festival at the ...Show More
Ep. 59 Yasmine Akram

58:30 | Nov 14th, 2018

Cariad talks to actor and writer Yasmine Akram (Sherlock, There She Goes, Lovesick) about her Dad who died four years ago and her Aunt Bernadette, who died when she was in her 20s. As ever they talk grief, Landmark Forum + Abba. You can see Yasmine...Show More
Ep. 58 Kim Sherwood

1:03:46 | Nov 7th, 2018

Cariad talks to writer Kim Sherwood (Testament, Bath Novel Award 2018) about the death of her Grandfather, the actor George Baker, who died in 2011 and how his death and her experiences of grief had inspired her to write her first novel, Testament. A...Show More
Ep. 57 Kayleigh Llewellyn (returns)

1:11:16 | Oct 31st, 2018

Cariad talks again to writer and performer Kayleigh Llewellyn (In My Skin, Stella, BAFTA Rocliffe). Kayleigh came on the show before (Episode 9) to talk about losing six members of her family in a year. There was a lot to cover and so Cariad wanted t...Show More
Ep. 56 Jason Hazeley

1:01:54 | Oct 24th, 2018

Cariad talks to writer and podcaster Jason Hazeley (Philomena Cunk, Ladybird Book for Grown Ups, Paddington, Agendum) about his Dad, who died in Spain in 2012. As ever they talk grief, leaving your body to science + postboxes. You can follow Jason ...Show More
Ep. 55 Julia Raeside

1:20:58 | Oct 17th, 2018

Cariad talks to journalist and podcaster Julia Raeside (Guardian, Talk Radio, BBC Radio 2) about her brother Colin, who died of oesteosarcoma and her Dad, Jim who died of PSP. As ever they talk grief, saying goodbye + marathons. You can follow Juli...Show More
Ep. 54 Ana Matronic

1:02:18 | Oct 10th, 2018

Cariad talks to musician, broadcaster + author Ana Matronic (Scissor Sisters, Robot Takeover, BBC Radio 2) about her Dad, Robert, who died from AIDS when she was a teenager and the other friends she's lost along the way. As ever they talk grief, comm...Show More
Ep 53. Griefcast Live at London Podcast Festival (Dane Baptiste, Erin Gibson, Andrew Hunter Murray)

1:03:16 | Oct 3rd, 2018

Cariad talks to stand-up comedian Dane Baptiste (Edinburgh Award Nominee, Sunny D), podcaster and writer Erin Gibson (Throwing Shade, Feminasty) and podcaster and QI Elf Andrew Hunter Murray (No Such Thing As A Fish, The Mash Report) in this special ...Show More
Ep. 52 Sophie Black

1:04:24 | Sep 26th, 2018

Cariad talks to writer and podcaster Sophie Black (The Trap Door, Anna + Kat, Short Cuts) about her Mum, who died in 2012. As ever they talk grief, big brothers + chaos. You can follow Sophie on twitter @sophie_black and her podcast, The Trap Door ...Show More
Ep. 51 Sian Harries

1:11:56 | Sep 19th, 2018

Cariad talks to writer and broadcaster Sian Harries (Man Down, The Tourist Trap, Here Be Dragons) about her Grandparents, Betty and Glyn. As ever they talk grief, isolation + cookbooks. You can follow Sian on twitter @sianharries_ and The Tourist T...Show More
Ep. 50 Gary Andrews

1:06:46 | Sep 12th, 2018

Cariad talks to illustrator and animator Gary Andrews (Private Eye, Disney, Doodle a Day) about his wife Joy, who died of Sepsis in 2017. As ever they talk grief, parenting + doodling your way through pain. You can follow Gary on twitter @garyscrib...Show More
Ep. 49 Aisling Bea

1:14:28 | Sep 5th, 2018

Cariad talks to actor, writer and comedian Aisling Bea (8 Out of 10 Cats, The Fall, Netflix's Comedy Line Up) about her Father, who took his own life when she was a child. As ever they talk grief, forgiveness + how much they love their therapists. ...Show More
Ep. 48 Robert Popper

