Fall of the Shah

By BBC World Service

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 Feb 20, 2019

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

Episode Date
Ep 9. God’s government
1670
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
Mar 25, 2019
Ep 8. The collapse
1707
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
Mar 18, 2019
Ep 7. The return of the hidden imam
1695
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
Mar 11, 2019
Ep 6. Shah raft
1689
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 forward. #FalloftheShah
Mar 04, 2019
Ep 5. A passion play
1696
The Americans are arguing with themselves. Should President Carter support the Shah? Meanwhile, in episode five of the drama, there’s more violence on the Iranian streets. #FalloftheShah
Feb 25, 2019
Ep 4. No instructions
1683
The Shah asks for help from the US, but they have problems of their own. In the fourth part of the drama, protesters are taking over large parts of Tehran. #FalloftheShah
Feb 18, 2019
Ep 3. An audience with the Ayatollah
1681
The man behind the protests. In episode three of the drama, a young journalist goes to France to meet the Ayatollah. #FalloftheShah
Feb 11, 2019
Ep 2. Black Friday
1690
Protesters take to the streets, inspired by exiled religious leader, Ayatollah Khomeini. The Shah mobilises his army. Episode two of the drama. #FalloftheShah
Feb 04, 2019
Ep1. An island of stability
1666
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
Jan 28, 2019
The trailer
147
A tale of power, betrayal and fear. Taking you back to the 1970s, when the Iranian Revolution would change the world forever. With Game of Thrones star Dame Diana Rigg. The nine-part drama is coming soon.
Jan 21, 2019