Mary and Martha

BBC One exclusive: Mary and Martha

BBC One exclusive: Mary and Martha

Written by Richard Curtis, Mary and Martha is a film about two women brought together through the shared tragedy of losing a child to malaria.

Starring Hilary Swank and Brenda Blethyn, its exploration of courage, dignity and solidarity in grief is both heartbreaking and uplifting.

Inspired by Mary and Martha?

Inspired by Mary and Martha?

Comic Relief supports many projects devoted to tackling malaria. You can help by fundraising for Red Nose Day. It’s easy, fun, and really does transform people’s lives.

Save lives with a donation

Save lives with a donation

In Uganda, just £5 could pay for a mosquito net that can protect a sleeping mother and child from potentially fatal mosquito bites that spread malaria.

More about malaria

More about malaria

To find out more about malaria, head to Malaria No More, FCO: Travel Health and the Malaria Consortium.