1:06:18 | Aug 1st, 2018

Cariad talks to writer and producer Robert Popper (Friday Night Dinner, Look Around You, Timewaster Letters) about his Grandma. As ever they talk grief, impressions + eating onions. You can follow Robert on twitter @robertpopper or you can head to ...Show More
Ep. 47 Suzi Ruffell

1:06:21 | Jul 25th, 2018

Cariad talks to stand-up comedian Suzi Ruffell (Mock The Week, Live from the BBC, The Now Show) about her Nan who died last year. As ever they talk grief, saying goodbye + Hollywood moments. You can follow Suzi on twitter @suziruffell, you can see ...Show More
Ep.46 Robin Clyfan

1:07:27 | Jul 18th, 2018

Cariad talks to comedian and writer Robin Clyfan (BBC Radio 4's The Now Show, Newsjack, Vice) about his Mum who died eighteen months ago of an extremely rare blood cancer. As ever they talk grief, denial + alternative therapies. You can follow Robi...Show More
Ep. 45 Meryl O'Rourke

1:06:05 | Jul 11th, 2018

Cariad talks to stand-up and writer Meryl O'Rourke (Frankie Boyle tour support, BBC R4) about her Father, who died when she was seven of a heart attack and her Mother, who died when she was twenty-four of heart complications. As ever they talk grief,...Show More
Ep. 44 Rebecca Peyton

1:10:35 | Jul 4th, 2018

Cariad talks to actor and writer Rebecca Peyton (Eastenders, Casualty, Sometimes I Laugh Like My Sister) about her Father who died in a road accident when she was six and her sister Kate, who was who was killed whilst working as a journalist in Somal...Show More
Ep. 43 Jess Fostekew

1:00:18 | Jun 27th, 2018

Cariad talks to stand-up, writer, actor and podcaster Jess Fostekew (Motherland, Guilty Feminist, Hoovering) about her Nana who died when Jess was in her early twenties. Jess's Nana, Helinda was born and raised in Austria during the rise of Hitler an...Show More
Ep. 42 Robin Ince

1:01:04 | Jun 20th, 2018

Cariad talks to stand-up and writer, Robin Ince (Infinite Monkey Cage, Book Shambles, Nerdstock) about his Mum who died two and a half years ago. She suffered a severe car accident when Robin was three years old and Robin talks about the complication...Show More
Ep. 41 Shelley Gilbert (Grief Encounter)

56:37 | Jun 13th, 2018

Cariad talks to Dr Shelley Gilbert MBE, a psychotherapist who established the charity, Grief Encounter in 2003 to help children cope with grief and bereavement. Shelley also talked about her own grief, from the death of her parents. Her Mother who di...Show More
Ep. 40 Ed Morrish

1:03:45 | Jun 6th, 2018

Cariad talks to radio producer Ed Morrish (The News Quiz, The Now Show, John Finnemore's Souvenir Programme) about his Mum who died of ovarian cancer in 2006 and his Dad who died of a heart attack, just two years later. As ever they talk grief, comin...Show More
Ep. 39 Sara Barron

58:01 | May 30th, 2018

Cariad talks to stand up and writer Sara Barron (Vanity Fair, The Moth, The Harm in Asking) about her IVF treatment in and the miscarriage she suffered during one of the rounds. As ever they talk grief, hope + frozen yoghurt. You can tweet the show...Show More
Ep. 38 Adam Meggido

56:09 | May 23rd, 2018

Cariad talks to improviser, writer + director Adam Meggido (Showstopper! The Improvised Musical, Peter Pan Goes Wrong, Burlesque) about the death of his Father at the start of this year, whilst he was directing a 50 hour improvised play and the death...Show More
Ep. 37 Clover Stroud

1:13:41 | May 16th, 2018

Cariad talks to journalist and author Clover Stroud (The Wild Other, The Times, The Spectator) about the horse riding accident that left her Mother severely brain damaged when Clover was a teenager and the subsequent years of care, till her Mother's ...Show More
Ep. 36 Lauren Silver

