Hornblower (1998)

  • Genre: Drama, War & Politics, Action & Adventure
  • First Air Date: 1998-10-07
  • Last Air Date: 2003-01-06
  • Total Seasons: 3
  • Total Episodes: 8
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 120 min.
  • Networks: ITV1
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Set during the 18th century Napoleonic Wars, Horatio Hornblower, a young and shy midshipman, rises through the ranks to become an admiral.

  • Keywords: sea, french revolution, royal navy, battle, period drama, historical, napoleonic wars, historical drama, 19th century, european history, war, historical war, war romp
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    Hornblower Seasons

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 1998-10-07
    4 Episodes

    Season 2

    First Air Date: 2002-03-24
    2 Episodes

    Season 3

    First Air Date: 2003-01-05
    2 Episodes

    Hornblower Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1The Even Chance120 min
    Season 1Episode 2The Examination for Lieutenant120 min
    Season 1Episode 3The Duchess and the Devil120 min
    Season 1Episode 4The Frogs and the Lobsters120 min
    Season 2Episode 1Mutiny120 min
    Season 2Episode 2Retribution120 min
    Season 3Episode 1Loyalty120 min
    Season 3Episode 2Duty120 min
    • Ioan Gruffudd

      as Horatio Hornblower
    • Paul McGann

      as William Bush
    • Robert Lindsay

      as Sir Edward Pellew
    • Paul Copley

      as Matthews
    • Sean Gilder

      as Styles
    • Julia Sawalha

      as Maria Mason
    Production Vernon Lawrence Executive Producer
    Production Delia Fine Executive Producer
    Production Emilio Nunez Producer
    Production Andrew Benson Producer
    Production Michele Buck Producer
    Writing C. S. Forester Novel