BBC: House of Saddam

 - Jul 21, 2008
References: bbc & payvand
The BBC is set to air House Of Saddam, a compelling drama for BBC Two, which follows the rise and fall of a dictator and a dynasty.

The four part miniseries dives into the intimate world of Saddam Hussein and his closest inner circle. It retells events from the inside of the regime, offering a fresh perspective on the dictator, his relationships and his actions behind closed doors.

House Of Saddam, which was filmed on location in Tunisia in 2007, follows the events from 1979 when Hussein became president until his downfall and 2006 execution.

Good or bad, there is no denying that Hussein was one of the most significant political figures in our recent history. And this drama promises to, "offer audiences an engaging insight into what happened behind closed doors in this world-renowned regime."

Saddam Hussein is played by Igal Naor (Rendition, Munich), his wife Sajida is played by Shohreh Aghdashloo (House Of Sand And Fog), while Philip Arditi (10 Days To War) play Uday, Saddam's oldest son.

See the brilliant video promo that artistically shows the melting down of the dynasty.