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.

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Battle on the Beach

#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.

star 7.61
222 votes
Directors: Mark Brozel
Writers: Joe Barton
Twelve Days

#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.

star 7.55
200 votes
Directors: John Strickland
Writers: David Farr

#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.

star 7.54
188 votes
Directors: John Strickland
Writers: David Farr
Spoils of War

#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.

star 7.41
254 votes
Directors: Mark Brozel
Writers: Mika Watkins

#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.

star 7.39
285 votes
Directors: Owen Harris
Writers: Nancy Harris

#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.

star 7.39
363 votes
Directors: Owen Harris
Writers: David Farr

#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.

star 7.30
219 votes
Directors: Mark Brozel
Writers: David Farr
Black Blood

#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.

star 7.24
584 votes
Directors: Owen Harris
Writers: David Farr