Epidemic: The Great Plague

Epidemic: The Great Plague

Available on BBC Select, Prime Video
Tragedy. Sacrifice. Disinformation. The historical records covering the devastating Bubonic Plague outbreak that swept through Europe in the 1600s have eerie similarities with the global coronavirus crisis. Can lessons be learned from this plague that we can apply today? Xand van Tulleken, Raksha Dave and John Sergeant trace the spread of the Great Plague of 1665 week by week and chart its impact.
Starring Raksha Dave, John Sergeant, Dr Xand van Tulleken