Is BBC’s ‘The Terror’ a true story? The tale of Franklin’s Northwest Passage expedition and its legacy

//Is BBC’s ‘The Terror’ a true story? The tale of Franklin’s Northwest Passage expedition and its legacy

Is BBC’s ‘The Terror’ a true story? The tale of Franklin’s Northwest Passage expedition and its legacy

The BBC is airing a 10-part series called The Terror that follows John Franklin as he leads an expedition to find the Northwest Passage in the 19th century. While much of it is fiction, an equal amount is fact. Some of the most unbelievable parts of the show (based on the book by Dan Simmons) are true.The adventures still capture the imagination of Britons to this day.The Expedition – TrueThe expedition did happen. It was Franklin’s third and final expedition to the Northwest Passage, the…

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