A young girl is very ill but her family are too afraid to ask anyone for help in case she is taken away and doesn't return - like all the others. Meanwhile, Dr Henry Gaulter has begun to plot cholera outbreaks on a map and begins to believe there is a link between poverty and cholera.

Could be the first activity in a study of living conditions in northern cities during the Industrial Revolution. After watching the clip hold an imaginary news conference with the teacher in role as Dr Henry Gaulter, answering challenging questions from a class of reporters. Points could be awarded for especially pertinent questions, with a prize certificate for the 'journalist of the lesson'.