Profiles - Men aged under 60
Peter worked as a railway signaller until he had a massive heart attack in January 2013. He spent a month in a coma and doctors thought he was unlikely to survive. The near-death experience made him re-evaluate his life. He has three children and currently lives by himself after recently separating from his wife.
Mike works full-time as a self-employed Quantity Surveyor. He lives together with his fiancé, they have no children. Ethnic background: White British.
Roy and Janet
Roy is a retired hospital porter and carer for his wife Janet, who is disabled. They have been married for 35 years, have 5 children and live in a bungalow together with one of their sons. Ethnic background: White British.
Simon is married and has an adult stepson. He is employed by the local authority as a support worker. Ethnicity: White English.