Hornblower: The Examination for Lieutenant (1998)

The Hornblower series is based on C.S. Forester's classic maritime adventures - the story of one young man's struggle to become a leader of men. Set against the back drop of the 18th century Anglo-French wars, the bloodiest time in British naval history. Pellew, Captain of the Indefatigable, decides to put forward his protege Horatio Hornblower for the examination for lieutenant. Leading up to the exam Hornblower comes up against many challenges to prepare him for the difficult life as a lieutenant.

Directing:
  • Andrew Grieve

Writing:
  • C. S. Forester
  • Mike Cullen

Stars:
Release Date: 1998-11-18
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  • Country: GB
  • Language: English | Français | Español
  • Runtime: 93
Ioan Gruffudd
Ioan Gruffudd
Horatio Hornblower
Jonathan Aris
Jonathan Aris
Clerkly Officer
Denis Lawson
Denis Lawson
Captain 'Dreadnought' Foster
Robert Lindsay
Robert Lindsa...
Sir Edward Pellew
Ian McNeice
Ian McNeice
Tapling
Andrew Tiernan
Andrew Tierna...
Bunting
Jonathan Coy
Jonathan Coy
Lieutenant Bracegirdle
Ian McElhinney
Ian McElhinne...
Captain Hammond
Paul Copley
Paul Copley
Mathews
Sean Gilder
Sean Gilder
Styles
Frank Boyce
Frank Boyce
Midshipman Cleveland
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