The Even Chance

Series 1 - Episode 1 The Even Chance



First episode of the drama based on CS Forester's tales of an 18th-century seafaring adventurer. The 17-year-old Horatio Hornblower experiences seasickness while still in Spithead as he begins his Navy career and runs into trouble with a tormentor - until war with France gives him a chance to prove himself in the heat of battle. Ioan Gruffudd and Robert Lindsay star.

Cast & Crew

Midshipman Horatio Hornblower Ioan Gruffudd
Capt Sir Edward Pellew Robert Lindsay
Midshipman Jack Simpson Dorian Healy
Capt Keene Michael Byrne
Lt Eccleston Robert Bathurst
Midshipman Clayton Duncan Bell
Midshipman Hether Richard Lumsden
Matthews Paul Copley
Styles Sean Gilder
Director Andrew Grieve
Dramatised By Russell Lewis
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