The BEST Episodes of Troy: Fall of a City

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 10, 2019

Network: BBC One

Told from the perspective of the Trojan royal family at the heart of the siege, Troy: Fall Of A City is retell the story of the 10 year old siege of Troy, which occurred in the 12 or 13th century BC.

Battle on the Beach

#1 - Battle on the Beach

Season 1 - Episode 6

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 7.63
198 votes
Directors: Mark Brozel
Writers: Joe Barton
Twelve Days

#2 - Twelve Days

Season 1 - Episode 7

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 7.56
178 votes
Directors: John Strickland
Writers: David Farr
Offering

#3 - Offering

Season 1 - Episode 8

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 7.55
163 votes
Directors: John Strickland
Writers: David Farr
Conditions

#4 - Conditions

Season 1 - Episode 2

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 7.46
307 votes
Directors: Owen Harris
Writers: David Farr
Spoils of War

#5 - Spoils of War

Season 1 - Episode 4

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 7.44
227 votes
Directors: Mark Brozel
Writers: Mika Watkins
Siege

#6 - Siege

Season 1 - Episode 3

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 7.40
261 votes
Directors: Owen Harris
Writers: Nancy Harris
Hunted

#7 - Hunted

Season 1 - Episode 5

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 7.34
193 votes
Directors: Mark Brozel
Writers: David Farr
Black Blood

#8 - Black Blood

Season 1 - Episode 1

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 7.20
466 votes
Directors: Owen Harris
Writers: David Farr