Spanish Flu: The Forgotten Fallen

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  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 2009
  • Running time: 60 min
Spanish Flu: The Forgotten Fallen is a 2009 television drama. It deals with Dr James Niven's attempts to deal with the 1918 flu pandemic in Manchester. Its screenplay was written by Peter Harness and it starred Bill Paterson as Niven, along with Mark... read more

Spanish Flu: The Forgotten Fallen is a 2009 television drama. It deals with Dr James Niven's attempts to deal with the 1918 flu pandemic in Manchester. Its screenplay was written by Peter Harness and it starred Bill Paterson as Niven, along with Mark Gatiss, Kenneth Cranham and Charlotte Riley. It was first broadcast on BBC Four on 5 August 2009.

Original Release

08/05/2009

Cast

Mark Gatiss Ernest Dunks
Charlotte Riley Peggy Lytton
Bill Paterson Dr James Niven
Raffey Cassidy Ellen
Paul Freeman Sir Arthur Newsholme
Kenneth Cranham MJ O'Loughlin
Ian Mercer Stanford
Kate Ambler Mrs. Houlston
John Branwell Lord Mayor
John Draycott Constable
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Justin Hardy

Writers

Peter Harness, Peter Guinness

Cast

Mark Gatiss Ernest Dunks
Charlotte Riley Peggy Lytton
Bill Paterson Dr James Niven
Raffey Cassidy Ellen
Paul Freeman Sir Arthur Newsholme
Kenneth Cranham MJ O'Loughlin
Ian Mercer Stanford
Kate Ambler Mrs. Houlston
John Branwell Lord Mayor
John Draycott Constable
Gerard Fletcher Journalist
Olwen May Elsa Kershaw
Jack McMullen Tommy
Martin Oldfield Superintendent
Sarah Parks Matron
Will Tacey Mortician

Producers

Patrick Spence Executive Producer
Susan Horth Producer
Adrian Kelly Producer
Daire Stewart Producer

Editors

Alastair Reid

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