Description
In July 1518 a terrifying and mysterious plague struck the medieval city of Strasbourg.
By the time the epidemic subsided, heat and exhaustion had claimed many lives, leaving thousands bewildered and bereaved.
The South Bank, London.
2011.
Is it happening again?
By Julian Simpson.
Based on an original idea by Anita Sullivan.
With
Robin Lustig
Jim Libby
Jana Carpenter
Tom Salinsky
Deborah Frances White
Matt Banister
Jessica Pidsley
Jessica Regan
Producer: Karen Rose
A Sweet Talk Production for BBC Radio 4.
1518.
Strasbourg.
Plague strikes.
Many dead.
London.

Series

Broadcast Details

  • First broadcast 20111010 (
    • r4

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