43 episodes

Emily Benita and Anna Burtt introduce The Mother Of All Losses, a podcast exploring the often unfathomable death of a mother.

The Mother Of All Losses Anna Burtt, Emily Benita

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.5 • 15 Ratings

Emily Benita and Anna Burtt introduce The Mother Of All Losses, a podcast exploring the often unfathomable death of a mother.

    The Mother Of All Losses | Anna & Emily 2023 Round-Up

    The Mother Of All Losses | Anna & Emily 2023 Round-Up

    With the end of 2023 in sight, Anna and Emily reflect on the past year, and are joined by a very special guest.

    • 27 min
    The Mother Of All Losses | Bonus Live Episode | The Death Festival with Amber Jeffrey

    The Mother Of All Losses | Bonus Live Episode | The Death Festival with Amber Jeffrey

    We have a bonus episode for you!

    Anna and Emily have a catch up about what they've been up to and how their grief is in relation to big and exciting life events. Them, sit back and enjoy a live recording of Anna in conversation with the amazing Amber Jeffrey from The Grief Gang at the inaugural Death Festival in Brighton.

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    • 1 hr 20 min
    The Mother Of All Losses | S4E10 | Round-Up

    The Mother Of All Losses | S4E10 | Round-Up

    Anna and Emily check in for a quick update of how their grief is - at the time of recording! - then go on a whistle stop tour of the wonderful guests in S4.

    • 27 min
    The Mother Of All Losses | S4E9 | Matt & Mary May Elaine

    The Mother Of All Losses | S4E9 | Matt & Mary May Elaine

    Anna and Emily are joined by writer Matt Ortile, who introduces his mom, Mary May Elaine. They discuss Mary May Elaine's elegance and class, dating while grieving and Matt's impending return to Manila, the first time since 2020 - and her death.

    • 58 min
    The Mother Of All Losses | S4E8 | Karla Soumia & Julie

    The Mother Of All Losses | S4E8 | Karla Soumia & Julie

    Anna and Emily are joined by Karla Soumia, who introduces her mum, Julie. They discuss the role faith has played in Karla Soumia's grief, the importance of feeling your feelings, as well as a phenomenal graveyard coincidence.

    • 51 min
    The Mother Of All Losses | S4E7 | Heidi & Jean

    The Mother Of All Losses | S4E7 | Heidi & Jean

    CONTENT NOTE: Contains descriptions of abuse. Anna and Emily are joined by writer Heidi James who introduces her mum, Jean. They discuss the fierce highs and lows of their complicated relationship, the impact of that in Heidi's life and how Twitter can understand when no one else does.

    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

She-Clown ,

Frank, funny and true

The hosts of this podcast are really good company and the depth and intelligence and humour with which they discuss the impact of a mother’s death and how they and their guests manage such loss is heartening. Well worth your time.

Tsilvester ,

Brilliant podcast

Great show and very comforting and funny, looking forward to future episodes and insights.

amyisles ,

Open and honest conversation about grief

Anna and Emily have created a space for such important and interesting conversations about such a tender and often hidden part of life. So relatable, funny at times, moving in others. A must listen for everyone, especially those you are in the throes of grief, or know someone who is.

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