Set in 1814, Taboo follows James Keziah Delaney (Tom Hardy), a man who has been to the ends of the earth and comes back irrevocably changed. Believed to be long dead, he returns home to London from Africa to inherit what is left of his father’s shipping empire and rebuild a life for himself. But his father’s legacy is a poisoned chalice, and with enemies lurking in every dark corner, James must navigate increasingly complex territories to avoid his own death sentence. Encircled by conspiracy, murder and betrayal, a dark family mystery unfolds in a combustible tale of love and treachery.
Starring alongside Hardy are Michael Kelly, Jonathan Pryce, Oona Chaplin, Franka Potente, Stephen Graham, Tom Hollander, David Hayman, Jessie Buckley, Jefferson Hall, Ed Hogg, Leo Bill, Christopher Fairbank, Richard Dixon, Jason Watkins, Nicholas Woodeson and Lucian Msamati.
UK TV Premiere Date
Latest/Next UK Season: 2
Latest/Next UK TV Air Date: No exact date/time - Unknown 2021 (TBC)
UK Channel: BBC One
Previous UK Premiere Dates
Series 1 – BBC One – 07 January 2017 at 9:00 pm
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US Channel: No US Broadcaster
Previous US Premiere Dates
Next Season If Renewed: 3
Status: NOT KNOWN
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Where To Watch Taboo
Country of Origin: UK
Additional Airing Notes:
Eight-episode drama set in 1814 starring Tom Hardy as a son thought long dead, who returns home to London from Africa to inherit what is left of his father’s shipping empire. Executive produced by Hardy alongside Ridley Scott and Peaky Blinder’s Steven Knight. This will be one to watch!