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Episode 1

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.

Release date:

58 minutes

Last on

Sat 27 Jul 2013 21:00


Role Contributor
Jack AubreyDavid Robb
Stephen MaturinRichard Dillane
Louisa WoganTeresa Gallagher
Michael HerapathSamuel Barnett
Lt PullingsDavid Holt
Barratt BondenSam Dale
Preserved KillickJon Glover
Lt GrantJonathan Tafler
ByronNick Underwood
Sir Joseph BlaineMichael Bertenshaw
Peggy BarnesHannah Wood
Josiah PlaiceLloyd Thomas
DirectorBruce Young
ProducerBruce Young
AdaptorRoger Danes
WriterPatrick O'Brian

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