BBC World Service

Season 1: Fall of the ShahA tale of power, betrayal and fear. Taking you back to the 1970s, when the Iranian Revolution would change the world forever. A nine-part drama.

Season 2: FukushimaA tsunami hits the Japanese nuclear plant. The disaster told in a seven-part drama. As the energy company and politicians in Tokyo lose control, the reactors become unstable and a “suicide squad” of older workers is sent inside. This drama follows the heroes who fight to contain the disaster and those whose mistakes led Japan to catastrophe. Years later, some seek atonement.

Fukushima Cast:Suto: Togo IgawaAkiko: Ami Okumura JonesYoshida: Eiji MaharaSaito: Sadao UedaIto: Matt McCooeyShimada: Akira KoieyamaNarrator: Romola GaraiReporter: Kevin ShenReporter: Naoko Mori Worker: Nino FuruhataWritten by Adrian PenkethSound design is by Peter RingroseProduced by Toby Swift and Sasha YevtushenkoCommissioned by Simon Pitts for BBC World Service.

  • No. of episodes: 10
  • Latest episode: 2024-03-07
  • Fiction

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Questions & Answers

How many episodes are there of Fukushima?

There are 10 episodes avaiable of Fukushima.

What is Fukushima about?

We have categorized Fukushima as:

  • Fiction

Where can you listen to Fukushima?

Fukushima is available, among others places, on:

  • Spotify
  • Apple Podcasts
  • Podtail
  • Google Podcasts

When did Fukushima start?

The first episode of Fukushima that we have available was released 25 April 2023.

Who creates the podcast Fukushima?

Fukushima is produced and created by BBC World Service.