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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.

Series Cast

  1. Ioan Gruffudd

    Ioan Gruffudd

    Horatio Hornblower

    8 Episodes

  2. Robert Lindsay

    Robert Lindsay

    Sir Edward Pellew

    8 Episodes

  3. Paul Copley

    Paul Copley


    8 Episodes

  4. Sean Gilder

    Sean Gilder


    8 Episodes

  5. Jamie Bamber

    Jamie Bamber

    Archie Kennedy

    6 Episodes

  6. Paul McGann

    Paul McGann

    William Bush

    4 Episodes

  7. Colin MacLachlan

    Master Bowles

    4 Episodes

  8. Simon Sherlock

    Simon Sherlock


    4 Episodes

  9. Julia Sawalha

    Julia Sawalha

    Maria Mason

    2 Episodes

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Last Season


Season 3

2003 | 2 Episodes

Season 3 of Hornblower premiered on January 5, 2003.

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Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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