The controversy over a filmed interview-that-never-was had been first uncovered in correspondent.world, and then in the esteeemed journalists’ specialist website The Press Gazette. Its headline and story is here: Granada producers hit back over censorship claims made in …pressgazette.co.uk › granada-producers-hit-back-over-c… A series of further revelations has followed in correspondent.world, and a number of heavyweight producers […]
The makers of a world-renowned television series have called on a producer-presenter to slash substantial chunks of a new widely-publicised film that claims End of Empire’s Iran programme was censored by the British government or its spy agency. The End of Empire series executive producer Brian Lapping has now entered the fray. He supports the […]
Norma Percy, the award-winning producer of meticulously researched revelatory political documentaries for 35 years, has firmly rejected the claim that the makers of an episode of the 1985 series End of Empire about the overthrow of Iran’s prime minister by a British-supported coup in 1953 were pressured to drop a powerful interview they had with a British spy.
The producers of the major Granada Television series End of Empire, first shown on Channel 4 in 1985, have adamantly rejected claims that they were pressured into withdrawing an interview they had filmed with an MI6 agent. Taghi Amirani made the claims in his documentary feature film, digitally premiered this week, focusing on the British […]
“It’s a mystery within an enigma,” declares Taghi Amirani, an Iranian who has lived in Britain since he was 15, as he reflects to correspondent.world on a key thesis in his own film, Coup53. Released worldwide (albeit digitally) on August 19 2020, key elements in his film are now under fire, from two veteran film-makers […]
By Paul Martin. The Cardinal of Sri Lanka, Archbishop Ranjith Patabendighe, has given correspondent.world an exclusive interview in which he demands an international enquiry into how the Corona-virus came about.