A buccaneering tale of a family with divided loyalties during the Jacobite uprising. Stars David Rintoul and Liam Brennan.
Set at the time of the Jacobite uprising, The Master of Ballantrae tells of a family divided. James Durie, Master of Ballantrae, abandons his ancestral home to support the Scottish rebellion - leaving his younger brother Henry, who is faithful to the English crown, to inherit the title of Lord Durrisdeer.
But he is to return years later, embittered by battles and a savage life of piracy on the high seas, to demand his inheritance. Turning the people against the Lord, he begins a savage feud with his brother that will lead the pair from the Scottish Highlands to the American Wilderness.
Robert Louis Stevenson's buccaneering tale stars David Rintoul and Liam Brennan. First broadcast in 2004.