It plans to release the initial double episode on BT’s YouTube channel for a 24 hour period from 00:01am on Tuesday 24 April. The episode will be restricted to UK audiences.
Tony Singh, Content Director at BT TV, said: “We’re hugely excited about The Terror, with a stellar British cast and absolutely thrilling production that will have you hopping from the edge of your seat to behind your sofa. Just like Sir John Franklin, BT likes to break new ground and we are delighted to partner with our friends at YouTube to take the first episode of The Terror to everyone in the UK.”
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.
The 10-episode series stars Mad Men’s Jared Harris as Captain Francis Crozier alongside Tobias Menzies and Ciarán Hinds.