The Great Plague

November 2020
1:00:00

Series 1, Episode 3 - Aftermath

3.0 11 x
Xand visits Samuel Pepys's parish church and discovers the sad tale of the Poole family who within 11 days lost all 5 of their children. He also heads to Eyam in Derbyshire, revealing the heroic story of self-sacrifice that saw this village of 700 lock themselves in, to try to stop the disease spreading to surrounding town...
1:00:00

Series 1, Episode 2 - Decimation

3.0 9 x
Xand heads to St Barts hospital where he discovers records showing that, while many doctors fled the outbreak, nursing staff stayed behind, risking their lives to help the sick.
1:00:00

Series 1, Episode 1 - Outbreak

3.5 8 x
Medic Xand van Tulleken, archaeologist Raksha Dave and journalist John Sergeant trace the epidemic back to its source in the parish of St Giles in the Fields, now at the heart of London's theatreland.
1:00:00

Series 1, Episode 3 - Aftermath

3.0 33 x
Xand visits Samuel Pepys's parish church and discovers the sad tale of the Poole family who within 11 days lost all 5 of their children. He also heads to Eyam in Derbyshire, revealing the heroic story of self-sacrifice that saw this village of 700 lock themselves in, to try to stop the disease spreading to surrounding town...
1:00:00

Series 1, Episode 2 - Decimation

3.0 24 x
Xand heads to St Barts hospital where he discovers records showing that, while many doctors fled the outbreak, nursing staff stayed behind, risking their lives to help the sick.
1:00:00

Series 1, Episode 1 - Outbreak

4.0 63 x
Medic Xand van Tulleken, archaeologist Raksha Dave and journalist John Sergeant trace the epidemic back to its source in the parish of St Giles in the Fields, now at the heart of London's theatreland.
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