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Death Wish: The Untold Story

Synopsis
What makes life possible is death, and lots of it. Every cell in the body is prepared to die, to sacrifice itself for the body’s good. This ‘suicide programme’ is the natural healing mechanism that protects us from cancer. This film follows the trail of chance discoveries, accidents and revelations which have brought this idea and its creators from obscurity to the cutting edge of biological and medical research.
Series
Horizon, Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 50 min.
Year of production
1994
Availability
Sale; 2000 sale: £99.00 (+VAT +p&p)
Notes
Broadcast on BBC2 on 7 Feb 1994.
Subjects
Medical sciences
Keywords
cell biology; cell death; physiology - human

Credits

Producer
David Malone
Writer
David Malone
Contributor
Jana Bennett

Production Company

Name

BBC Television

Distributor

Name

BBC Active Video for Learning

Contact
Carolina Fernandez Jeremy Wilcox (CF - for educational enquiries JW - channel sales manager)
Email
bbcactivevideoforlearning@pearson.com
Web
http://www.bbcactivevideoforlearning.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7010 2751 or 2760
Fax
020 7010 6965
Address
Mezzanine
80 Strand
London
WC2R 0RL
Notes
BBC Active is a joint venture between BBC Worldwide and Pearson Education. Formerly known as ‘BBC Worldwide Learning Studies’ and before that as ‘Videos for Education & Training’

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