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Adapted for radio in twenty parts by Val Gielgud from four of the Hornblower books by C. S. Forester
Mr. Midshipman Hornblower
4: The Examination for Lieutenant
Produced by TREVOR HILL


Unknown: Val Gielgud
Unknown: C. S. Forester
Unknown: Mr. Midshipman Hornblower
Produced By: Trevor Hill
Lord Horatio Hornblower: John Westbrook
Thw Duchess: Mary Wimbush
Admiral Lord Hornblower the storyteller: John Westbrook
Captain Sir Edward Pellew: David Marlowe
Hornblower, as the Acting-Lieuten ant: Derrick Gilbert
An Officer aboard the Santa Barbara: John Daglish
Captain Hammond: Victor Lucas
Captain Foster: Geoffrey Banks
Major-General Sir Hew Dalrymple, Governor of Gibraltar: Tom Harrison
Lady Dalrymple: Valerte Skardon
Her Grace the Duchess of Wharfe dale: Mary Wimbush
Aide-de-camp to the Governor: Anthony Benson

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Feedback about THE HORNBLOWER STORY, BBC Radio 4 FM, 19.00, 15 October 1968
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