Miriam Margolyes spoke about the frustrations of being a carer, which led her to strike her paralysed mother, during a dedicated episode of the BBC’s longrunning Imagine documentary series.
The 80-year-old actor told presenter Alan Yentob about her relationship with her late mother Ruth, whose health deteriorated after suffering a stroke.
Margolyes visibly teared up while continuing: “The thing that really gets to me is that my mother forgave me.
Miriam Margolyes: Up for Grabs is available to stream on BBC iPlayer now.
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