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The Hornblower Story


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by c. S. FORESTER adapted for radio by VAL GIELGUD starring Nigel Anthony with Terence Skelton Book 2:
Lieutenant Hornblower Part 4:
Court of Enquiry
HAYTON WEBB aboard the 1. P. Thorsoe
Technical assistance by members of the Royal Naval Museum Portsmouth
Music composed by JOHNNY PEARSON
Directed by TREVOR HILL BBC Manchester


Unknown: S. Forester
Radio By: Val Gielgud
Unknown: Nigel Anthony
Unknown: Terence Skelton
Unknown: David Fleming-Williams
Unknown: Hayton Webb
Composed By: Johnny Pearson
Directed By: Trevor Hill
Lord Hornblower, the Narrator, and as young a man: Nigel Anthony
William Bush: Terence Skelton
Mr Buckland, First Lieutenant: David Peart
Wellard, the boy volunteer: Mark Hudson
A Gunner: Gordon Astley
Captain Cogshill of HMS Buckler: James Tomlinson
Mr Sankey, surgeon at Port Royal: Ron Davies
President of the Court: John Blain

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