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Issue Details: First known date: 1950... 1950 Bligh of the Bounty
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An eight-part radio serial tracing the career of William Bligh from the mutiny on the Bounty to the Rum Rebellion.

Notes

  • List of episodes

    1. Bound for Tahiti (broadcast 28 July 1950)

    2. Mutiny (broadcast 4 August 1950)

    3. Ordeal by Water (broadcast 11 August 1950)

    4. The Years Between (broadcast 16 August 1950)

    5. The New Assignment (broadcast 23 August 1950)

    6. The Storm Gathers (broadcast 1 September 1950)

    7. Rum Rebellion (broadcast 6 September 1950)

    8. [Title untraced]

Production Details

  • Broadcast on BBC radio (Light Programme) between July and September 1950.

    Cast members included Rolf Lefebvre (Narrator), Wensley Pithey (Lieutenant William Bligh, RN), Frances Rowe (Elizabeth Bligh), Geoffrey Wincott (Sir Joseph Banks), William Trent (Lord Howe), David Peel (Fletcher Christian), and Ivan Samson (John Macarthur).

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