Episode 7
Season 1, Episode 7
Air date Feb 18, 2017 (BBC One)
Feb 21, 2017 (FX)
Written by Steven Knight
Directed by Anders Engström
Episode Guide
Episode 6
Episode 8

Episode 7 is the seventh of eight episodes of the first season of Taboo, which originally aired on February 18th, 2017 on BBC One, and February 21st, 2017 on FX.

Synopsis Edit

James Delaney has seemingly lost everything but, when he suffers a devastating betrayal, he realises even his freedom is in jeopardy. Armed with the opportunity they have been longing for, the Crown and Company conspire to bring him down once and for all. Elsewhere, Lorna sets out to discover the truth, whilst Zilpha perhaps has already found her own. [1]



Guest StarringEdit


  • Tallulah Rose Haddon as Pearl
  • Elizabeth Conboy as Lady Littlewood
  • Ian Conningham as Dragoon Officer
  • Jamie de Courcey as Palace Servant
  • Jak Ford-Lane as Junior Clerk
  • Andy Gillies as Mr Arrow
  • Tom Godwin as Surgeon
  • James Greaves as Strange's Clerk
  • Nick Harris as EIC Spy
  • Richard Katz as Priest
  • Alfie Mackay as Mudlark boy
  • John McManus as Molly
  • Fiona Skinner as Brighton
  • Evelyn Van Marle as Mudlark girl
  • James Oliver Wheatley as Tower of London Guard




  1. BBC One - Taboo Season 1 Episode 7
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