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A 19th-century whaling ship sets sail for the Arctic with a killer aboard in The North Water.

Thursday, 28 October on M-Net (channel 101) at 22:30

In the mid-1800s, Patrick Sumner joins The Volunteer as a ship’s surgeon for an Arctic whaling trip, where he enters a battle of wits with the ship’s psychopathic harpooner, Drax. But as they head into the ice, their captain has his own sinister mission. Five-episode drama based on the 2016 novel of the same name by Ian McGuire.


The North Water: Keeping it real

25 October 2021

Behind the scenes filming chilling period drama The North Water in the high Arctic