The Rise of the Murdoch Dynasty

Rebekah Brooks

The Rebel Alliance. A huge scandal threatens Rupert’s dream of passing on the family business to one of his children, resulting in `the most humble day” of his life.

In response to the revelations, the Murdoch Empire goes on the offensive and the alliance against him come under sustained pressure, but whistle-blowers begin to emerge, then a bombshell revelation completely changes public opinion.

A sequence of disastrous events leaves Murdoch’s business plans in ruins, and he closes the News of the World newspaper.

The Rise of the Murdoch Dynasty – Tuesday at 9.00pm on BBC Two.