Care: TV drama to reveal anguish of dementia

01 December 2018 – Express

Sheridan Smith and Alison Steadman will star alongside Sinead Keenan in Care, a 90-minute film based on the experiences of writer Gillian Juckes. The drama was co-written by Ms Juckes and Cracker creator Jimmy McGovern, and follows single mother Jenny (Sheridan Smith), whose life is turned upside down when her mother Mary (Alison Steadman) suffers a stroke and develops dementia.

Dementia describes different brain disorders that trigger a loss of brain function and symptoms include memory loss, confusion and problems with speech and understanding.

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Ed. This will be broadcast on BBC One on 09.12.2018 at 9pm.

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