Set during the 18th century Napoleonic Wars, Horatio Hornblower, a young and shy midshipman, rises through the ranks to become an admiral.
- Genre: Drama, War & Politics, Action & Adventure
- Studio: ITV
- Keyword: sea, french revolution, royal navy, battle, period drama, historical, napoleonic wars, historical drama, 19th century, european history, war, historical war, war romp
- Cast: Ioan Gruffudd, Paul McGann, Robert Lindsay, Paul Copley, Sean Gilder, Julia Sawalha