Crossbones (2014– )

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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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 Nelly (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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Although he was one of the most accomplished and feared pirates of his era, there is no recorded instance of Blackbeard personally killing anyone before his final battle. See more »

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Crossbones: I expected more.
31 May 2014 | by (Italy) – See all my reviews

I just watched the first episode and I didn't feel the need to go on. I don't care to know what will happen to Mr Lowe, Mr Blackbeard or the other characters of this hasty paced mess.

John Malkovich looks lazy, he just sits and glorifies himself. Richard Coyle on the contrary is hyperactive, trying to overshadow his real rival, Doctor Stephen Maturin, from Patrick O'Brian's 'Master and Commander'. The only pearl is the beautiful Claire Foy, to whom the authors reserved an intriguing role and some very good lines.

The other characters are taken from comic books of the 1930s.

Did you know that Longitude could kill pirates? Socks could harm too.


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