Sons of the Sea (1939)

Introduction Sons of the Sea is a 1939 British colour drama film directed by Maurice Elvey and starring Leslie Banks, Kay Walsh, Mackenzie Ward and Cecil Parker. Refer to Sword of Honour (1939) also by director Maurice Elvey. Outline Britain, 1939. The head of Dartmouth Naval College is murdered. His successor, Captain Hyde, believes that… Read More

Warship Life at Sea (2022): S03E05

Introduction Channel 5 documentary ‘Warship: Life at Sea’ documents everyday life on board the Royal Navy’s Type 45 Destroyer HMS Duncan, one of the most advanced warships in the world. Outline HMS Northumberland is deployed off the west coast of Ireland and receives intelligence that a Russian warship has been spotted heading towards Faslane, the… Read More

Warship Life at Sea (2022): S03E04

Introduction Channel 5 documentary ‘Warship: Life at Sea’ documents everyday life on board the Royal Navy’s Type 45 Destroyer HMS Duncan, one of the most advanced warships in the world. Outline HMS Northumberland is ordered to investigate when Navy Command sends news about a gathering of Russian warships and submarines off the coast of Ireland.… Read More

Warship Life at Sea (2022): S03E03

Introduction Channel 5 documentary ‘Warship: Life at Sea’ documents everyday life on board the Royal Navy’s Type 45 Destroyer HMS Duncan, one of the most advanced warships in the world. Outline HMS Northumberland hunts for a Russian submarine in the Arctic Circle after the vessel disappears from the ship’s radar. While the search continues chef… Read More

Warship Life at Sea (2022): S03E02

Introduction Channel 5 documentary ‘Warship: Life at Sea’ documents everyday life on board the Royal Navy’s Type 45 Destroyer HMS Duncan, one of the most advanced warships in the world. Outline While off the coast of Scotland, Northumberland receives intelligence about a Russian submarine that’s currently under surveillance and is one of the biggest and… Read More

Warship Life at Sea (2022): S03E01

Introduction Channel 5 documentary ‘Warship: Life at Sea’ documents everyday life on board the Royal Navy’s Type 45 Destroyer HMS Duncan, one of the most advanced warships in the world. Outline Return of the documentary following the ups and downs of everyday life for a Royal Navy crew, this time going aboard frigate HMS Northumberland… Read More

How to Command a Nuclear Submarine (2011): S01E04 – The Final Reckoning

Introduction Following the story of the Royal Navy’s legendary Perisher Course, “How to Command a Nuclear Submarine” charts the progress of five young officers putting their careers on the line in their bids to qualify to command a nuclear submarine. Outline It is the final countdown as the remaining students must face their toughest tests… Read More

How to Command a Nuclear Submarine (2011): S01E03 – Total War

Introduction Following the story of the Royal Navy’s legendary Perisher Course, “How to Command a Nuclear Submarine” charts the progress of five young officers putting their careers on the line in their bids to qualify to command a nuclear submarine. Outline Three of the four remaining students face a new scenario as they take part… Read More

How to Command a Nuclear Submarine (2011): S01E02 – Lurking in the Shallows

Introduction Following the story of the Royal Navy’s legendary Perisher Course, “How to Command a Nuclear Submarine” charts the progress of five young officers putting their careers on the line in their bids to qualify to command a nuclear submarine. Outline The five students take on a new challenge that includes crucial aspects of modern… Read More

How to Command a Nuclear Submarine (2011): S01E01 – For Your Eyes Only

Introduction Following the story of the Royal Navy’s legendary Perisher Course, “How to Command a Nuclear Submarine” charts the progress of five young officers putting their careers on the line in their bids to qualify to command a nuclear submarine. Outline We meet five young officers who participate in the Perisher Course as they begin… Read More