Welcome to the home of The Art of Dying Well podcast. These programmes aim to make death and dying something we can talk about openly without discomfort or fear. Our award-winning podcast features an interview with a guest on a key topic, moving on to a little 'Death Chatter' before finishing with the 'Voice from the Bedside Chair'.

27th October 2022

Episode 31: The Philosophy of Life and Death

In this special edition of the podcast we take a deep dive into the philosophy of life and death. For this episode only, focusing solely on these complex existential issues, we chat to Dr Christopher Hamilton, author and Reader in Philosophy at King’s College London.

31st July 2022

Episode 30: Why End of Life Companionship Matters

In this episode we explore why end of life companionship matters. We’re joined by Patrick Dollard of Compassionate Neighbours; Razna Al Faradhi from Eden Care, an organisation that pairs befrienders with those nearing end of life; and Dr Lynne Bassett with the ‘Voice from the Bedside Chair’.

7th May 2022

Episode 29: Living well, ageing well, and dying well

Our latest podcast explores living well and companionship at the end of life. Can art teach us more about living well? And can creativity enhance our lives even as we move towards death? We chat to art expert Lynne Hanley, and Alejandra Fong of our End of Life Companionship project with the St Vincent de Paul Society.

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