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The Flu That Killed 50 Million (2018)

It is 1918 and the end of WWI. Millions have died, and the world is exhausted by war. But soon a new horror is sweeping the world, a terrifying virus that will kill more than fifty million people - the Spanish flu.

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Andrew Thompson

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Christopher Eccleston ... Narrator (voice)
Wendy Barclay Wendy Barclay ... Herself, professor, Imperial College London
Catharine Arnold Catharine Arnold ... Herself, author of 'Pandemic 1918: The Story of the Deadliest Influenza in History'
Mark Harrison Mark Harrison ... Himself, professor, University of Oxford
Mark Honigsbaum Mark Honigsbaum ... Himself, lecturer at City University of London
Michael Bresalier Michael Bresalier ... Himself, lecturer in the history of medicine, Swansea University
Paul Birchard Paul Birchard ... William Welch
Iain Davie Iain Davie ... Ernest Gibson
Jeremy Edwards Jeremy Edwards ... Basil Hood
Kenny Fullwood ... Alexander Jamieson
Amy Kennedy Amy Kennedy ... Katherine Garvin
Hannah MacPhail Hannah MacPhail ... Ada Berry
Isabel McClelland Isabel McClelland ... Mary Dobson
Brian Pettifer ... Victor Vaughan
Allan Tall Allan Tall ... James Niven
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It is 1918 and the end of WWI. Millions have died, and the world is exhausted by war. But soon a new horror is sweeping the world, a terrifying virus that will kill more than fifty million people - the Spanish flu.

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Official Sites:

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 September 2018 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Espanjantauti, tappava pandemia See more »

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