1:04:32 | May 8th, 2018

Cariad talks to clown, actor + improviser Lauren Silver (Tall Stories, Ecole Phillipe Gaulier) about the death of her Dad when she was seventeen. As ever they discuss grief, death anxiety + panicking when people take too long on the toilet. You can...Show More
Ep.35 Hannah Dunleavy

1:05:39 | May 2nd, 2018

Cariad talks to journalist + writer Hannah Dunleavy (BBC, Standard Issue Podcast) about the death of her Dad in 2016. As ever they discuss grief, parking + why holly on a coffin can be dangerous. You can tweet the show @thegriefcast, follow us on i...Show More
Ep. 34 Tom Price

1:12:51 | Apr 25th, 2018

Cariad talks to comic, actor + DJ Tom Price (Torchwood, Episodes, Victoria, Magic FM) about the death of his Dad when he was 13. As ever they discuss grief, school + Nick Faldo. You can tweet the show @thegriefcast, follow us on instagram @thegrief...Show More
Ep. 33 Frog Stone

1:06:04 | Apr 18th, 2018

Cariad talks to actor and writer Frog Stone (Bucket, Fresh Meat, Peep Show, Extras) about the death of her Father in 2014. As ever they discuss grief, tempers + what not to write on a card. You can tweet the show @thegriefcast, follow us on instagr...Show More
Ep.32 Bobby Mair

51:17 | Apr 11th, 2018

Cariad talks to stand-up comedian Bobby Mair (8 out of 10 Cats, Russell Howard's Good News, Bobby & Harriet Get Married) about the death of his biological Mother, as well as the death of his adopted Mother. As ever they discuss grief, facebook + apol...Show More
Ep. 31 Sunday Bonus - Griefcast Live Q&A

16:13 | Apr 8th, 2018

We had so much fun at our recent Live recording having cheery chats about death, we ran out of time. So, here is a special Bonus Show with some more Grief chat from Dolly, Ahir + Gráinne, plus some questions from the Griefcast audience. Cariad talk...Show More
Ep. 30 Griefcast Live (Dolly Alderton, Ahir Shah + Grainne Maguire)

58:39 | Apr 4th, 2018

Cariad talks to award-winning journalist Dolly Alderton (The High Low, Everything I Know About Love), stand up Ahir Shah (Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee) + comedian and writer Gráinne Maguire (The Now Show, Question Time) in this special live episode...Show More
Ep. 29 Tom Ward

1:00:02 | Mar 28th, 2018

Cariad talks to stand-up comedian Tom Ward (Comedy Central's Live At The Comedy Store, Chortle Best Newcomer, tour support for Joe Lycett) about the death of his Father in 2006. As ever they discuss grief, gravestones + charity shops. You can tweet...Show More
Ep. 28 Deborah Frances-White

1:11:43 | Mar 21st, 2018

Cariad talks to comedian, writer + podcaster Deborah Frances-White (The Guilty Feminist, Global Pillage, BBC R4's Rolls the Dice) about the death of her Father in 2003. As ever they discuss grief, long haul flights + Jesus-shaming You can tweet the...Show More
Ep. 27 Nikesh Shukla

55:04 | Mar 14th, 2018

Cariad talks to writer Nikesh Shukla (Coconut Unlimited, Meatspace, The One Who Wrote Destiny, Costa First Novel Award Nominee) about the death of his mother in 2010. As ever they discuss grief, shopping lists + cooking your childhood. You can twee...Show More
Ep. 26 Sam Bain

1:03:15 | Mar 7th, 2018

Cariad talks to writer Sam Bain (Peep Show, Fresh Meat, Ill Behaviour) about his Dad's death when he was 10. As ever they discuss grief, memories + Interflora. You can tweet the show @thegriefcast, follow us on instagram @thegriefcast or email us t...Show More
Ep. 25 Meshel Laurie

56:05 | Feb 28th, 2018

Cariad talks to comic, writer, radio presenter + podcaster Meshel Laurie (Stand-up!, The Circle, The Project, The Whore Whisperer) about her experiences of death as a palliative care volunteer. As ever they discuss grief, care homes + being in a doub...Show More
Ep. 24 Eshaan Akbar

