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Win a Taboo complete first series prize pack

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. However, 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. ... Continue Reading

Five things to expect from the new BBC First series Taboo

Brought to our screens by producer Ridley Scott, writer and co-creator Stephen Knight of Peaky Blinders fame (read our interview HERE), actor Tom Hardy and his father Edward “Chips” Hardy, the new eight part series Taboo takes us back to 1814, where Hardy’s character James Keziah Delaney returns to his hometown after the death of his father to lay his claim to a plot of land left to him in the will. The only catch is that he had long been presumed dead – and may very well have been at some point. So the question becomes – what happened to him, and why did he really come back?... Continue Reading

Interview: Steven Knight on writing the dark new Tom Hardy series Taboo, his history with the real Peaky Blinders and World War Z 2

Steven Knight is the creator and writer of some amazing award winning shows, such as Peaky Blinders and even Who Wants To Be A Millionaire. His writing and directing for film has been praised, too, such as the acclaimed Locke with Tom Hardy and the recent Brad Pitt film Allied. And this praise looks set to continue with upcoming projects that include World War Z 2 and The Girl in The Spider’s Web (a continuation or re-invigoration of the Girl with The Dragon Tattoo franchise).... Continue Reading