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A Woman on the Edge of Time

In 1965, young sociologist Hannah Gavron took her own life. Her son tries to find out why

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............. Dominic Mafham
Judy.............. Helen Clapp
Leah............. Debbie Korley
Hannah..............Sarah Ovens
Bob.............. Sean Baker
Young Leah...............Amy-Jayne Leigh
Mima...............Megan Webb
Aunt Susie..............Susan Jameson
Tom.............James Bolam
All other parts were played by Elaine Claxton, Catherine Cusack, Chris Harper, David Hounslow and Georgie Glen.

This drama originally aired on BBC Radio 4

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1 hour, 8 minutes

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