59:24 | Feb 21st, 2018

Cariad talks to stand-up and writer Eshaan Akbar (So You Think You're Funny, BBC R4's The Now Show) about the passing of his mother in 2014. As ever they discuss grief, funerals + Costco. You can tweet the show @thegriefcast, follow us on instagram...Show More
Ep.23 Jen Offord

1:04:09 | Feb 14th, 2018

Cariad talks to writer and podcaster Jen Offord (Standard Issue, Inspire A Jen) about the death of her brother from suicide while she was at University. As ever they discuss grief, moving the family table + wheat schnapps. If you feel you need to ...Show More
Ep. 22 John-Luke Roberts

47:07 | Feb 7th, 2018

Cariad talks to stand up and write John-Luke Roberts (ACMS, Bull, Have I Got News For You, Never Mind the Buzzcocks) about his dad who died in 2014. As ever they discuss grief, making art out of the dead + sweat. You can tweet the show @thegriefcas...Show More
Ep.21 Michael Legge

47:51 | Jan 31st, 2018

Cariad talks to stand up comedian Michael Legge (Do The Right Thing, Vitriola Music, Stewart Lee's Alternative Comedy Experience), about his dog Jerk, who died in 2017. As ever they discuss grief, walking + holiday romances. You can tweet the show ...Show More
Ep.20 Gemma Whelan

56:37 | Jan 24th, 2018

Cariad talks to actor and comedian Gemma Whelan (Game of Thrones, The Crown, Uncle, Upstart Crow), about her Dad who died of cancer in 2016. As ever they discuss grief, pregnancy + wailing like a siren. You can tweet the show @thegriefcast, follow ...Show More
Ep. 19 Lou Conran

1:09:13 | Jan 17th, 2018

Cariad talks to stand-up and writer Lou Conran (BBC New Talent Hot List, Standard Issue Magazine, Sarah Millican tour support), about the death of her baby, when Lou was just five and a half months pregnant. As ever they discuss grief, ashes + going ...Show More
Ep.18 Emily Dean

1:05:10 | Jan 10th, 2018

Cariad talks to radio presenter, writer and podcaster Emily Dean (Frank Skinner's co-host on Absolute Radio, InStyle, Walking The Dog Times podcast), about the death of her sister Rachael from cancer and the subsequent death of both her parents. As e...Show More
Ep. 17 Hatty Ashdown

1:04:22 | Jan 3rd, 2018

Cariad talks to stand-up comedian and radio presenter Hatty Ashdown (The Other Woman Show, Give Out Girls, Screaming with Laughter) about her Mum's death from breast cancer in 2015 and her Dad's death when she was a teenager. As ever they discuss gri...Show More
Ep. 16 Griefcast Live (Nish Kumar, Kiri Pritchard-Mclean + Phil Wang)

56:16 | Dec 27th, 2017

Cariad talks to stand-up comedians Nish Kumar, Kiri Pritchard-Mclean + Phil Wang in this special live episode, recorded at the Machynlleth Comedy Festival in May 2017. As ever they discuss grief, last words + You can tweet the show @thegriefcast, ...Show More
Ep. 15 Julia Samuel

54:04 | Dec 20th, 2017

Cariad talks to grief psychotherapist and paediatric counsellor Julia Samuel, who recently wrote a book, Grief Works about her experiences of working with the bereaved. As it's coming up to Christmas, which can be a fairly hard time for those in the ...Show More
Ep. 14 Robert Webb

1:00:39 | Dec 13th, 2017

Cariad talks to comedian, writer and actor Robert Webb (Peep Show, Back, Confetti, The Mitchell & Webb look) about his Mum's death from breast cancer when he was seventeen. As ever they discuss grief,
Ep.13 Adam Riches

1:01:52 | Dec 6th, 2017

Cariad talks to comedian and writer Adam Riches (Fosters Edinburgh Comedy Award winner, Top Coppers, The Detectorists) about his Dad's death from pneumonia, after suffering with Dementia in a care home. As ever they discuss grief, funerals + shaving...Show More
Ep.12 Susan Wokoma

