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Home > Screenings > Passion Distribution > Epidemic: The Great Plague

Producer: Voltage TV, Motion Content Group

Genres: Documentary, Factual

3 x 60’

Between 1665 and 1666 The Great Plague claimed the lives of 1 in 4 London residents, leading to a death toll of 200 000.

Through heart breaking human stories, brand new science and experimental history, this series sheds new light on the infamous epidemic.

Medic Dr Xand van Tulleken , archaeologist Raksha Dave and journalist John Sergeant unpack the story of the plague, day by day, week by week and month by month. Xand is our guide to the outbreak in London, while Raksha undertakes the experiments and John explores the remedies.