Thursday, February 28, 2013

Journey #62 - Lieutenant Hornblower: Court of Inquiry by C.S. Forester (presented by BBC)

Upon overtaking the Spanish fort on Haiti, Lieutenant Hornblower and his fellow officers are in a position to negotiate surrender and to bombard any attempted escape.  However, a court of inquiry awaits them when they return to the British shores of Jamaica.

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The radio series "The Hornblower Story" (1968-69) was adapted from four of the Hornblower books by C.S.Forester. Dramatised into 20 half-hour parts by Val Gielgud, it was produced by Trevor Hill, and directed by Trevor Hill and Christopher Hayton Webb. Music by Johnny Pearson, special effects by David Fleming-Williams, Jack Hollinshead in conjunction with the Sea Training Association.

Theme music: Liberator by Man In Space

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