Fall of the Shah

By BBC World Service

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 Feb 20, 2019

Description

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

Episode Date
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