How to Watch The Essex Serpent Online for Free on Apple TV+: Stream Tom Hiddleston’s Period Drama Series

By Lore Apostol / May 11, 2022

The Essex Serpent is an upcoming television series based on the novel of the same name by Sarah Perry. This new miniseries is set to premiere soon, and we will be able to watch all its episodes online quite easily. We have all the information on the cast, release date, and plot, so let's see when, where, and how to watch The Essex Serpent online for free from anywhere in the world on Apple TV Plus.

A widow, a local vicar, and a mythical beast - are the rumors true? The Essex Serpent follows London widow Cora Seaborne (Claire Danes) who moves to Essex to investigate reports of a mythical serpent. There, she forms a surprising bond of science and skepticism with the local pastor (Tom Hiddleston), but when tragedy strikes, locals accuse her of attracting the creature. We can expect a love story, biblical references, and some classic Essex sceneries.

The cast features Claire Danes as Cora Seaborne, Tom Hiddleston as Pastor Will Ransome, Frank Dillane as Luke Garrett, Hayley Squires as Martha, Clémence Poésy as Stella Ransome, Jamael Westman as Dr. George Spencer, Dixie Egerickx as Jo Ransome, and Michael Jibson as Matthew Evansford. The series is written by Anna Symon and directed by Clio Barnard.

The Essex Serpent is an Apple original series that premieres globally on Friday, May 13, 2022, on Apple TV Plus. You will be able to watch The Essex Serpent on Apple TV Plus with a 7-day free trial. This series has six episodes that are 60 minutes long, and the first two will become available on the series premiere day. The rest will be released on a one-per-week basis. As it usually happens with most streaming services, new content will most probably land on the platform after 12:01 AM PT (03:01 AM ET).

How to Watch The Essex Serpent Online on Apple TV Plus

The Essex Serpent is an Apple TV Plus original series, so it will be available to watch on this streaming platform exclusively. You can stream The Essex Serpent on Apple TV Plus in several countries all around the world, such as the US, UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, or India - all you need to do is subscribe to Apple TV Plus.

The subscription starts with a 7-day free trial on Apple TV Plus if you are a new customer, and you will be charged the standard monthly fee of US $4.99 / £4.99 / CA $5.99 / AU $7.99 after the trial ends. What's more, we have some other good news for you - there's a limited-time offer that says customers who purchase and activate a new iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Mac, or iPod touch can enjoy Apple TV Plus for free for 3 months, and you can also get an Apple TV Pluss free trial for 1 month with With Apple One.

Apple TV Plus offers several Apple Original movies and series covering genres like drama, comedy, documentaries, and more, including the Oscar-winning CODA, They Call Me MagicRoarSlow HorsesPachinko, Tehran, Swan Song, Dickinson, and many others. 

The streaming platform and the Apple TV app are available in over 100 countries and regions and run on over 1 billion screens right now. The compatible devices include iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Mac, smart TVs (Samsung, LG, Sony, VIZIO, TCL, and others), Roku and Amazon Fire TV devices, Chromecast with Google TV, PlayStation and Xbox gaming consoles, and others.

Access Apple TV+ From Abroad

However, we should mention that Apple TV Plus is a geo-restricted streaming service, so you may not be able to access your library or even the platform when traveling abroad or to some other states. If you find that you cannot access this title, we recommend you use a reliable VPN to unblock Apple TV Plus. All you need to do is select a server from your home country, turn on the VPN, and then access the streaming service.

Claire Danes and Tom Hiddleston in The Essex Serpent

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