Dr Michael Mosley and the BBC have been given unprecedented access to Britons top-secret weapons research facility, Porton Down. Here you will find some of the most deadly substances in the world which are being tested to ensure the national security of the United Kingdom, everything from chemical to biological, both new and old are found at Porton Down. As the facility celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2016 the threat of an attack using one of these weapons is just as high as ever accept researchers now have technology on their side to help.
This revealing documentary shows how some of the chemical and biological weapons are being handled at the facility as well as showing the audience the effects of the less deadly agents on the presenter himself! Over the years Porton Down weapons research facility has done some pretty horrific agent testing on both humans and animals in the name of protecting the country, has it been worth it? Inside Porton Down: Britains Secret Weapons Research Facility documentary investigates.