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Sir Francis Drake 

The adventures of Sir Francis Drake during the 1500's. Sir Francis is probably one of the most famous explorers of the high seas. The twenty six episodes of the series are about his ... See full summary »
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1962   1961  

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Series cast summary:
Terence Morgan ...  Sir Francis Drake / ... 26 episodes, 1961-1962
Jean Kent ...  Queen Elizabeth I 22 episodes, 1961-1962
Michael Crawford ...  John Drake 18 episodes, 1961-1962
Milton Reid ...  Diego 15 episodes, 1961-1962
Howard Lang ...  Grenville 15 episodes, 1961-1962
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The adventures of Sir Francis Drake during the 1500's. Sir Francis is probably one of the most famous explorers of the high seas. The twenty six episodes of the series are about his explorations of many far off lands. Written by Jenny Evans <jevans@wr.com.au>

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Adventure | Family

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 June 1962 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Adventures of Sir Francis Drake See more »

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Runtime:

| (26 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Referenced in Doctor Who: Colony in Space: Episode One (1971) See more »

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Through my 12 year old eyes.
23 March 2006 | by mr-jackoSee all my reviews

I was one of those kids glued to the TV for every episode! It was my favorite show. I used to look forward to episodes with the ship in them, it was beautiful, to my 12 year old eyes it was real and certainly buckled my 'swash'! I remember the quality of each episode, as a kid, you were there! The acting, settings and costumes were excellent and convincing to me their target audience. Shortly after that we came to Australia where I joined the Royal Australian Navy! I just couldn't wait to get to sea. It made for some great times and great shipmates many of whom are still taking the 'mick' out of each other 35 years down the track. So Thank you to all concerned with the making of this excellent series. It made a difference in my life! PS I still sail a small sloop and still have the Airfix model of Drakes ship I made age 13 :-)


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