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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.

Grierson Awards War in the Blood

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."

Further information

Dr Martin Pule and Dr Claire Roddie UCL
War in the Blood, a film about CAR T-cell therapy

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