1800s

Oliver Twist

As a young boy raised in a workhouse, Oliver Twist has all reason to be disappointed in life. However, Oliver is no ordinary child. With his steady kind nature, he has a positive outlook that gets him through the troublesome predicaments he faces.

James Delaney from Taboo

In Taboo, James Delaney (Tom Hardy) is a former corporal of the East India Company who returns from Africa to London to inherit his late father’s shipping empire. But he quickly learns that he’s also inherited his father’s legacy, which is shrouded with conspiracy, murder, and betrayal.