The best new TV show you should be watching is called Taboo, and it airs on FX Canada Tuesdays at 9:00 pm. The show was created by Stephen Knight, Tom Hardy and his father, Edward “Chips” Hardy. It is based on a story written by Tom, who also acts as an executive producer, along with the legendary Ridley Scott.
The show centres around James Keziah Delaney (Tom Hardy) as he returns to 1814 London after 10 years in Africa to discover that he has been left a mysterious legacy by his father. Driven to wage war on those who have wronged him and his family, he finds himself going to war with the East India Company, while playing a dangerous game between Britain and America.
The show has aired four of its eight episodes already, but I HIGHLY recommend it. Tom Hardy is one of the best actors on the planet and his performance in the first episode alone will blow you away. Not only is Hardy stellar, but several excellent British actors lend their talents to the show like Leo Bill and Jonathan Pryce (who also plays the High Sparrow in Game of Thrones).
Here’s a trailer to give you a taste…