(BBC 1990)

Chilling drama set in the future when draconian powers have been given to the authorities under the new Secret Emergency Provisions of the Dangerous Disease Act. Dr Juliet Horwitz finds herself hooded, handcuffed and interrogated by a ruthless pair, as does a scientist Alex McPherson, both of whom are the key to finding Martin Pitt, a virus carrier who has disappeared.

Producer: Peter Broughan

Writer: Malcolm Mckay

Director: Roy Battersby

Starring: Janet McTeer, Roy Marsden, Tim Roth, Bill Paterson, Imelda Staunton, Ciaran Hinds

(Part of the “The Play on One” series)