1 / 2. By Patrick O'Brian. August, 1811. Jack Aubrey sets sail for Australia in his new command, HMS Leopard. His mission - to transport a group of convicts to Botany Bay, including a woman, Louisa Wogan, who has been spying for the Americans. Stephen Maturin joins Jack once again as ship's surgeon - but his real mission is to watch Mrs Wogan. When a fever breaks out among the prisoners and crew, Jack decides to head for Recife - but he is pursued through the South Atlantic by a powerful Dutch warship. Dramatised by Roger Danes.
Other parts played by the cast.
Producer/director: Bruce Young.
|Jack Aubrey||David Robb|
|Stephen Maturin||Richard Dillane|
|Louisa Wogan||Teresa Gallagher|
|Michael Herapath||Samuel Barnett|
|Lt Pullings||David Holt|
|Barratt Bonden||Sam Dale|
|Preserved Killick||Jon Glover|
|Lt Grant||Jonathan Tafler|
|Sir Joseph Blaine||Michael Bertenshaw|
|Peggy Barnes||Hannah Wood|
|Josiah Plaice||Lloyd Thomas|