Britain's Coronavirus Catastrophe

Channel 4


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The story of the critical decisions and events taken in the dramatic days that led to UK lockdown.

Britain's confirmed Covid-19 death rate is one of the world's highest. Why? Much still remains secret but with the help of insiders and experts, Antony Barnett reveals key moments in the dramatic days before lockdown and shows how the decisions made then have shaped the subsequent epidemic.

"Clear-headed and immaculately sourced - essential viewing" - "i"

First Broadcast

June 3, 2020




Antony Barnett

Director of Photography

Jamie Bowles

Production Manager

Natalie Triebwasser

Film Editor and Graphics

Tom Lowe

Associate Producer

Danielle Davis

Executive Producer

Eamonn Matthews


Monika Ghosh

Directed and Produced by
Alasdair Glennie


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