In 1965, Hannah Gavron, a bright 29 year old sociologist and mother took her own life. Forty years later, her son Jeremy sets out to discover why. Dramatised by Sarah Daniels.
In 1965, Hannah Gavron – a 29 year old, bright, sophisticated sociologist – gassed herself in a flat in Primrose Hill, north London. She left behind a suicide note, two small children, and an about-to-be-published manuscript: The Captive Wife. Four decades later, her son Jeremy tries to piece together the events that led to her death. Jeremy Gavron's book is dramatized by Sarah Daniels and stars Dominic Mafham, Helen Clapp and James Bolam.
Directed by Emma Harding
Jeremy Gavron.....Dominic Mafham
Judy Gavron.....Helen Clapp
Young Leah.....Amy-Jayne Leigh
Young Mima.....Megan Webb
Aunt Susie.....Susan Jameson
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