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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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United Kingdom

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

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English


Episodes

Ep.62 Dawn O'Porter

12/5/2018
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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 Griefcast on twitter and instagram @thegriefcast and you can email thegriefcast@gmail.com Griefcast won Gold (always believe in your soul) in Best Entertainment, Best Interview + also Podcast of the Year 2018 at the British Podcast Awards and Best...

Duration:01:07:46

Ep. 61 Anneka Rice

11/28/2018
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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 twitter @annekarice. You can follow Griefcast on twitter and instagram @thegriefcast and you can email thegriefcast@gmail.com Griefcast won Gold (always believe in your soul) in Best Entertainment, Best Interview + also Podcast of the Year 2018 at...

Duration:00:57:57

Ep. 60 Griefcast Live at the Podstock Festival at the BFI (Emma Freud, Katherine Ryan)

11/21/2018
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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 BFI in London. As ever they talk grief, funeral cars + Army of Sass. You can follow Emma on twitter @emmafreud and hear her on BBC Radio 4's Loose Ends. You can follow Katherine on twitter @kathbum or you can watch her Netflix special 'Katherine...

Duration:01:00:55

Ep. 59 Yasmine Akram

11/14/2018
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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 in There She Goes on BBC iPlayer now or watch her in Lovesick on Netflix. You can follow Griefcast on twitter and instagram @thegriefcast and you can email thegriefcast@gmail.com Griefcast won Gold (always believe in your soul) in Best...

Duration:00:58:30

Ep. 58 Kim Sherwood

11/7/2018
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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. As ever they talk grief, self confidence + male only staircases. You can follow Kim on twitter @kimtsherwood or you can buy Testament (Riverrun Books) from all good book shops now. You can follow Griefcast on twitter and instagram @thegriefcast...

Duration:01:03:46

Ep. 57 Kayleigh Llewellyn (returns)

10/31/2018
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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 to bring Kayleigh back in to talk about her grief journey and how it's progressed since then. As ever they talk grief, anxiety + psychics. You can follow Kayleigh on twitter @kaydllew or you can watch In My Skin, her new BBC3 pilot on the iPlayer...

Duration:01:12:05

Ep. 56 Jason Hazeley

10/24/2018
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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 on twitter @jasonhazeley or you can listen to his podcast Rule of Three, or buy his Ladybird book's for Grown Up's or download his new Radio 4 series Agendum. You can follow Griefcast on twitter and instagram @thegriefcast and you can email...

Duration:01:01:54

Ep. 55 Julia Raeside

10/17/2018
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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 Julia on twitter @jnraeside or listen to her Howard's Way podcast, Always There from your podcast app. You can follow Griefcast on twitter and instagram @thegriefcast and you can email thegriefcast@gmail.com Griefcast won Gold (always believe in your...

Duration:01:21:54

Ep. 54 Ana Matronic

10/10/2018
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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, communities + Drag Mothers. You can follow Ana on twitter @MsAnaMatronic and listen to her Radio 2 show Dance Devotion on iPlayer. You can follow Griefcast on twitter and instagram @thegriefcast and you can email thegriefcast@gmail.com Griefcast...

Duration:01:03:20

Ep 53. Griefcast Live at London Podcast Festival (Dane Baptiste, Erin Gibson, Andrew Hunter Murray)

10/3/2018
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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 live episode from the London Podcast Festival at Kings Place. As ever they talk grief, funeral plans + where Andy should spread his ashes. You can follow Dane on twitter @danebaptweets and he's on tour now, if you head to danebaptiste.co.uk for...

Duration:01:03:16

Ep. 52 Sophie Black

9/26/2018
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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 is available to download now. You can follow us on twitter and instagram @thegriefcast or email thegriefcast@gmail.com. Griefcast won Gold (always believe in your soul) in Best Entertainment, Best Interview + also Podcast of the Year 2018 at the...

Duration:01:04:24

Ep. 51 Sian Harries

9/19/2018
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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 Trap will be on BBC One Wales in the Autumn. 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 Cariad Lloyd, edited by Kate...

Duration:01:11:56

Ep. 50 Gary Andrews

9/12/2018
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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 @garyscribbler to see his beautiful and heartbreaking doodle a days. 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 Cariad Lloyd, edited...

Duration:01:06:46

Ep. 49 Aisling Bea

9/5/2018
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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. You can follow Aisling on twitter @weemissbea, see where she's gigging at aislingbea.com or watch her comedy special on Netflix, The Comedy Line Up. Griefcast won Gold (always believe in your soul) in Best Entertainment, Best Interview + also...

Duration:01:14:28

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