War in the Blood wins Best Science Documentary prize
13 November 2020
The BBC 2 documentary 'War in the Blood' highlighting the UCL CAR T programme led by Dr Martin Pule has won the Sargent-Disc Best Science Documentary in the annual Grierson Awards.
The British Documentary Awards (also known as the Griersons), recognise and celebrate documentaries from Britain and abroad that have made a significant contribution to the genre and that demonstrate quality, integrity, creativity, originality and overall excellence.
Speaking of War in the Blood, the judges said: “The winner is an extraordinary film: captivating from start to finish. It highlighted both the objectivity and humanity of scientists. And the access and relationships of trust developed with contributors made this film a compelling, and sometimes heart-breaking, watch."
- The UCL CAR T programme
- Watch The Grierson Awards 2020 online (YouTube)
- Dr Martin Pule
- Dr Claire Roddie
- Professor Emma Morris
- Professor Karl Peggs
- A UCL film: CAR T-cell therapy in 60 seconds
- UCL NIHR BRC
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