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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 3: The Landing
Music composed by JOHNNY PEARSON
Directed by TREVOR HILL
BBC Manchester


Unknown: C. S. Forester
Dramatised for radio by: Val Gielgud
Unknown: Nigel Anthony
Unknown: Terence Skelton
Composed By: Johnny Pearson
Directed By: Trevor Hill
Lord Hornblower, the Narrator, and as a young man: Nigel Anthony
Bush: Terence Skelton
Wellard, the young volunteer: Mark Hudson
Mr Buckland, First Lieutenant: David Peart
Captain Whiting of the Marines: Randal Herley
Mr Midshipman Abbott: Keith Ladd
Woolton, a gunner: Herbert Smith
Colonel Ortego, the Spanish Commandant at Ferrol: Graham Tennant

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