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15 Minute Drama

A Woman on the Edge of Time

Episode 2: The Affair

Duration: 14 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

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 Show less

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