BT are about to mark a historical first with the announcement that they will be premiering the very first episode of AMC’s The Terror, for free, on YouTube.

Inspired by a true story, “The Terror” centres on the Royal Navy’s perilous voyage into uncharted territory as the crew attempts to discover the Northwest Passage. 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.

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The ten-episode series, which will be exclusively available on AMC for BT’s customers, 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.

The first episode of BT TV’s latest drama series will be available to watch on YouTube for 24 hours from 00:01 am on Tuesday, 24 April for anyone in the UK, with a double episode also available for free on the AMC channel.

The first episode will be shown on BT’s YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/bt. AMC is available free of charge in the UK to BT customers on channel number 332 on BT TV, and to BT Sport Pack subscribers on Sky channel 192.

We recently spoke with star of the show, Tobias Menzies about the new series. Watch the full interview below.

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