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Adventurer James Keziah Delaney returns to London during the War of 1812 to rebuild his late father's shipping empire. However, both the government and his biggest competitor want his inheritance at any cost - even murder.
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 James Keziah Delaney (10 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)
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 Pettifer (8 episodes, 2017)
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 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)
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 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)
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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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A new masterpiece of the genre!!
7 February 2017 | by See all my reviews

Taboo is an excellent addition to the series of 2017, something which says a lot by itself. The characters and the scenes are all superb and enticing. I must recommend this TV series to all the fans of historical series, especially those who are interested in the happening of the West India Company. The characters are also all so humane that you can see the faults and the mistakes of each of them, without them being glorified by the development of the scenario. A warning though is necessary as the show contains some inappropriate language and graphic scenes that include sex. It is inappropriate for children under the 12 maybe 15 years old. (That last statement is my own personal suggestion and can vary according to the various ethic codes each culture has).


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