Taboo

Taboo

  • Seasons:
  • 1
Set in 1814, TABOO follows "James Keziah Delaney," 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.
Set in 1814, TABOO follows "James Keziah Delaney," 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.

Season 1 (8 episodes)

  • 1. Episode 1

    Original air date: 01/10/2017 Runtime: 57:42 min.

    Original air date: 01/10/2017 Runtime: 57:42 min. Believed to be long dead, James Keziah Delaney returns home to 1814 London after ten years in 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.

  • 2. Episode 2

    Original air date: 01/17/2017 Runtime: 59:59 min.

    Original air date: 01/17/2017 Runtime: 59:59 min. As James Delaney assembles his league of the damned, an unexpected arrival threatens to disrupt his plans.

  • 3. Episode 3

    Original air date: 01/24/2017 Runtime: 58:44 min.

    Original air date: 01/24/2017 Runtime: 58:44 min. James Delaney decides to take radical action in order to safeguard himself from those intent on his demise.

  • 4. Episode 4

    Original air date: 01/31/2017 Runtime: 59:21 min.

    Original air date: 01/31/2017 Runtime: 59:21 min. Blacklisted, James Delaney sets out to protect his business by any means necessary.

  • 5. Episode 5

    Original air date: 02/07/2017 Runtime: 60:12 min.

    Original air date: 02/07/2017 Runtime: 60:12 min. James Delaney is blackmailed into a dangerous mission, whilst animosity between the Crown and Company escalates to a new level.

  • 6. Episode 6

    Original air date: 02/14/2017 Runtime: 61:09 min.

    Original air date: 02/14/2017 Runtime: 61:09 min. The East India Company declares war on James Delaney, while a family revelation drives him into dark and haunted places.

  • 7. Episode 7

    Original air date: 02/21/2017 Runtime: 60:08 min.

    Original air date: 02/21/2017 Runtime: 60:08 min. A devastating betrayal puts James Delaney’s freedom in jeopardy, handing his enemies the opportunity they've been longing for.

  • 8. Episode 8

    Original air date: 02/28/2017 Runtime: 59:45 min.

    Original air date: 02/28/2017 Runtime: 59:45 min. As James Delaney conspires to escape, an enraged Prince Regent unleashes one final plan to destroy him.