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Hornblower: The Even Chance

Portsmouth, 1794. Under thundery skies and in lashing rain, 17-year-old midshipman Horatio Hornblower takes the first tentative steps of his naval career, but a feud with a shipmate causes complications.


Hornblower: The Even Chance Cast

Name Character
Ioan Gruffudd He was 25, now 49 years old as Midshipman Horatio Hornblower
Paul Copley He was 53, now 78 years old as Matthews
Jamie Bamber He was 25, now 49 years old as Midshipman Archie Kennedy
Robert Bathurst He was 41, now 65 years old as Lieutenant Eccleston
Michael Byrne He was 54, now 79 years old as Captain Keene
Sean Gilder He was 34, now 58 years old as Styles
Simon Sherlock He was 24, now 49 years old as Oldroyd
Robert Lindsay He was 48, now 73 years old as Captain Sir Edward Pellew
Vincent Grass He was 49, now 74 years old as Captain Forget
Colin MacLachlan as Master Bowles
Dorian Healy He was 36, now 60 years old as Midshipman Jack Simpson
Duncan Bell He was 23, now 47 years old as Midshipman Clayton
Richard Lumsden He was 33, now 57 years old as Midshipman Hether
Chris Barnes (actor) He was 33, now 57 years old as Finch

Hornblower: The Even Chance Crew

Name Department
C. S. Forester as Novel. He was 99 (66) years old when He died Writing
Russell Lewis as Writer. He was 35 (now 60) years old Writing
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Hornblower: The Even Chance (24 years)

  • Release day: Wednesday, October 07, 1998
  • Runtime: 100 minutes