Episodes
This week Cariad talks to grammy-nominated singer + actor, Yola (Stand For Myself, Sister Rosetta Tharpe in the forthcoming Baz Luhrmann Elvis biopic) about her mum, who died of Motor Neurone disease whilst they were estranged. As ever we talk grief, boundaries + Linkedin. You can follow Yola on twitter @iamyola and instagram @iamyolaofficial. Her new album Stand For Myself is available to buy and stream now (and is brilliant). You can follow the Griefcast on Twitter + Instagram...
Published 10/27/21
This week Cariad talks to showbiz legend, dancer and choreographer Arlene Phillips (Hot Gossip, Strictly Come Dancing) about her mum, who passed away when she was fifteen and the very close friends she lost during the AIDS crisis of the 1980s. As ever we talk grief, guilt + snowflakes. You can follow Arlene on twitter + instagram @ArlenePhillips. You can follow the Griefcast on Twitter + Instagram @thegriefcast Griefcast is hosted by Cariad Lloyd, edited by Kate Holland, recorded at...
Published 10/20/21
This week Cariad talks to singer, TV presenter + radio host Fleur East (I'm A Celebrity, Hits Radio, Saturday Night Takeaway) about her dad, who passed away last year from a heart attack, just as the lockdown began in the UK. As ever we talk grief, shock + pandemic funerals. You can follow FLeur on twitter + instagram @FleurEast and her new album, Fearless is out now. You can follow the Griefcast on Twitter + Instagram @thegriefcast Griefcast is hosted by Cariad Lloyd, edited by Kate...
Published 10/13/21
This week Cariad talks to stand-up comedian, actor + writer Alan Davies (Qi, Jonathan Creek, As Yet Untitled) about his mum, who died of leukaemia when he was six and other friends he's lost along the way. As ever they talk grief, eulogies + ears. You can follow Alan on twitter @alandavies1 and his memoir, Just Ignore Him, is available to buy now. You can follow the Griefcast on Twitter + Instagram @thegriefcast TW: This episode contains references to childhood sexual abuse Griefcast is...
Published 10/06/21
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 @TheGriefcast and You can follow Stephen @stephenmangan and Anita @neeneelou Griefcast is hosted by Cariad Lloyd, edited by Kate Holland, recorded at Whistledown Studios (or Cariad's living room in lockdown), artwork is by Jayde Perkin and the music is...
Published 06/29/21
This week I’m talking to writer Marian Keyes about her Dad. As ever we talk grief, Emily Dickinson + spikey boots. You can follow Griefcast on Twitter and Instagram @TheGriefcast and You can follow Marian @mariankeyes Griefcast is hosted by Cariad Lloyd, edited by Kate Holland, recorded at Whistledown Studios (or Cariad's living room in lockdown), artwork is by Jayde Perkin and the music is provided by The Glue Ensemble. And remember, you are not alone. Rose D'or Nominee 2019, Podcast...
Published 06/22/21
This week I’m talking to broadcaster + writer James O'Brien about his friend Andy, who died last year from a brain tumour. As ever we talk grief, friends who celebrate you + sitting with the sadness You can follow Griefcast on Twitter and Instagram @TheGriefcast and you can follow James @mrjamesob Griefcast is hosted by Cariad Lloyd, edited by Kate Holland, recorded at Whistledown Studios (or Cariad's living room in lockdown), artwork is by Jayde Perkin and the music is provided by The...
Published 06/15/21
This week I’m talking to poet + writer Kayo Chingonyi about the many griefs he has been through, including his parents who both died from HIV related illnesses. As ever we talk grief, bad jokes + the choices you have to make as young person. His book of poetry, A Blood Condition, is available to buy now. You can follow Griefcast on Twitter and Instagram @TheGriefcast Griefcast is hosted by Cariad Lloyd, edited by Kate Holland, recorded at Whistledown Studios (or Cariad's living room in...
Published 06/08/21
This week I’m talking to actor + writer Angus Imrie (The Crown, Fleabag, The Archers) about his Dad, the actor Benjamin Whitrow, who died 4 years ago. As ever we talk grief, the strange power of light + the indignity of spreading ashes You can follow Griefcast on Twitter and Instagram @TheGriefcast Griefcast is hosted by Cariad Lloyd, edited by Kate Holland, recorded at Whistledown Studios (or Cariad's living room in lockdown), artwork is by Jayde Perkin and the music is provided by The...
