Jemima: who owns our life? - The Story podcast

In 2017, Jemima Dixon, who suffered from a complex form of multiple sclerosis, died in an assisted death at a clinic in Switzerland. She became one of hundreds of Britons to end their life this way. But for each individual, there are many more loved ones left behind, including Jemima’s sister, Annabel, and their mother. In this documentary, we hear the complex emotions and tensions that can arise for families like the Dixons as they grapple with Jemima’s enormous decision. And through conversations recorded before her death, we’ll hear how it felt from Jemima’s point of view too