A prequel to the (fictional) events of Robert Louis Stevenson's "Treasure Island". The series centres on a group of pirates operating out of Nassau in the Bahamas. We meet characters from history - Captain Charles Vane, Governor Woodes Rogers, Jack Rackham and Anne Bonny - plus characters from fiction - Captain Flint and, of course, Long John Silver. Written by
Did You Know?
While this serves as a prequel to Treasure Island, the characters of Captain Charles Vane, Jack Rackham, and Anne Bonny were actual pirates in history that operated in the Caribbean. See more
In the opening title sequence, one of the ivory figures holds a musket with a "spike," or epee, bayonet. Spike bayonets weren't invented until the 1880s, far outside the scope of the Age of Piracy and the series. See more
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Funeral at Sea
Composed and Conducted by Bear McCreary See more