Fall of Eagles

Fall of Eagles

Classic BBC drama about the history of Europe and the collapse of the Hapsburgs, Romanovs and Hohenzollerns between the mid-19th century and World War One. Miles Anderson stars.

Episode Guide

  • Fall of Eagles - Dress Rehearsal (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Dress Rehearsal

    The European dynasties are split into two armed camps.

  • Fall of Eagles - The Appointment (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    The Appointment

    Czar Nicholas strengthens his police staff after the massacre of Bloody Sunday.

  • Fall of Eagles - Dearest Nicky (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Dearest Nicky

    Kaiser Wilhelm II convinces the Czar to follow a dangerous expansionist policy in the East.

  • Fall of Eagles - Absolute Beginners (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Absolute Beginners

    Lenin forges the machinery of the Russian Revolution, as Czar Nicholas hides under a reign of terror.

  • Fall of Eagles - The Last Tsar (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    The Last Tsar

    Weak-willed Nicholas II inherits the throne of Russia and the tremendous potential for revolution.

  • Fall of Eagles - End Game (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    End Game

    Wilhelm flees to Holland.

  • Fall of Eagles - The Secret (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    The Secret

    Kaiser Wilhelm smuggles Lenin to St. Petersburg to maneuver Russia out of the war.

  • Fall of Eagles - Tell the King the Sky is Falling (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Tell the King the Sky is Falling

    Nicholas is arrested by his own generals and forced to abdicate.

  • Fall of Eagles - Indian Summer of an Emperor (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Indian Summer of an Emperor

    Aging Franz Josef's heir, Archduke Ferdinand, is assassinated.

  • Fall of Eagles - Requiem for a Crown Prince (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Requiem for a Crown Prince

    The violent suicide of Prince Rudolf of Mayerling incites a cover-up which eventually undermines the Austrian dynasty.

  • Fall of Eagles - The Honest Broker (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    The Honest Broker

    The arrogant young Kaiser Wilhelm II breaks Bismarck's power.

  • Fall of Eagles - The English Princess (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    The English Princess

    Queen Victoria's daughter Vicky clashes with Otto von Bismarck of Prussia, the "Iron Chancellor."

  • Fall of Eagles - Death Waltz (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Death Waltz

    Franz Josef of Austria struggles to curb a rebellious empire and equally rebellious wife.