Written by John Dryden.
Dr Jan Roldano (Ben Daniels) a microbiologist and WHO advisor on infectious diseases, arrives in Bangkok to give a keynote lecture at a medical conference. Whilst there, he is invited to observe the local authority's handling of an outbreak of bird flu.
But when a new virulent strain, 'Red Eye', emerges - causing bleeding eyes followed by death - he finds himself trapped in Thailand, unable to fly home to his wife and son. As the virus spreads at a terrifying pace, his investigations lead him to one inescapable and terrible conclusion...
Dr Jan Roldano....Ben Daniels
Dr Ahmai....Pawit Mahasarinand
Minister Laksan....Danai Thiangdham
Other parts are played by Ellie Marleen, Ulli Schneider, Chanida Yasiri, Teerawat Mulvilai, Jarunun Phantachat, Ornanong Thaisriwong, Kosin Pomiam, Soontorn Meesri, Andrea Lowe and Marene Vanholk
Casting: Marilyn Johnson and Nadir Khan
Production Manager: Jarunan Phantachat
Sound Recordist: Ayush Ahuja
Sound Design: Steve Bond
Music: Sacha Putnam
Producer : Nadir Khan
Executive Producer: Gordon House
Recorded in Bangkok, Thailand
Producer/Director: John Dryden
A Goldhawk Production for BBC Radio 4.
Dr Jan Roldano is in Bangkok to give a lecture, when a new virulent flu strain emerges.