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Comedians talking about death. A podcast hosted by Cariad Lloyd.

Comedians talking about death. A podcast hosted by Cariad Lloyd.
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Comedians talking about death. A podcast hosted by Cariad Lloyd.

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English


Episodes

Ep. 48 Robert Popper

8/1/2018
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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 robertpopper.com for information on his massive back catalogue of great comedy. Griefcast won Gold (always believe in your soul) in Best Entertainment, Best Interview + also Podcast of the Year 2018 at the British Podcast Awards. It is hosted by...

Duration:01:06:18

Ep. 47 Suzi Ruffell

7/25/2018
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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 her stand-up special on the BBC iPlayer right now or see her in Edinburgh with her brand new show, Nocturnal, at the Plesance Courtyard. Griefcast won Gold (always believe in your soul) in Best Entertainment, Best Interview + also Podcast of the...

Duration:01:07:43

Ep.46 Robin Clyfan

7/18/2018
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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 Robin on twitter @RClyfan and you can see his show, The Sea Is Big Enough To Take It, at the Edinburgh Fringe on Bob's Blundabus at 8pm, from the 2nd - 26th (not 15th). Griefcast won Gold (always believe in your soul) in Best Entertainment, Best...

Duration:01:07:43

Ep. 45 Meryl O'Rourke

7/11/2018
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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, judgement + My So-Called Life. You can follow Meryl on twitter @merylorourke for more information on her upcoming gigs. Griefcast won Gold (always believe in your soul) in Best Entertainment, Best Interview + also Podcast of the Year 2018 at...

Duration:01:06:05

Ep. 44 Rebecca Peyton

7/4/2018
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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 Somalia in 2005. As ever they talk grief, gin + showing off. You can follow Rebecca on twitter @rebeccapeyton for more information on all her one woman shows. This conversation was recorded before the horrific shootings at the Capital Gazette in...

Duration:01:12:05

Ep. 43 Jess Fostekew

6/27/2018
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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 and they talk about the complications of loving a Grandparent whilst trying to understand their past. As ever they talk grief, how to rude someone + the best way to eat jam. You can follow Jess on twitter @jessicafostekew or you can listen to her...

Duration:01:00:54

Ep. 42 Robin Ince

6/20/2018
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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 complications from that event that eventually led to her death. As ever they talk grief, The Little Prince + admiring the power of immodium. You can follow Robin on twitter @robinince, he’s currently on tour before heading up to the Edinburgh Fringe with...

Duration:01:01:37

Ep. 41 Shelley Gilbert (Grief Encounter)

6/13/2018
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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 died of cancer when she was four and her Father, who died when she was nine of a heart attack. As ever they talk grief, talking to grieving children + Mr Good Grief. You can find information about Grief Encounter on twitter @griefencounter or on...

Duration:00:58:18

Ep. 40 Ed Morrish

6/6/2018
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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, coming home + when the funeral director gets a little too jokey. You can tweet the show @thegriefcast, follow us on instagram @thegriefcast or email us, thegriefcast@gmail.com, because you are not alone. Griefcast won Gold (always believe in your...

Duration:01:03:45

Ep. 39 Sara Barron

5/30/2018
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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 @thegriefcast, follow us on instagram @thegriefcast or email us thegriefcast@gmail.com, because you are not alone. Griefcast won Gold (always believe in your soul) in Best Entertainment, Best Interview + also Podcast of the Year 2018 at the...

Duration:00:58:01

Ep. 38 Adam Meggido

5/23/2018
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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 of his Mother eighteen years ago from Breast Cancer. As ever they talk grief, stoicism + jazz hands at a funeral. You can tweet the show @thegriefcast, follow us on instagram @thegriefcast or email us thegriefcast@gmail.com, because you are not...

Duration:00:57:35

Ep. 37 Clover Stroud

5/16/2018
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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 eventual death in 2013. As ever they discuss grief, motherhood and only being able to do intense chats. You can tweet the show @thegriefcast, follow us on instagram @thegriefcast or email us thegriefcast@gmail.com because you are not alone.

Duration:01:13:41

Ep. 36 Lauren Silver

5/9/2018
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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 tweet the show @thegriefcast, follow us on instagram @thegriefcast or email us thegriefcast@gmail.com because you are not alone.

Duration:01:04:32

Ep.35 Hannah Dunleavy

5/2/2018
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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 instagram @thegriefcast or email us thegriefcast@gmail.com because you are not alone.

Duration:01:06:16

Ep. 34 Tom Price

4/25/2018
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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 @thegriefcast or email us thegriefcast@gmail.com because you are not alone.

Duration:01:14:00

Ep. 33 Frog Stone

4/18/2018
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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 instagram @thegriefcast or email us thegriefcast@gmail.com because you are not alone.

Duration:01:07:13

Ep.32 Bobby Mair

4/11/2018
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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 + apologising to the people in shops you've shouted at. You can tweet the show @thegriefcast, follow us on instagram @thegriefcast or email us thegriefcast@gmail.com because you are not alone

Duration:00:52:09

Ep. 31 Sunday Bonus - Griefcast Live Q&A

4/8/2018
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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 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,...

Duration:00:17:02

Ep. 30 Griefcast Live (Dolly Alderton, Ahir Shah + Grainne Maguire)

4/4/2018
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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, recorded at the Barts Pathology Musuem as part of their Funeral March season. As ever they discuss grief, wakes + finding a good Medium. The event was part of Funeral March, hosted by Carla Valentine, also known as Chick and the Dead, author...

Duration:00:58:39

Ep. 29 Tom Ward

3/28/2018
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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 the show @thegriefcast, follow us on instagram @thegriefcast or email us thegriefcast@gmail.com because you are not alone

Duration:01:00:54