Friday, August 3, 2012

Journey #40 - Lieutenant Hornblower: The Peculiar Captain by C.S. Forester (presented by BBC)

Horatio, as Lieutenant aboard the H.M.S. Renown, discovers that all ships are not the same, nor their captains.

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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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