When does Troy: Fall of a City start on BBC One?

BBC One's huge new drama Troy: Fall of a City is to premiere later this month.

Told from the perspective of the Trojan family at the heart of the siege, Troy: Fall Of A City is an epic story of love, intrigue, betrayal and belonging. Combining thrilling adventure with heart-breaking intimacy, it explores primal emotions, the psychological repercussions of human actions and life-changing decisions amid the devastation and destruction of war.  

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Following a fateful encounter with the gods, the life of young herdsman Paris (Louis Hunter) changes forever. At the Troy city games he discovers something extraordinary about himself. Then, on a trip to Sparta as a guest of Menelaus (Jonas Armstrong) and Helen (Bella Dayne), he falls in love, with unpredictable and far-reaching consequences - provoking a conflict that threatens to bring an empire to its knees.

Troy: Fall Of A City also stars David Threlfall as Priam, Frances O’Connor as Hecuba, David Gyasi as Achilles, Joseph Mawle as Odysseus, Johnny Harris as Agamemnon, 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.

The series will begin on Saturday 17 February, on BBC One.