The Examination for Lieutenant

Series 1 - Episode 2 The Examination for Lieutenant



Promoted to Acting Lieutenant, Hornblower is soon forced to question his readiness for command. Meanwhile, the Indefatigable encounters another British ship that has been attacked by a Spanish frigate, leaving only three survivors - one of whom is a notorious captain known to Pellew. Second of four 18th-century seafaring adventures based on the stories by CS Forester, starring Ioan Gruffudd, Robert Lindsay, Denis Lawson, Ian McNeice and Andrew Tiernan.

Cast & Crew

Acting Lt Horatio Hornblower Ioan Gruffudd
Capt Sir Edward Pellew Robert Lindsay
Capt `Dreadnought' Foster Denis Lawson
Tapling Ian McNeice
Bunting Andrew Tiernan
Capt Hammond Ian McElhinney
Matthews Paul Copley
Styles Sean Gilder
Oldroyd Simon Sherlock
Director Andrew Grieve
Dramatised By Mike Cullen
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