Adventurer James Keziah Delaney builds his own shipping empire in the early 1800s.
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James Delaney gets his meeting with Sir Stuart. All charges against him are dropped, but the Prince Regent wants him dead.


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Series cast summary:
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 James Keziah Delaney (9 episodes, 2017-2018)
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 Brace (8 episodes, 2017)
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 Sir Stuart Strange (8 episodes, 2017)
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 Zilpha Geary (8 episodes, 2017)
Richard Dixon ...
 John Pettifer / ... (8 episodes, 2017)
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 Benjamin Wilton / ... (8 episodes, 2017)
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 Godfrey (8 episodes, 2017)
Ruby-May Martinwood ...
 Winter (7 episodes, 2017)
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 Lorna Bow (7 episodes, 2017)
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 Atticus (7 episodes, 2017)
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 Helga (7 episodes, 2017)
James Greaves ...
 Strange's Clerk (7 episodes, 2017)
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 Dumbarton (7 episodes, 2017)
Louis Ashbourne Serkis ...
 Robert (6 episodes, 2017)
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 Thorne Geary (6 episodes, 2017)
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 Solomon Coop (6 episodes, 2017)
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 Martinez (6 episodes, 2017)
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 French Bill (6 episodes, 2017)
Tallulah Rose Haddon ...
 Pearl (6 episodes, 2017)
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 Cholmondeley (5 episodes, 2017)
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 Robert Thoyt / ... (5 episodes, 2017)
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 Prince Regent (5 episodes, 2017)
Lewin Lloyd ...
 Temple (4 episodes, 2017)
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 Horace Delaney (4 episodes, 2017)
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 George Chichester (4 episodes, 2017)
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 Brighton (4 episodes, 2017)
Rob Parker ...
 Cole (3 episodes, 2017)
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 Ibbotson (3 episodes, 2017)
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 Countess Musgrove (3 episodes, 2017)
Evelyn Van Marle ...
 Mudlark Girl (2 episodes, 2017)
Alfie Mackay ...
 Mudlark Boy (2 episodes, 2017)
Donovan Louie ...
 The Malay (2 episodes, 2017)
Larrington Walker ...
 Street Beggar (2 episodes, 2017)
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 Ship's Captain (2 episodes, 2017)
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 Luis (2 episodes, 2017)
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 Palace Servant (2 episodes, 2017)
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 Tower of London Guard (2 episodes, 2017)
Jordan Long ...
 Walsall (2 episodes, 2017)
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 Surgeon (2 episodes, 2017)
The Hanover Band ...
 Concert Musicians (2 episodes, 2017)
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 Junior Clerk (2 episodes, 2017)
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 Musgrove's Butler / ... (2 episodes, 2017)
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 Abraham Appleby (2 episodes, 2017)
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James Keziah Delaney returns to 1814 London after 10 years in Africa to discover that he has been left a mysterious legacy by his father. Driven to wage war on those who have wronged him, Delaney finds himself in a face-off against the East India Company, whilst playing a dangerous game between two warring nations, Britain and America.

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Tom Hardy stated he wanted James Delaney to be an amalgam of different classical characters, encompassing traits of Bill Sikes, Heathcliff, Sherlock Holmes, Hannibal Lecter, Oedipus, Marlow from Heart Of Darkness, Rodrigo Mendoza in The Mission (1986) and Don Lope de Aguirre in Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972). Hardy said: "I wanted James Delaney to be like a classical hero, a man of action, but someone who also has a depth of depravity to him and this great ability to say 'fuck off'." See more »

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unfulfilled promises
5 March 2017 | by (Israel) – See all my reviews

Tom, top producers, a lot of hype, i was expecting a lot from Taboo, but as the chapters went on, i realized that all you get are promises to something good and exhilarating, but not the actual thing... So, at the middle of chapter four, i felt that this is about it, nothing will change, those stupid mysteries will stay stupid mysteries, the little "shocks" such as using the f word here and there will remain the only shocks one gets from this quite boring series. Is it just me thinking so, that every time the main actor is involved in the production, the results are mediocre? Tom is really bad in Taboo, as are the other actors, the scenes are ridiculous, most of the time he walks from one place to another, problems are solved in a jiffy, the party scene at chapter 4 is so bad that i was ashamed to watch it. I give it 6 for trying, results should really be 3


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