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Troy: Fall Of A City (BBC-1 2017, Louis Hunter, Bella Dayne)

Troy: Fall Of A City

Troy: Fall Of A City is an epic tale of mortals and gods, David Farr’s psychologically rich and sweeping narrative goes back to the story’s origins: to the judgement of Paris, his scandalous love affair with Helen, and the ill-starred prophecy surrounding his birth.

Told from the perspective of the Trojan royal family at the heart of the siege, Troy: Fall Of A City is a rich story of love, intrigue, betrayal and belonging. Combining thrilling adventure with heart-breaking intimacy, it conveys the big themes of human existence and identity; of people battling to retain their sense of humanity and compassion amid the devastation and destruction of war.

Louis Hunter (The Fosters, Jack Goes Home) and Bella Dayne (Guerrilla, Humans) will star as Paris and Helen, the two lovers whose passionate affair plunges Greece and Troy into war, threatening to bring both empires to their knees.

Troy: Fall Of A City is filming on location in Cape Town and will premiere in the UK on BBC One and globally outside of the UK on Netflix.

cast
Louis Hunter as Paris
Bella Dayne as Helen
David Threllfall as King Priam of Troy
Frances O’Connor as Hecuba, Queen of Troy
Jonas Armstrong as Menlaos, the King of Sparta
Joseph Mawle as Odysseus
Tom Weston-Jones as Hector
David Gyasi as Achilles
Johnny Harris as Agememnon
Chloe Pirrie as Andromache
Alfred Enoch as Aeneas
Aimee-Ffion Edwards as Cassandra

key behind the scenes crew
David Farr as Writer / Executive Producer
Derek Wax as Executive Producer
Christopher Aird as Executive Producer
Nancy Harris as Writer
Mika Watkins as Writer
Joe Barton as Writer
Barney Reisz as Producer
Mark Brozel as Director
Owen Harris as Director

show type
Historical drama

broadcast from
2017
1 season with 8 episodes in total

network and production companies
BBC One – Netflix – Wild Mercury – Kudos





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