Getting his ship together. 1717: hapless Stede Bonnet has a midlife crisis and hits the high seas as a ‘gentleman pirate’. It does not go well. Rory Kinnear stars as Captain Nigel Badminton, a British naval captain who bullied Stede when they were children. Kinnear also plays Nigel’s twin brother, Admiral Chauncey Badminton.
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