Published 06/01/21
This week I’m talking to comedian + podcaster Helen Duff about her Grandma, who died suddenly last year in a traffic accident. As ever we talk grief, shock + pregnancy whilst managing both those emotions You can follow Helen on Twitter @duffmarvel and you can follow Griefcast on Twitter and Instagram @TheGriefcast Griefcast is hosted by Cariad Lloyd, edited by Kate Holland, recorded at Whistledown Studios (or Cariad's living room in lockdown), artwork is by Jayde Perkin and the music is...
Published 05/25/21
This week I’m talking to writer + journalist Natalie Morris about her Dad, who died last summer from cancer. As ever we talk grief, hospices + coping with death during lockdown Natalie is on Instagram @nmozz and you can follow Griefcast on Twitter and Instagram @TheGriefcast Griefcast is hosted by Cariad Lloyd, edited by Kate Holland, recorded at Whistledown Studios (or Cariad's living room in lockdown), artwork is by Jayde Perkin and the music is provided by The Glue Ensemble. And...
Published 05/18/21
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 Griefcast on Twitter and Instagram @TheGriefcast Griefcast is hosted by Cariad Lloyd, edited by Kate Holland, recorded at Whistledown Studios (or Cariad's living room in lockdown), artwork is by Jayde...
Published 05/11/21
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 and Instagram @TheGriefcast Griefcast is hosted by Cariad Lloyd, edited by Kate Holland, recorded at Whistledown Studios (or Cariad's living room in lockdown), artwork is by Jayde Perkin and the...
Published 05/04/21
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 Cariad Lloyd, edited by Kate Holland, recorded at Whistledown Studios (or Cariad's living room in lockdown), artwork is by Jayde Perkin and the music is provided by The Glue Ensemble. And remember,...
Published 04/27/21
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 nurse, and Kim’s colleague and Anna Lyons, Life Death Whatever, Kim’s friend Anna is on Twitter @lifedeathwhat and please follow #bemorekim for the latest on this journey. You can follow Griefcast on...
Published 04/20/21
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 @TheGriefcast Griefcast is hosted by Cariad Lloyd, edited by Kate Holland, recorded at Whistledown Studios (or Cariad's living room in lockdown), artwork is by Jayde Perkin and the music is...
Published 04/13/21
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 Instagram @TheGriefcast Griefcast is hosted by Cariad Lloyd, edited by Kate Holland, recorded at Whistledown Studios (or Cariad's living room in lockdown), artwork is by Jayde Perkin and the music is...
Published 04/06/21
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 hosted by Cariad Lloyd, edited by Kate Holland, recorded at Whistledown Studios (or Cariad's living room in lockdown), artwork is by Jayde Perkin and the music is provided by The Glue Ensemble. And...
Published 03/30/21
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 @TheGriefcast Griefcast is hosted by Cariad Lloyd, edited by Kate Holland, recorded at Whistledown Studios (or Cariad's living room in lockdown), artwork is by Jayde Perkin and the music is...
Published 03/24/21
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 by Cariad Lloyd, edited by Kate Holland, recorded at Whistledown Studios (or Cariad's living room in lockdown), artwork is by Jayde Perkin and the music is provided by The Glue Ensemble. And...
Published 03/17/21
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 Instagram @TheGriefcast Griefcast is hosted by Cariad Lloyd, edited by Kate Holland, recorded at Whistledown Studios (or Cariad's living room in lockdown), artwork is by Jayde Perkin and the music is...
Published 03/10/21
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, edited by Kate Holland, recorded at Whistledown Studios (or Cariad's living room in lockdown), artwork is by Jayde Perkin and the music is provided by The Glue Ensemble. And remember, you are not...
Published 03/03/21
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 Griefcast is hosted by Cariad Lloyd, edited by Kate Holland, recorded at Whistledown Studios (or Cariad's living room in lockdown), artwork is by Jayde Perkin and the music is provided by The Glue...
Published 02/24/21
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, edited by Kate Holland, recorded at Whistledown Studios (or Cariad's living room in lockdown), artwork is by Jayde Perkin and the music is provided by The Glue Ensemble. And remember, you are not...
Published 02/17/21
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 references to suicide and mental illness. You can follow Griefcast on Twitter and Instagram @TheGriefcast Griefcast is hosted by Cariad Lloyd, edited by Kate Holland, recorded at Whistledown...
Published 02/10/21