The BEST Episodes of Years and Years

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 25, 2021

Network: HBO

Years And Years follows the Lyons, a busy Manchester family. Daniel’s getting married to Ralph, Stephen and Celeste worry about their kids, Rosie’s chasing a new fella and Edith hasn’t been home for years. Presiding over them all is Gran, the imperial Muriel. But when their lives all converge on one crucial night in 2019, the story accelerates into the future, following the lives and loves of the Lyons over the next 15 years.

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Episode 4

#1 - Episode 4

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jun 4, 2019

Daniel embarks on a dangerous quest to bring Viktor home, while Celeste takes a terrible revenge on Stephen. Viv sets her sights on the ultimate prize: 10 Downing Street.

star 8.33
671 votes
Writers: Russell T Davies
Episode 6

#2 - Episode 6

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Jun 18, 2019

Viv Rook tightens her grip, and the Lyons fight back. But can one ordinary family hope to change the world?

star 8.27
671 votes
Directors: Lisa Mulcahy
Writers: Russell T Davies
Episode 2

#3 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired May 21, 2019

As the world recovers, Stephen and Celeste face a very modern nightmare, Daniel fights to keep hold of Viktor, and Edith finally returns home, carrying a terrible secret with her.

star 8.05
706 votes
Writers: Russell T Davies
Episode 5

#4 - Episode 5

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jun 11, 2019

Viv Rook becomes prime minister, and while Edith investigates mysterious rumours, Rosie finds herself trapped in the system.

star 7.99
655 votes
Directors: Lisa Mulcahy
Writers: Russell T Davies
Episode 1

#5 - Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired May 14, 2019

The Lyons family gather in 2019, unaware that their future holds many surprises. Absent sister Edith brings news from abroad that will change their lives forever.

star 7.96
834 votes
Writers: Russell T Davies
Episode 3

#6 - Episode 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired May 28, 2019

Daniel uses his birthday party to reveal a dangerous plan. And as Viv Rook rises to power, the Lyons gather for a funeral. But Celeste is left to fight alone as Bethany’s obsession.

star 7.80
659 votes
Writers: Russell T Davies