Troy: Fall Of A City
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.
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"Day and time to be confirmed"
News of the shock elopement between Helen and Paris reaches Troy, as the pair arrive in the city to face the alarming consequences of their actions. In Sparta, Helen’s furious husband Menelaus (Jonas Armstrong) rages at her disappearance, and his brother Agamemnon (Johnny Harris) inspires a Greek army to attack Troy and get her back. Odysseus, King of Ithaca (Joseph Mawle) is sent for, but he is too unwell to join the coalition. Or is he? Priam (David Threlfall) and Hecuba (Frances O’Connor) debate whether to send Helen back or face the repercussions. In Aulis, where the Greeks are gathered, the winds aren’t in their favour and the fleet can’t leave. The goddess Artemis (Thando Hopa) presents Agamemnon with an agonising dilemma that will test him to the full. Also starring David Gyasi as Achilles, Tom Weston-Jones as Hector, Chloe Pirrie as Andromache, Aimee Ffion Edwards as Cassandra, Alex Lanipekun as Pandarus, Alfred Enoch as Aeneas, and David Avery as Xanthius.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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