The BEST Episodes of Troy: Fall of a City
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 18, 2021
Network: BBC One
An epic story of love, war, intrigue and betrayal. Compelled by Aphrodite to pursue his destiny, a young Trojan herdsman falls in love with Queen Helen of Sparta, and undiplomatically elopes with her. The other Gods exploit this opportunity to amuse themselves, thus triggering a chain of events that endangers the lives of many thousands, and even threatens the City of Troy itself.
#1 - Battle on the Beach
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 24, 2018
The Trojans receive a message from the gods and embark on a daring raid with new allies. Helen's situation remains precarious. Achilles is provoked into returning to battle.
#2 - Twelve Days
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 31, 2018
King Priam takes his life into his hands to visit Achilles. A truce is agreed, but will it hold? Helen faces a personal crisis as her relationship with Paris comes under strain.
#3 - Offering
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 7, 2018
The Trojans are stunned to discover that all that remains of the Greek army in Troy is an offering to the gods in the form of a wooden horse. They believe the war may finally be over, and celebrations begin. But perhaps too soon.
#4 - Spoils of War
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 10, 2018
Achilles' shock attack on Troy's ally Cilicia devastates the Trojans and puts the spotlight on Helen. Andromache receives both good news and bad. A bitter dispute erupts between Agamemnon and Achilles.
#5 - Siege
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 3, 2018
With the Greeks' grip on the city tightening, Hector and Paris embark on a dangerous journey to a nearby ally to ask for help. Relying on each other for survival tests and strengthens their bond, but a familiar face reappears to tell Hector the disturbing truth about his brother.
#6 - Conditions
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 24, 2018
Helen and Paris reach Troy, to face the alarming consequences of their elopement. Helen’s husband rages at her disappearance, and his brother Agamemnon inspires a Greek army to attack Troy and get her back. Odysseus, King of Ithaca is sent for, but he is too unwell to join the coalition. Priam and Hecuba debate whether to send Helen back or face the repercussions. In Aulis, the winds aren’t in their favour and the fleet can’t leave. The goddess Artemis presents Agamemnon with an agonising dilemma.
#7 - Hunted
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 17, 2018
Paris is hunted by the Greeks and returns to his former life, leaving Helen without an ally in Troy just as Pandarus's investigation gathers momentum. The Trojans attempt to take advantage of the divisions within the Greek camp.
#8 - Black Blood
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 17, 2018
An encounter with the gods binds the fate of young herdsman Paris to that of his home city of Troy, and when he is granted the honour of visiting Sparta as a guest of King Menelaus, he falls in love with the beautiful queen Helen, with far-reaching consequences that threaten to bring an empire to its knees.