The Master Of Ballantrae

By Robert Louis Stevenson, adapted by Chris Dolan.

The Master Of Ballantrae is a swashbuckling adventure story, set in SCOTLAND and America in the 18th century.

It features piracy, buried treasure, and a feud between two brothers - one favoured, the other overlooked; one bad, one good - as they vie for money, power and love.

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By Robert Louis Stevenson, adapted by Chris Dolan.

The Master Of Ballantrae is a swashbuckling adventure story, set in SCOTLAND and America in the 18th century.

It features piracy, buried treasure, and a feud between two brothers - one favoured, the other overlooked; one bad, one good - as they vie for money, power and love.After the Jacobite rebellion of 1745, James Durie, the rightful heir to the title, the Master of Ballantrae, flees SCOTLAND for a life of piracy and murder.

robert louis stevenson's buccaneering tale of family division in jacobite times.

stars David Rintoul and Liam Brennan.

from 2004.

A buccaneering tale of a family with divided loyalties during the Jacobite uprising.

A buccaneering tale of a family with divided loyalties during the Jacobite uprising. Stars David Rintoul and Liam Brennan.

Set at the time of the Jacobite uprising, The Master of Ballantrae tells of a family divided. James Durie, Master of Ballantrae, abandons his ancestral home to support the Scottish rebellion - leaving his younger brother Henry, who is faithful to the English crown, to inherit the title of Lord Durrisdeer.

But he is to return years later, embittered by battles and a savage life of piracy on the high seas, to demand his inheritance. Turning the people against the Lord, he begins a savage feud with his brother that will lead the pair from the Scottish Highlands to the American Wilderness.

Robert Louis Stevenson's buccaneering tale stars David Rintoul and Liam Brennan. First broadcast in 2004.

Two brothers, James and Henry Durie, engage in a bitter struggle over money, power and love in this dark and dramatic adventure story set in 18th-century Scotland and America.

After the Jacobite Rebellion of 1745, the Master flees Scotland for a life of piracy, buried treasure and murder...

First published in 1889, Robert Louis Stevenson's buccaneering tale dramatised in two parts by Chris Dolan.

Starring David Rintoul as James Durie, Liam Brennan as Henry Durie, John Shedden as Ephraim McKellar, Vicki Liddelle as Alison Graeme, Patrick Moy as Chevalier Burke, John Kazek as Captain Teach, Simon Tait as Dutton, Lesley Hart as Jess Broun and Tom Fleming as Lord Durrisdeer.

Producer: Bruce Young

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2004.

Robert Louis Stevenson's buccaneering tale of family division in Jacobite times. Stars David Rintoul and Liam Brennan. From 2004. Episode 1 of 2.

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The house of Durrisdeer is shattered when the master returns from the dead for a second time.

After the brother's bitter duel, the body of James Durie has mysteriously disappeared.

Stars David Rintoul and Liam Brennan.

After the brother's bitter duel, the body of James Durie has mysteriously disappeared. Stars David Rintoul and Liam Brennan

Robert Louis Stevenson's buccaneering tale of family division in Jacobite times.

After the brother's bitter duel - the body of James Durie has mysteriously disappeared. The House of Durrisdeer is shattered for a second time.

Brothers James and Henry Durie engage in a bitter struggle over money, power and love in this dark and dramatic adventure story set in 18th-century Scotland and America.

Conclusion of Robert Louis Stevenson's buccaneering tale dramatised in two parts by Chris Dolan.

Starring David Rintoul as James Durie, Liam Brennan as Henry Durie, John Shedden as Ephraim McKellar, Vicki Liddelle as Alison Graeme, Patrick Moy as Hasty, John Kazek as Captain Harris, Simon Tait as Carlisle, Lesley Hart as Katherine, Tom Fleming as Lord Durrisdeer, Ali de Souza as Secundra Dass, James Bryce as Colonel Johnson, Alec Heggie as Mr Mountain and Harris Young as Alexander Durie.

Producer: Bruce Young

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2004.

Robert Louis Stevenson's buccaneering tale of family division in Jacobite times. Stars David Rintoul and Liam Brennan. From 2004. Episode 2 of 2.

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By: R.L. Stevenson

Starring: Jimmy Chisholm/Alasdair McCrone