‘The Mad Death’ released on DVD for the first time!

❉ BBC’s thriller about an outbreak of rabies released on DVD by Simply Media 7 May 2018.

Starring Richard Heffer, Barbara Kellerman and Ed Bishop and directed by BAFTA-nominee Robert Young, The Mad Death is a disturbing and chilling three-part thriller that examined in terrifying detail the potential consequences of a rabies outbreak in Britain. Shown in 1983 at the height of Britain’s paranoia about the potential outbreak of the disease.

Barbara Kellerman as Dr. Anne Maitland and Richard Morant as Johnny Dalry. 

When a tourist from France cannot bear to leave her cat at home while she travels on holiday, she smuggles it in to Scotland for her trip. But what she doesn’t know is her pet is infected with a deadly disease, which goes unnoticed as it infects the animal population. The Mad Death has already spread far when it is finally noticed when it claims its first human victim.

This sparks off a deadly rabies outbreak, which threatens to attack the entire nation. Michael Hillard (Richard Heffer) and Ann Maitland (Barbara Kellerman) join forces to fight the dreadful disease, with one trying to contain the outbreak, and the other trying to trace the virus back to its source to save others from an agonising death.

Barbara Kellerman as Dr Anne Maitland in The Mad Death a three part thriller about an outbreak of rabies in Scotland

Regular We Are Cult readers may remember that we published an article about The Mad Death in December 2017. In case you missed it, click here to check it out!

The Mad Death, the BBC’s nightmarish vision of Britain under attack by a rabies outbreak is released on DVD for the first time 7th May 2018.

Thanks to Simply Media, home of DVD releases of cult British TV, We Are Cult are pleased to be able to offer our readers a special discount code to get 10% OFF all titles available on their website, including The Mad Death!

Apply the discount code CULT10 to get 10% off all orders on our website www.simplyhe.com. If you apply the code at checkout you will get 10% off.


❉ The Mad Death (DVD) is released on DVD by Simply Media on 7th May 2018. Run Time: 3 hours. Discs: 1. Click here to pre-order!  Apply the discount code CULT10 at checkout to get 10% off.

❉ News source: Simply Media.

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