Rajan Datar looks at the media in Iran, 30 years after the revolution that overthrew the Shah.

He compares the situation in 1979 with the media landscape in the 21st century, and asks to what extent the struggle between the authorities and the media is set to continue.

The programme also looks ahead to the 2009 Proms season, finding out what highlights are in store for World Service listeners.

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