Woman On The Edge Of Time, A [15 Minute Drama]

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01Episode 1: The Fault Line20190610

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
Bob.....Sean Baker
Simon.....Christopher Harper
Nurse.....Debbie Korley
Hannah.....Sarah Ovens
Aunt Susie.....Susan Jameson
Tasha.....Elaine Claxton
Shirley.....Catherine Cusack
Susan.....Georgie Glen
Tom.....James Bolam
Friend.....David Hounslow

Jeremy Gavron's quest to piece together why, in 1965, his mother Hannah took her own life.

Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations

01The Fault Line20190610

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
Bob.....Sean Baker
Simon.....Christopher Harper
Nurse.....Debbie Korley
Hannah.....Sarah Ovens
Aunt Susie.....Susan Jameson
Tasha.....Elaine Claxton
Shirley.....Catherine Cusack
Susan.....Georgie Glen
Tom.....James Bolam
Friend.....David Hounslow

In 1965, Hannah Gavron took her own life. Forty years later, her son tries to discover why

Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations

02Episode 2: The Affair20190611

Jeremy Gavron was just four in 1965, when his mother, Hannah, a bright young sociologist and writer, took her own life. Four decades later, he tries to piece together events before her death. He begins by talking to some of Hannah's schoolfriends and learns the details of her teenage relationship with the school's headmaster.

Jeremy Gavron's book is dramatized by Sarah Daniels and stars Dominic Mafham, Elaine Claxton and Georgie Glen.

Directed by Emma Harding

Jeremy Gavron.....Dominic Mafham
Judy Gavron.....Helen Clapp
Young Leah.....Amy-Jayne Leigh
Young Mima.....Megan Webb
Bob.....Sean Baker
Simon.....Christopher Harper
Nurse.....Debbie Korley
Hannah.....Sarah Ovens
Aunt Susie.....Susan Jameson
Tasha.....Elaine Claxton
Shirley.....Catherine Cusack
Susan.....Georgie Glen
Tom.....James Bolam
Friend.....David Hounslow

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

Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations

02The Affair20190611

Jeremy Gavron was just four in 1965, when his mother, Hannah, a bright young sociologist and writer, took her own life. Four decades later, he tries to piece together events before her death. He begins by talking to some of Hannah's schoolfriends and learns the details of her teenage relationship with the school's headmaster.

Jeremy Gavron's book is dramatized by Sarah Daniels and stars Dominic Mafham, Elaine Claxton and Georgie Glen.

Directed by Emma Harding

Jeremy Gavron.....Dominic Mafham
Judy Gavron.....Helen Clapp
Young Leah.....Amy-Jayne Leigh
Young Mima.....Megan Webb
Bob.....Sean Baker
Simon.....Christopher Harper
Nurse.....Debbie Korley
Hannah.....Sarah Ovens
Aunt Susie.....Susan Jameson
Tasha.....Elaine Claxton
Shirley.....Catherine Cusack
Susan.....Georgie Glen
Tom.....James Bolam
Friend.....David Hounslow

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

Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations

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03Episode 3: Wanting it All20190612

In 1965, Hannah Gavron, a bright young sociologist and writer, took her own life. 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 coax his father into telling him more about Hannah's life.

Jeremy Gavron's book is dramatised by Sarah Daniels and stars Dominic Mafham, Georgie Glen and Sean Baker.

Directed by Emma Harding

Jeremy Gavron.....Dominic Mafham
Judy Gavron.....Helen Clapp
Young Leah.....Amy-Jayne Leigh
Young Mima.....Megan Webb
Bob.....Sean Baker
Simon.....Christopher Harper
Nurse.....Debbie Korley
Hannah.....Sarah Ovens
Aunt Susie.....Susan Jameson
Tasha.....Elaine Claxton
Shirley.....Catherine Cusack
Susan.....Georgie Glen
Tom.....James Bolam
Friend.....David Hounslow

Jeremy Gavron's quest to piece together why, in 1965, his mother Hannah took her own life.

Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations

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04Episode 4: Messed Up20190613

Jeremy Gavron's quest to piece together why, in 1965, his mother Hannah - a bright, pioneering young sociologist - took her own life. Jeremy finally summons the courage to call the man his mother was having an affair with at the time of her death. Jeremy Gavron's book is dramatized by Sarah Daniels and stars Dominic Mafham and James Bolam.

Directed by Emma Harding

Jeremy Gavron.....Dominic Mafham
Tom.....James Bolam
Daphne.....Catherine Cusack
Judy.....Helen Clapp
Bob.....Sean Baker

Jeremy Gavron's quest to piece together why, in 1965, his mother Hannah took her own life.

Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations

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05Episode 5: Before Her Time20190614

In 1965, Hannah Gavron, a bright young sociologist and writer, took her own life. She left behind a suicide note, two small children and a book that later became a celebrated feminist textbook, The Captive Wife. Four decades on, her son Jeremy talks to fellow sociologists about the frustrations of his mother's academic career. Jeremy Gavron's book is dramatised by Sarah Daniels and stars Dominic Mafham, Georgie Glen and Elaine Claxton.

Directed by Emma Harding

Jeremy Gavron.....Dominic Mafham
Judy Gavron.....Helen Clapp
Older Leah.....Debbie Korley
Hannah.....Sarah Ovens
Ann.....Elaine Claxton
Bernice.....Georgie Glen
Aunt Susie.....Susan Jameson
Young Leah.....Amy-Jayne Leigh
Young Mima.....Megan Webb
Bob.....Sean Baker
Simon.....Christopher Harper
Shirley.....Catherine Cusack
Tom.....James Bolam
Friend.....David Hounslow

Jeremy Gavron's quest to piece together why, in 1965, his mother Hannah took her own life.

Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations