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Set during the golden age of piracy in the 1700s and centers on legendary pirate Blackbeard.
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 Edward 'Blackbeard' Teach (9 episodes, 2014)
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 Tom Lowe (9 episodes, 2014)
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 Kate Balfour (9 episodes, 2014)
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 Selima El Sharad (9 episodes, 2014)
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 Charlie Rider (9 episodes, 2014)
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 Tim Fletch (9 episodes, 2014)
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 Nenna Ajanlekoko (9 episodes, 2014)
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 James Balfour (9 episodes, 2014)
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 William Jagger (8 episodes, 2014)
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 Eisengrim (8 episodes, 2014)
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 Rose / ... (7 episodes, 2014)
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 The Wildman / ... (7 episodes, 2014)
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 Antoinette / ... (7 episodes, 2014)
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 Callow (4 episodes, 2014)
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 Antoinette / ... (4 episodes, 2014)
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 Nelly (4 episodes, 2014)
Abner Caraballo ...
 British Soldier / ... (4 episodes, 2014)
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 Trollop / ... (4 episodes, 2014)
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The tale takes place on the island of New Providence in the Bahamas. This unique place of piracy, theft and outlaws is reigned by the fearsome pirate captain Edward Teach, known as Blackbeard. But a scheme has been designed to throw Blackbeard from his throne. An assassin, Tom Lowe, is sent with the task to execute the pirate leader. However, as Lowe moves closer towards Blackbeard, he starts to admire his ideas and involvement in the rogue society. And of course, Lowe will not be Blackbeard's only enemy. Written by Bono van den Hork

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The new legend of Blackbeard. See more »

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It is recorded that Blackbeard had plans for governing a secluded egalitarian colony before he was killed. This series is based on those plans that never materialized. See more »

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23 June 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I like John Malkovich and he doesn't disappoint in this series...his first time doing television. The production quality is excellent and it is filmed on location. The storyline is interesting and intriguing. I will continue watching this series. It is on Hulu+ . I've read some negative reviews here and they mostly centered on the issue of historical accuracy and authenticity. This show is based on a historical figure but the storyline is fictional. As for authenticity, I am not an expert on pirates, nor do I watch or have I watched much in the pirate genre. Perhaps for me ignorance is bliss because this is not an issue for me. Or perhaps the other reviewers were nitpicking. This does not seem to be a huge issue to me at least. It seemed authentic enough for me. The production is high quality. If the story is unbelievable to some it is not to me. This show is highly entertaining and there are any twists and turns in the plot. John Malkovich's portrayal of Blackbeard leaves me hanging on his every word and action. Good show.


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