On the set of The Terror with Nive Nielsen

The Lady Silence actress speaks to us in Budapest about her role in the epic AMC drama series - exclusive to BT customers.

Greenlandic star Nive Nielsen plays the pivotal role of Lady Silence in AMC's critically acclaimed drama The Terror.

A member of the region's Netsilik people and the daughter of a formidable shaman, Lady Silence as she is nicknamed by the men of the expedition, begins The Terror as a dutiful young woman at risk of being overwhelmed by the destabilizing presence of two ships full of Europeans upsetting the delicate balance of her homeland. 

Hit play above for Nive's guide to the series.

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Launched in the US to rave reviews, the show airs in the UK on AMC – exclusive to BT customers.

Inspired by a true story and based on Dan Simmons’ novel of the same name, The Terror centers on the British Royal Navy’s perilous voyage into unchartered territory as the crew attempts to discover the Northwest Passage.

The Terror on AMC

Faced with treacherous conditions, limited resources, dwindling hope and fear of the unknown, the crew is pushed to the brink of extinction. Frozen, isolated and stuck at the end of the earth, The Terror, highlights all that can go wrong when a group of men who are desperate to survive, struggle not only with the elements, but with each other.

The real expedition, which set sail in 1845 and led to more than 120 crew members inexplicably disappearing, has warranted a great deal of speculation. After almost 175 years of searching, coincidentally, the ships were discovered by arctic research groups in 2014 and 2016.

The series also stars Paul Ready as Dr. Harry Goodsir, Adam Nagaitis as Cornelius Hickey, Nive Nielsen as Lady Silence and Ian Hart as Thomas Blanky.

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The Terror airs Tuesdays at 9pm on AMC, BT TV channel 332/381 HD - exclusive to BT customers.

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