Troy: Fall of a City premieres

A brand new high fantasy historical extravaganza. The series is based on Homer’s epic poem the Iliad.
The show centres on Helen’s elopement from Greece to Troy with the Trojan prince Paris. The ultimate tragic love story will follow the subsequent war that takes place to retrieve the Spartan Queen and her relationship with he new lover Paris – which causes the death, pain and suffering of millions, as well as a 10 year siege.
There are a total of eight episodes in season one and each installment is an hour long.
Saturdays on BBC One.