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Sir Francis Drake was a British adventure television series starring Terence Morgan as Sir Francis Drake, commander of the sailing ship the Golden Hind. As well as battles at sea, sword fights, the series also deals with intrigue at Elizabeth's court, often caused by Spaniard, Mendoza.

  1. Ian Stuart Black


Series Cast

  1. Terence Morgan as Sir Francis Drake and Hugh Graveney

    Terence Morgan

    Sir Francis Drake, Hugh Graveney

    27 Episodes

  2. Jean Kent as Queen Elizabeth I

    Jean Kent

    Queen Elizabeth I

    21 Episodes

  3. Michael Crawford as John Drake

    Michael Crawford

    John Drake

    18 Episodes

  4. Howard Lang as Grenville

    Howard Lang


    15 Episodes

  5. Milton Reid as Diego

    Milton Reid


    14 Episodes

  6. Ewan Roberts as Munro and Morton, Earl of Lenox

    Ewan Roberts

    Munro, Morton, Earl of Lenox

    11 Episodes

  7. Roger Delgado as Mendoza, The Governor, and Spanish Ambassador

    Roger Delgado

    Mendoza, The Governor, Spanish Ambassador

    8 Episodes

  8. Patrick McLoughlin

    Richard Trevelyan

    6 Episodes

  9. Glynn Edwards as Martin, Will Martin, and Martin Armstrong

    Glynn Edwards

    Martin, Will Martin, Martin Armstrong

    4 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 1

1961 • 26 Episodes

Season 1 of Sir Francis Drake premiered on November 12, 1961.


(1x26, May 20, 1962) Season Finale

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Sir Francis Drake
Sir Francis Drake


Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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