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Episode 2

58 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 28 July 2013

2 / 2. By Patrick O'Brian. Jack Aubrey is pursued through the South Atlantic by a powerful Dutch warship whose 74 guns threaten to blow HMS Leopard out of the water. As the Leopard tries to out-run the enemy, Jack and Stephen have to contend with a fever that lays waste to the crew and an unexpected childbirth. A confrontation with the Dutch ship leaves Jack seriously wounded - and a dangerous situation turns to disaster when his first officer takes command and runs the Leopard into an iceberg. Dramatised by Roger Danes.


Jack Aubrey
David Robb
Stephen Maturin
Richard Dillane
Louisa Wogan
Teresa Gallagher
Michael Herapath
Samuel Barnett
Barratt Bonden
Sam Dale
Preserved Killick
Jon Glover
Lt Grant
Jonathan Tafler
Nick Underwood
Jedediah Wilbey
Gerard McDermott
Josiah Plaice
Lloyd Thomas
Sir Joseph Blaine
Michael Bertenshaw
Bruce Young
Bruce Young
Roger Danes
Patrick O'Brian


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