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  • THE TRUTH BEHIND ZOMBIES

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It begins as an outbreak: humans exhibiting an extreme level of violence, entranced states and a descent into madness.  Within days, the epidemic has spread, with fear and tales of the walking dead gripping the planet.  But while these tell-tale zombie characteristics are more blockbuster Hollywood movie than real-life pandemic, is there some truth behind the zombie myth?

Zombies: The Truth explores the origin of zombies, their religious roots and whether mutated virus strains could cause devastation of zombie proportions. With commentary from zombie enthusiasts and cult experts, virologists and mathematical epidemiologists, this unique show separates the truths from the fiction that surrounds one of popular cultures most tangible monsters. 

By the end of this programme you’ll know how to survive a real-life zombie attack!

EPISODE GUIDE

  • The Truth Behind Zombies
    We decipher the truths and the fiction surrounding the Zombie character, and look into its origins, links with voodoo and other possibilities.
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