1:01:39 | Nov 29th, 2017

Cariad talks to actress and writer Susan Wokoma (Crashing, Crazyhead, Chewing Gum, Half A Yellow Sun) about her Dad's death from a stroke in 2012. As ever they discuss grief, being far away + whatsapp. You can tweet the show @thegriefcast, follow u...Show More
Ep. 11 Amy Hoggart

1:00:25 | Jul 10th, 2017

Cariad talks to comedian and writer Amy Hoggart (Almost Royal, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee) about her dad's death from Pancreatic cancer in 2014. As ever they discuss grief, guilt + kundalini yoga. You can tweet the show @thegriefcast, follow u...Show More
Ep.10 Jack Rooke

57:27 | Jun 14th, 2017

Cariad talks to comedian and documentary maker Jack Rooke (Good Grief, BBC3's Happy Man, Happy Hour) about his Dad's death from cancer and his friend's suicide. As ever they discuss grief, teenagers and having the anger. You can tweet the show @th...Show More
Ep.9 Kayleigh Llewellyn

51:02 | May 31st, 2017

Cariad talks to writer, comedian + improviser Kayleigh Llewellyn (BAFTA Rocliffe, Stella, Hospital People, Casualty) about a year in her life which was filled with grief. Kayleigh lost several members of her family over a brief period, from her Nan t...Show More
Ep.8 David Baddiel

52:48 | May 24th, 2017

Cariad talks to comedian and writer David Baddiel (Newman & Baddiel, Fantasy Football League, The Infidel, Three Lions, a lot of stuff) about the sudden death of his mum. As ever they talk about grief, making art out of pain and his Dad's ongoing dem...Show More
Ep.7 Beth Rylance

58:23 | May 10th, 2017

Cariad talks to actor and comedian Beth Rylance (School of Comedy, Plebs, Cardinal Burns) about the death of her mum. As ever they talk about grief, memories and what not to say to young children. You can tweet the show @thegriefcast, follow us on...Show More
Ep.6 Mac Twins

52:47 | May 3rd, 2017

Cariad talks to DJ's, writers and presenters, Alana and Lisa Macfarlane, otherwise known as The Mac Twins. As ever they talk about grief, shock and the difficulties of dealing with death differently to your siblings. You can tweet the show @thegri...Show More
Ep.5 Katy Wix

56:55 | Apr 26th, 2017

Cariad talks to comedian and actor Katy Wix, (Not Going Out, Agatha Raisin and The Anna & Katy show) about the death of one of her oldest friends. As ever they talk about grief, the difficulties of losing someone you're not related to and dealing wit...Show More
Griefcast Update

01:27 | Mar 29th, 2017

A little update to explain when the new episodes are coming and thank you so much for listening basically...
Ep. 4 Sara Pascoe

47:47 | Nov 20th, 2016

Cariad talks to comedian and writer Sara Pascoe (Mock the Week, Qi, author of Animal, Edinburgh Comedy Nominee, it's basically an endless list...) about the death of her Grandfather when she was a child. As ever they talk about grief, memories and ic...Show More
Ep. 3 Jon Harvey

49:11 | Nov 20th, 2016

Cariad talks to writer and producer Jon Harvey (The Armando Ianucci show, Time Trumpet, The World of Simon Rich) about the loss of his brother. As ever they discuss grief, London 2012 and having to tell someone else about a death. You can tweet th...Show More
Ep. 2 Jayde Adams

48:40 | Nov 20th, 2016

Cariad talks to comedian Jayde Adams (Edinburgh Best Newcomer Nominee, Winner of Funny Women) about the death of her sister. As ever they discuss grief, still being angry with people who are dead, and the pain of missing them. You can tweet the show...Show More
Ep. 1 Adam Buxton

1:07:17 | Nov 19th, 2016

Cariad talks to comedian, writer and podcaster Adam Buxton (Adam & Joe Show, BUG, Son of Rambo) about the recent death of his father. As ever they discuss grief, the awkwardness of social care and how it's never like the films. You can tweet the s...Show More