How the Victorians Built Britain

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How the Victorians Built Britain: How Britain Healed the World
How Britain Healed the World
Season 2  |  Episode 5  |  SBS  |  August 31, 2020

Michael Buerk discovers how bold Victorian experiments and Cathedrals of Medicine built Britain and revolutionised the medical world. He begins in Edinburgh with murderers Burke and Hare, revealing the gruesome roots of modern anatomy, and the macabre justice doled out for those caught flaunting the system.

Michael Buerk discovers how bold Victorian experiments and Cathedrals of Medicine built Britain and revolutionised the medical world. He begins in Edinburgh with murderers Burke and Hare, revealing the gruesome roots of modern anatomy, and the macabre justice doled out for those caught flaunting the system.

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