Starring
  • Tom Hardy
  • David Hayman
  • Jonathan Pryce
  • Oona Chaplin
  • Richard Dixon
  • Leo Bill
Created by
  • Chips Hardy
  • Tom Hardy
  • Steven Knight
Genre Drama
Certificate

15

UK Release Date 7th January 2017

Summary

James Keziah Delaney (Tom Hardy) returns to London in 1814 after 10 years in Africa to discover that his father has left him a mysterious legacy. Delaney soon finds himself in a battle against the East India Company.

Is The Plot Interesting?

I was quite confused as to what the plot actually was and where the story was going after the first episode but as the story progressed through the different episodes I got a better understanding of the story.

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Is The Acting Good?

Tom Hardy carries the show. His character is very intriguing and throughout the season you want to know more about him, but at the same time you don’t, because you’re scared about what you might find out.

Is The Directing Good?

If the directing had been better, the story would have been a lot more focused I think but apart from that I couldn’t really find any faults with the directing. They seemed to understand the characters very well which was important for this show in my opinion.

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Is The Cinematography Good?

The cinematography is really good. It not only contributes to the dark tone of the series but it also keeps you engaged in the moments of the show that you perhaps find less exciting.

Is It Worth Watching?

This isn’t a show for everybody but I would say I enjoyed it to a certain extent. I wouldn’t re-watch the season and I don’t think I would have liked it half as much as I did if it wasn’t for Tom Hardy, so make of that what you will…

3/5

We are leaving now, because we have been betrayed. No excuses – the talking is done.

– Tom Hardy as James Keziah Delaney