Chilling first trailer for Ridley Scott’s The Terror revealed

Jared Harris, Tobias Menzies and Ciarán Hinds star in this epic suspense thriller on AMC – exclusive to BT customers.

AMC’s The Terror has released its haunting first full trailer

Hit play above to watch the chilling footage.

The video presents a terrifying story: two British ships, the HMS Erebus and HMS Terror, get trapped in the ice as they search for the Northern Passage.

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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, desperate to survive, struggle not only with the elements, but with each other.

It’s also not long before the men realize that there might be something else hiding in the darkness…

The Terror will premiere in the UK – exclusive to BT customers.

UK viewers will be able to watch the two-hour series premiere on Tuesday, April 24th at 9pm on AMC – BT TV channel 332/381 HD.

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Produced by Ridley Scott (Alien), the show is based on Dan Simmons’ 2007 novel by the same name.

It’s a fictionalized account of the real doomed expedition between 1845 and 1848. The remains of both vessels were only recently discovered in 2014 and 2016.

The ten-episode series stars Jared Harris (The Crown, Mad Men) as Captain Francis Crozier; Tobias Menzies (Outlander) as Captain James Fitzjames; Ciarán Hinds (Game of Thrones) as Sir John Franklin; Paul Ready (Cuffs) as Dr. Henry Goodsir; Adam Nagaitis (Suffragette) as Cornelius Hickey; Nive Nielsen (The New World) as Lady Silence; Ian Hart (Finding Neverland) as Thomas Blanky; and Trystan Gravelle (Mr. Selfridge) as Henry Collins.

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"The Terror captures a rare combination of fascinating history, complex and flawed characters, the inextinguishable human spirit and the horror and promise of an uncharted world,"said executive producers and co-showrunners David Kajganich and Soo Hugh. “We are looking forward to bringing viewers into this world."

Watch the two-hour series premiere on Tuesday, April 24th at 9pm on AMC – BT TV channel 332/381 HD.

BT Sport Pack customers will be able to watch on Sky Guide channel 192.

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