TX Channel 4. Sunday 8th April 2012, 10pm.
Filmed & Directed by: Srik Narayanan
Produced by: Liz Collier & Lucinda Duxbury
Executive Producers: Nick Curwin & Magnus Temple
Two thousand years ago, Jesus was brutally executed. Over the centuries, the crucifixion symbol has become an object of devotion, bringing comfort and peace to millions. Now it is being reinterpreted by Gunther von Hagens – controversial anatomist, atheist and self-styled Dr Death. Gory stunt, or something else? In this special for Easter Sunday on Channel 4, as Gunther grapples with Christ’s mortality, he is unexpectedly forced to confront his own.