The Lost Pirate Kingdom

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The Lost Pirate Kingdom
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Historical drama
Written byDavid McNab
Patrick Dickinson
Directed byStan Griffin
Justin Rickett
Patrick Dickinson
  • James Oliver Wheatley
  • Sam Callis
  • Tom Padley
  • Evan Milton
  • Miles Yekinni
Narrated byDerek Jacobi
ComposerMichael A. Levine
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes6
EditorGordon Burton
Camera setupRobin Fox
Martin Kobylarz
Running time42–44 minutes
Original release
ReleaseMarch 15, 2021 (2021-03-15)

The Lost Pirate Kingdom is a 2021 docuseries created for Netflix. This historical drama portrays the rise and fall of the eponymous early-18th century pirate republic based in Nassau, Bahamas.[1][2] The series begins in 1715, shortly after the close of the War of the Spanish Succession, which pitted England against Spain. England had waged the war on the cheap, resorting to the use of privateers rather than incurring the expense of fully funding the Royal Navy.[3] It was released on March 15, 2021.[4]



No.TitleOriginal release date
1"Hoist the Black Flag"March 15, 2021 (2021-03-15)
The War of the Spanish Succession ends, leaving thousands of privateers unemployed in the Caribbean, but the sinking of a treasure fleet creates new opportunities.
2"The Pirate Republic"March 15, 2021 (2021-03-15)
Tensions rise between Benjamin Hornigold and Henry Jennings when Hornigold declares Nassau a pirate republic.
3"The Price of Loyalty"March 15, 2021 (2021-03-15)
Hornigold's crew mutinies after his refusal to attack English ships, but Edward Thatch remains loyal. Meanwhile, the attacking of British slaveships creates an unforeseen reaction.
4"The Empire Strikes Back"March 15, 2021 (2021-03-15)
English authorities hire Woodes Rogers to put a stop to pirate attacks, while Samuel Bellamy sees his success come to an end.
5"Deal or No Deal"March 15, 2021 (2021-03-15)
Rogers' campaign begins with the offer of a royal pardon to each pirate, but not all Nassau pirates take it.
6"Dead or Alive"March 15, 2021 (2021-03-15)
Rogers gets control of Nassau, and the era of the pirate republic comes to a violent conclusion.


For the series, review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes reported an approval rating of 100% based on five reviews, with an average rating of 7/10.[5]


  1. ^ Wheeler, Greg. The Lost Pirate Kingdom – Netflix Season 1 Review. TheReviewGeek 15 April 2021.
  2. ^ Black, Daniel. Review: Sand, Not Gold, Found in THE LOST PIRATE KINGDOM. Accessed 22 March 2021.
  3. ^ Heggeness, Gretta. Netflix’s Action-Packed New Show Just Hit #2—and It’s a Real-Life ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’. PureWow, 19 March 2021.
  4. ^ "Stream It Or Skip It: 'The Lost Pirate Kingdom' On Netflix, A Docuseries-Scripted Hybrid About The Pirates That Plundered The Caribbean". Decider. 2021-03-15. Retrieved 2021-12-31.
  5. ^ "The Lost Pirate Kingdom: Season 1 (2021)". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved April 6, 2021.

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