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Losing a parent; the good, the bad, and the banter.

Welcome to the Dead Parent Club Podcast’s official website. 

We are a club full of friendship, tears, laughter, brutal honesty, and one massive thing in common.

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Dead funny: why we use humour to deal with grief

Here at DPC HQ we’re all about the #banter. The DPC wouldn’t be the DPC without a shed load of dead parent jokes; it’s what our friendship is built on. But we are well aware that not everyone enjoys joking about death. Many people see or hear us laughing about it and...

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Living with a mental illness

Do I look like I suffer with depression and anxiety? Or do I look like a happy 23 year old with the world at my feet? This highlights my very first point; mental illnesses do not have a face. Sometimes, it isn't recognisable. 1 in 4 of us will suffer from a mental...

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Grieving at university

It’s that time of year again! Whether you’re heading back to university for another year, or starting your first, it can be an exciting and equally overwhelming time. New city, new friends, new bedroom, new support network. INTRODUCTION We recently interviewed Sam...

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Kat Hooker

Kat Hooker

Co-Founder & Host

I wanted to start this project because losing a parent can make you feel so lonely. It will be nice for people to feel like there’s some sort of community out there for them to reach out to. 
Sam Vidler

Sam Vidler


I’ve been determined to create something that would help people in similar situations, which has ultimately led to the birth of the DPC Podcast.
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