Experience The Real Stories From The Golden Age of Piracy.
The Caribbean during the golden age of piracy was a time of adventure, brutal lawlessness and butchery, filled with the sound of cannon fire, the sea breeze and the clashing of cutlasses.
Flamboyant figures on both sides struggled to maintain their grip on the region, and out of these struggles legends emerged; Blackbeard, Henry Morgan, Anne Bonney and Mary Reade.
But what of the facts behind the legends? Did pirates really prisoners to walk the plank? Was there really a 'Jolly Roger'? What was it like to live on board a pirate ship?
These questions and many more are answered in this compelling program that details what it meant to be a pirate.