A Woman on the Edge of Time

A Woman on the Edge of Time

By BBC Radio 4

Drama of the Week

Friday, 14 June

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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