A Biased Anthology of Parisian Peripheries

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Episode 2 of 3

Duration: 1 hour

France granted independence to its colonies in the 1960s. That, anyway, is the official line. In fact, through such agencies as Francophonie which notionally promotes the French language and the secretive Francafrique which wields influence throughout much of Africa, the French state is in reality still a colonial power.

Jonathan inspects the Parisian palaces of tyrannical dynasties, the sites of political murders and the village where the Ayatollah Khomeini lived in exile.

Credits

Presenter
Jonathan Meades
Presenter
Jonathan Meades
Director
Tim Niel
Director
Tim Niel
Series Producer
Allan Campbell
Series Producer
Allan Campbell

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