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Set during the golden age of piracy in the 1700s and centers on legendary pirate Blackbeard.
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2014  
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Series cast summary:
John Malkovich ...  Edward 'Blackbeard' Teach 9 episodes, 2014
Richard Coyle ...  Tom Lowe 9 episodes, 2014
Claire Foy ...  Kate Balfour 9 episodes, 2014
Yasmine Al Massri ...  Selima El Sharad 9 episodes, 2014
David Hoflin ...  Charlie Rider 9 episodes, 2014
Chris Perfetti ...  Tim Fletch 9 episodes, 2014
Tracy Ifeachor ...  Nenna Ajanlekoko 9 episodes, 2014
Peter Stebbings ...  James Balfour 9 episodes, 2014
Omar Cruz Soto Omar Cruz Soto ...  Good Pirate 9 episodes, 2014
Julian Sands ...  William Jagger 8 episodes, 2014
Ezra Buzzington ...  Eisengrim 8 episodes, 2014
Henry Hereford ...  The Wildman / ... 7 episodes, 2014
Natalie Hoflin ...  Rose / ... 7 episodes, 2014
Lauren Shaw ...  Antoinette / ... 7 episodes, 2014
Michael Desante ...  Callow 4 episodes, 2014
Aimee Mullins ...  Antoinette / ... 4 episodes, 2014
Marisé Alvarez ...  Nelly 4 episodes, 2014
Abner Caraballo Abner Caraballo ...  British Soldier / ... 4 episodes, 2014
Reema Sampat ...  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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Leader. Dreamer. Revolutionary. Pirate See more »

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Adventure | Drama

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USA

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English

Release Date:

30 May 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Herb piratów See more »

Filming Locations:

Puerto Rico See more »

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16:9 HD
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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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Good show despite indifferent review
16 October 2014 | by castlepsaintSee all my reviews

I was very sceptical about watching this show, especially after seeing the less than great score on IMDb, however I must say I really enjoyed it. It made a nice change to have a show without the now customary gratuitous sex scenes which seem now to be added for ratings and not for the plot.

It is an interesting take on the Blackbeard story and I would have like to have seen a second series as I feel the characters had more to offer. i too watched Black Sails and enjoyed it, but I would say I enjoyed this slightly more.

Definateley worth a watch


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