Hms Surprise

Naval battles, political intrigue and

romantic rivalry are all to the fore in Patrick O'Brian's novel, set in 1804-5 in England, India, and on the high seas.

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Naval battles, political intrigue and

romantic rivalry are all to the fore in Patrick O'Brian's novel, set in 1804-5 in England, India, and on the high seas.

Captain Jack Aubrey

engages the Spanish at sea and the French on land

- but falls victim to enemies at home.

Starring David Robb as

Aubrey.

Captain Jack Aubrey engages the Spanish and the French but falls victim to enemies at home

HMS Surprise

Naval battles, political intrigue and romantic rivalry in Roger Danes's dramatisation of Patrick O'Brian's novel, set in 1804 in England, India and on the high seas.

Captain Jack Aubrey engages the Spanish at sea and the French on land, but falls victim to enemies at home.

Jack Aubrey....David Robb

Stephen Maturin....Richard Dillane

Preserved Killick....Jon Glover

Barret Bonden....David Timson

Sir Joseph Blaine....Struan Rodger

Sophie Williams....Liz Sutherland

Lieutenant Pullings....David Holt

Lieutenant Simmons....Dan Starkey

Mrs Williams....Lesley Nichols

CeciLia Williams....Sarah Danes

Other parts played by the cast.

Producer/director Bruce Young

Sea battles and political intrigue in 1804, as Captain Aubrey tackles a secret mission.

Sea battles, political intrigue and romantic rivalry set in 1804, as Captain Aubrey tackles a secret mission. Stars David Robb.

Premiere.

Sea battles, political intrigue and romantic rivalry set in 1804, as Captain Aubrey tackles a secret mission.

Stars David Robb.

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Patrick O'Brian's novel, set in 1804-5 in

England, India and on the high seas,

dramatised by Roger Danes.

Jack Aubrey is

ordered to convey a British ambassador to

the East Indies - but in Bombay Stephen

Maturin meets Diana Villiers, the one woman Jack

would avoid at any cost.

Starring David Robb as Aubrey and

Richard Dillane as Maturin.

Captain Jack Aubrey is ordered to convey a British ambassador to the East Indies.

HMS Surprise

Naval battles, political intrigue and romantic rivalry in Roger Danes's dramatisation of Patrick O'Brian's novel, set in 1804 in England, India and on the high seas.

2/3.

But in Bombay Stephen meets Diana Villiers, the one woman that Jack would avoid at any cost.

Jack Aubrey....David Robb

Stephen Maturin....Richard Dillane

Diana Villiers....Adjoa Andoh

Arthur Stanhope....David Timson

Sophie Williams....Liz Sutherland

Preserved Killick....Jon Glover

Lieutenant Pullings....David Holt

Midshipman Callow....Carl Prekopp

Tobias Atkins....Stephen Critchlow

Mrs Williams....Lesley Nichols

Lieutenant Nichols....Dan Starkey

Midshipman Babbington....Chris Pavlo

Other parts played by the cast.

Producer/director Bruce Young

Scurvy, death and a surprise proposal, as Captain Jack Aubrey conveys a British ambassador to the East Indies. Stars David Robb.

Scurvy and a surprise proposal, as Captain Aubrey conveys an ambassador to the East Indies

Scurvy, death and a surprise proposal as Captain Jack Aubrey conveys a British ambassador to the East Indies.

Stars David Robb.

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Tragedy halts the ship's journey to the East Indies.

In Calcutta, Stephen makes a proposal of marriage and takes part in a duel.

Jack Aubrey....David Robb

Stephen Maturin....Richard Dillane

Diana Villiers....Adjoa Andoh

Arthur Stanhope....David Timson

Lieutenant Pullings....David Holt

Canning....Chris Pavlo

Preserved Killick....Jon Glover

Midshipman Callow....Carl Prekopp

Lt Stourton....Stephen Critchlow

Captain Muffit....John Rowe

Lady Forbes....Lesley Nichol

Miss Agatha....Sarah Danes

Other parts played by the cast.

Producer/director Bruce Young

Final part of Patrick O'Brian's novel,

set in 1804-5 in England, India and on the high

seas, dramatised by Roger Danes.

Tragedy halts

the ship's mission to the East Indies.

In Calcutta

Stephen makes a proposal of marriage and takes

part in a duel.

Stephen makes a proposal of marriage.

Tragedy halts the ship's voyage, and in Calcutta Stephen makes a proposal of marriage.

Tragedy halts the ship's voyage. In Calcutta, Stephen makes a proposal of marriage, but faces a duel. Stars David Robb.

Tragedy halts the ship's voyage.

In Calcutta, Stephen makes a proposal of marriage, but faces a duel.

Stars David Robb.