The social support network does appear to rally around the widower
after the loss of his spouse, but much of that increased support is no longer evident at 12 months despite the issue of continued aging.
He is now challenging the government's decision to deny payment of such benefits to widowers
and has been granted a provisional application by the European Court of Human Rights.
Since her death at 31-years-old from a blood deficiency, Mr Jewell, 44, has fought to win the same benefits payments for widowers
as their female counterparts.
The scene is taken from ITV drama The Widower
, in which the actor, best known for BBC comedy The League of Gentlemen, stars as the twisted killer.
alleged doctors refused his wife's requests because there was a foetal heartbeat.
HELPLESS 3 Widower
John was left on trolley in hospital corridor after being taken in with chest pains
Ten years later, he read about another widower
winning his claim for benefits after taking the case to the European Court of Human Rights.
Jim Duffy, widower
and forcibly "retired" CIA agent, is brought back into service to track down the rumored sale of nuclear devices by Kazakhstan-exiting Russians to the military surrogates of an Iranian mullah.
But there is no big inheritance for widower