Degrees Of Separation, Ashes

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Series of linked stories by Katie Hims on the theme of separation, based on experiences sent in by Woman's Hour listeners.

Rishi is a doctor whose sister has unexpectedly died, leaving the family, and especially her mother, grief stricken.

The old lady turns on Leela's husband Paolo, who is trying to cope with his own loss.

Rishi Hussein - Saikat Ahamed

Vanhi - Taru Devani

Paolo - Andy Morton.

When Rishi's sister dies, his mother's grief causes a major family quarrel.