Uncovering Iran

A short season on BBC Radio 4 of programmes, both fact and fiction, about Iran.

These are all listed with the "Uncovering Iran" prefix.

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A short season on BBC Radio 4 of programmes, both fact and fiction, about Iran.

These are all listed with the "Uncovering Iran" prefix.

A short season on BBC Radio 4 of programmes, both fact and fiction, about Iran.

These are all listed with the "Uncovering Iran" prefix.

20060918

Darius the Great and the End of History

In the late 6th century BC, Darius was the most powerful man on the planet. King of Persia, he also ruled the largest empire that the world had ever seen. His son Xerxes led one of the most famous military victories at Thermopylae. But little is recorded of these huge events. So why didn't the Persians do history?

Presenter Tom Holland goes in search of Darius and his version of history.

20060925

Mixed Messages and Secret Diplomacy: Gordon Corera reveals the hidden story behind the tangled relationship between Iran and the United States since 9/11.