Greek textile industry workers protest over not being paid for seven months [EPA]

In this episode of Frost over the World, Sir David looks at the global financial crisis. Plus, power-sharing in Zimbabwe, the Iranian revolution 30 years on and Slumdog Millionaire.

This episode of Frost over the World aired from Friday, February 20, 2009.

Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa


This week, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the head of the IMF, said that the global financial crisis is still "far from over".

Sir David talks to Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa, the former Italian finance minister and one of the minds behind the euro, about the latest on the credit crunch.

Heidi Holland and Alastair Crooke


Heidi Holland, one of the last journalists to have interviewed Robert Mugabe, discusses whether the Zimbabwean president is really ready to share power.

Plus, Alastair Crooke on the 30th anniversary of Iran's revolution and his new book, Resistance - The Essence of the Islamist Revolution.

Anil Kapoor


In the run up to the Oscars, Sir David Frost is joined by Anil Kapoor, one of the stars of Slumdog Millionaire.

The film has already won four Golden Globes and has been nominated for 10 Academy Awards.

Philippe Legrain, Gerard Batten and Lord Ara Darzi


Sir David talks to Philippe Legrain, the author of Immigrants: Your Country Needs Them, and Gerard Batten, a member of the European parliament from the UK Independence party.

Plus, Lord Ara Darzi, the British health minister, talks about global health provision during the credit crunch.

Source: Al Jazeera