The Best Episodes Directed by Philip Martin

Murder on the Orient Express

#1 - Murder on the Orient Express

Agatha Christie's Poirot Season 12 - Episode 3

Poirot investigates the murder of a shady American business man stabbed in his compartment on the Orient Express, blocked by a blizzard in the Serbian mountains.

star 8.65
423 votes
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One Step Behind

#2 - One Step Behind

Wallander (UK) Season 1 - Episode 3

Three youngsters are shot dead whilst having a woodland picnic in fancy dress. The corpses are found, and a friend of the victims is also slain, having told Wallander that his workmate was really gay, and that he is a transvestite, and a wholly murderous one, who adds to his toll of dead by killing a further trio of innocents.

star 8.10
542 votes
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#3 - Sidetracked

Wallander (UK) Season 1 - Episode 1

What connects the shocking suicide of a young woman and the vicious murder of a government minister? Inspector Kurt Wallander's investigation uncovers wrongdoing and corruption that extends to the heart of the Swedish establishment.

star 8.03
628 votes
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#4 - Gloriana

The Crown Season 1 - Episode 10

Margaret and Peter are reunited, but another obstacle stands in their way. Elizabeth is torn between her duty as Queen and her love for her sister.

star 8.02
2697 votes
Episode 7

#5 - Episode 7

The Tunnel Season 1 - Episode 7

The killer finally might have been caught as the fifth and final truth incites mob violence in England and France.

star 7.92
689 votes
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Smoke and Mirrors

#6 - Smoke and Mirrors

The Crown Season 1 - Episode 5

Elizabeth rejects protocol by appointing Philip to coordinate her coronation, but his ideas create conflict. The Duke of Windsor returns to London.

star 7.87
2981 votes

#7 - Lisbon

The Crown Season 2 - Episode 3

Palace insiders try to prevent a scandal that could reflect poorly on Philip. Eden faces censure from his cabinet and the press.

star 7.82
1679 votes
Pride & Joy

#8 - Pride & Joy

The Crown Season 1 - Episode 8

Elizabeth and Philip go on an exhausting world journey. Margaret takes over some of her sister’s official duties and tries to liven things up.

star 7.79
2823 votes

#9 - Windsor

The Crown Season 1 - Episode 3

With Elizabeth in new role, Philip tries to assert some power. Churchill wants to delay the coronation. King George’s disgraced brother arrives.

star 7.79
3314 votes
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Episode 4

#10 - Episode 4

Catherine the Great (2019) Season 1 - Episode 4

Pressure from foreign powers leads to a bitter argument between Catherine and an ailing Potemkin. Catherine works to change the line of succession as her reign draws to an end.

star 7.76
205 votes
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#11 - Misadventure

The Crown Season 2 - Episode 1

As Philip leaves for a long tour, Elizabeth makes an upsetting discovery. Prime Minister Eden wants to strike back after Egypt seizes the Suez Canal.

star 7.73
1903 votes
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A Company of Men

#12 - A Company of Men

The Crown Season 2 - Episode 2

Elizabeth feels disconnected from Philip. Eden copes with international pressure and ill health. An interview stirs up harrowing memories for Philip.

star 7.71
1736 votes
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Episode 2

#13 - Episode 2

Catherine the Great (2019) Season 1 - Episode 2

A victorious Potemkin returns from war to find Catherine preoccupied, leading the two to speak candidly about their pasts and future, while a Cossack stirs discontent among peasants in the countryside.

star 7.55
250 votes
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Episode 3

#14 - Episode 3

Catherine the Great (2019) Season 1 - Episode 3

Catherine and Potemkin experience growing pains in their relationship, as Potemkin’s push for expansion puts him at odds with Panin.

star 7.54
211 votes
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Episode 1

#15 - Episode 1

Catherine the Great (2019) Season 1 - Episode 1

Russian Empress Catherine the Great faces challenges to her throne on all sides, as she meets the forthright and bold Lieutenant Grigory Potemkin.

star 7.26
345 votes
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