EPISODE 106: “A MERCY” With the end of their foodstuffs now in sight, and again no signs of a thaw, the expedition’s officers accept the harrowing reality that their best chance of survival may lie in an eight-hundred- mile walk out. A plan is hatched to raise the men’s spirits before the captains deliver this dismaying news. THE TERROR Season 1 Episode 6 Photos A Mercy.
“,” from executive producers Ridley Scott, David Kajganich and Soo Hugh, prepares to take viewers on a harrowing journey with a two-hour series premiere. Inspired by a true story, “ ” centers 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, “ ” highlights all that can go wrong when a group of men, desperate to survive, struggle not only with the elements, but with each other.
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. Harry Goodsir, Adam Nagaitis (Suffragette) as Cornelius Hickey, Nive Nielsen (The New World) as Lady Silence and Ian Hart(Neverland) as Thomas Blanky.
“” is produced by Scott Free, Emjag Productions and Entertainment 360 in association with Studios. In addition to Kajganich and Hugh, the series is executive produced by Ridley Scott, David W. Zucker, Alexandra Milchan, Scott Lambert and Guymon Casady.