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Troy: Fall of a City: Season 1 (2018)

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Critic Consensus: Troy: Fall of a City never tries to reinvent the bronze wheel but succeeds in engaging audiences with both royal and divine intrigue, making for a highly enjoyable romp in the lost kingdom.

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The myths surrounding the Trojan War are over 3,000 years old but have emotional depths and timeless themes of identity, love, revenge and belonging. Troy: Fall of a City grounds these primal myths in vivid psychological truth and explores the universal questions of human existence- how people battle to retain their love and humanity amidst the chaos and devastation of war.

Cast

David Threlfall
as King Priam of Troy
Frances O'Connor (II)
as Hecuba, Queen of Troy
Joseph Mawle
as Odysseus
Chloe Pirrie
as Andromache
Johnny Harris
as Agamemnon
David Gyasi
as Achilles
Jonas Armstrong
as Menelaos, the King of Sparta
Alfred Enoch
as Trojan general Aeneas
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Critic Reviews for Troy: Fall of a City: Season 1

All Critics (15) | Top Critics (1)

The result is a series more competent than compelling.

April 9, 2018 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

The dialogue is so richly silted with self-help banalities, we might as well be watching a Meghan and Harry biopic. There's also something exceedingly creepy about its retro, soft-porny direction...if only it had not seemed so tediously 21st century.

February 22, 2018 | Full Review…

We haven't met Achilles yet, so there is plenty of time for things to get hysterical, but Troy: Fall of a City might just be a fresh, psychologically knotty take on one of the greatest tales of them all.

February 20, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Still, this new eight-part series begins to grip as the various pieces interlock.

February 20, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Yet, while the dialogue there was also a seamless combination of the portentous and the banal, Troy takes the process a whole lot further, with a script that seems pitched somewhere between a particularly corny Hollywood epic and a play by Ernie Wise.

September 5, 2018 | Full Review…

Troy: Fall of a City sets itself apart from 90% of Iliad adaptations by going behind those historic walls and giving us a great depiction of the tough decisions that were made causing the tragic downfall of a historic empire.

June 11, 2018 | Full Review…

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