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Breaking the Mould: The Story of Penicillin


History books tell us that Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin, but that's not the whole story. This drama uncovers the forgotten team involved in the development and manufacture of the drug that transformed medicine.

Credits

  • Producer Pier Wilkie
  • Professor Howard Florey Dominic West
  • Professor Alexander Fleming Denis Lawson
  • Dr Ernst Chain Oliver Dimsdale
  • Norman Heatley Joe Armstrong
  • Dr Edward Mellanby John Sessions
  • Dr Margaret Jennings Kate Fleetwood
  • Dr Arthur Gardener Stephen Boxer
  • Dr Ethel Florey Amanda Douge
  • Charles Fletcher Sam Heughan
  • Cecil Weir Ian Lindsay
  • Master Christopher Godwin
  • Charles Florey Harry Hosier Beeson
  • Paquita Florey Ambra Lily Keegan
  • Albert Alexander Jefferson Hall
  • Janet Joanna Horton
  • Mr Cox Peter McNeil O'Connor
  • Mother Sarah Ball
  • Suit One Julien Ball
  • Johnny Cox Henry Wood
  • Mrs Campbell Renton Dolly Wells
  • Journalist No. 2 Phillip Langhorne
  • Journalist No. 1 Andrew McKay
  • Director Peter Hoar
  • Writer Kate Brooke
  • Producer Pier Wilkie
  • Professor Howard Florey Dominic West
  • Professor Alexander Fleming Denis Lawson
  • Dr Ernst Chain Oliver Dimsdale
  • Norman Heatley Joe Armstrong
  • Dr Edward Mellanby John Sessions
  • Dr Margaret Jennings Kate Fleetwood
  • Dr Arthur Gardener Stephen Boxer
  • Dr Ethel Florey Amanda Douge
  • Charles Fletcher Sam Heughan
  • Cecil Weir Ian Lindsay
  • Master Christopher Godwin
  • Albert Alexander Jefferson Hall
  • Janet Joanna Horton
  • Director Peter Hoar
  • Writer Kate Brooke
  • Charles Florey Harry Hosier-Beeson
  • Paquita Florey Ambra Keegan
  • Producer Pier Wilkie
  • Professor Howard Florey Dominic West
  • Professor Alexander Fleming Denis Lawson
  • Dr Ernst Chain Oliver Dimsdale
  • Norman Heatley Joe Armstrong
  • Dr Edward Mellanby John Sessions
  • Dr Margaret Jennings Kate Fleetwood
  • Dr Arthur Gardener Stephen Boxer
  • Dr Ethel Florey Amanda Douge
  • Charles Fletcher Sam Heughan
  • Cecil Weir Ian Lindsay
  • Master Christopher Godwin
  • Paquita Florey Ambra Lily Keegan
  • Albert Alexander Jefferson Hall
  • Janet Joanna Horton
  • Mr Cox Peter McNeil O'Connor
  • Mother Sarah Ball
  • Suit One Julien Ball
  • Johnny Cox Henry Wood
  • Mrs Campbell Renton Dolly Wells
  • Journalist No. 2 Phillip Langhorne
  • Journalist No. 1 Andrew McKay
  • Director Peter Hoar
  • Writer Kate Brooke
  • Charles Florey Harry Hosier-Beeson