What time is A Dangerous Dynasty: House of Assad on TV?
The three part series airs on Tuesdays at 9pm on BBC2, beginning Tuesday 9th October 2018.
What’s the documentary about?
The al-Assad children in a garden, 1970s, (l-r) Bushra, Majd, Bashar, Bassel and Maher (BBC)
The series tells the story of the Assad dynasty and President Bashar al-Assad, who was made the successor to his father Hafez following the death of his older brother.
Told through rarely-seen footage and testimony of those who knew and worked with them, the series explores how the couple, who at first were seen as a modernising force, ended up running a regime accused of war crimes.