The North Water tells the story of Patrick Sumner, a disgraced ex-army surgeon who signs up as ship's doctor on a whaling expedition to the Arctic. On board he meets Henry Drax, the harpooner, a brutish killer whose amorality has bee
Beginning with the Sopranos, some of the most compelling television dramas have featured protagonists struggling with an internal conflict between good and evil while living in a morally ambiguous world.
Scandinavian dramas are not known for their balmy settings, but dramas like Trapped and Fortitude go to the northern extreme, and use their Arctic setting to create a sense of foreboding and desolation.
Grab some 100 proof gin and hard tack (whatever that is), and dive in to these seafaring adventure shows, starting with Tom Hardy's excellent new show 'Taboo' - which wasn't scored by Nick Cave, but should have been.