It was the most controversial naval battle of the 20th century. Statistically, both sides lost; but the British Fleet was readied for action again within 24 hours and dominated the seas for the rest of the First World War. This programme recreates the whole dramatic conflict.
"A poor copy of a very good original recording."
It was the final and conclusive battle of the Napoleonic Wars, after Bonaparte returned from exile in Elba. This was the Duke of Wellington's famous victory, "a damned close thing". It is presented here in all its fury, excitement, and triumph.
Francis Drake he was more than a mere buccaneer. He was also an explorer, the first captain to circumnavigate the globe - which resulted in the establishment of the British Empire in the Orient. But it was for his part in defeating Spain's "invincible" Armada that Drake assured his place in English history.
Peter Galaxy and his sidekick, Dr. Simon, used to be big stars on the radio. Now they're just two retired actors playing cards on the front porch and riding herd on the grandchildren. But can these two old-timers find work for 300 billion illegal aliens? Yeah, we wondered about that question too.