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Fall of the Shah


The revolution that shook the world. A drama based on real events in Iran 40 years ago. Starring Dame Diana Rigg.


27:50 | Mar 25th, 2019

Enemies are put on trial as Ayatollah Khomeini consolidates his power, in the final episode of the drama. But is this justice, or a desire for revenge? #FalloftheShah

27:46 | Jan 28th, 2019

Something is coming. Can America's friendship with Iran survive? In the first episode of the nine-part drama, US President Jimmy Carter visits Tehran in December 1977. #FalloftheShah
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One of my favorite dramatized history podcasts. I hope the BBC keeps experimenting with this I. The future

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28:27 | Mar 18th, 2019

Protesters surround the US Embassy. Meanwhile, in episode eight, there’s a power clash in the race to become Iran’s new prime minister. #FalloftheShah

28:15 | Mar 11th, 2019

Millions gather in Iran’s streets to welcome the exiled Ayatollah Khomeini. In the seventh episode of the drama, can the new prime minister maintain order? #FalloftheShah

28:09 | Mar 4th, 2019

The Shah is forced to quit Iran to make way for the new prime minister. Sharpour Bakhtiar is a liberal – and a former prisoner of the Shah. In episode six of the drama, the revolution is moving forwar...Show More
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