Enjoy Rafael Sabatini's classic Captain Blood in this dramatized edition performed by The Colonial Radio Theatre. Dr. Blood, a former soldier and captain, has retired to live as a physician. He is arrested and convicted as a traitor for tending to a wounded rebel. Instead of a death sentence, he is sent to Barbados as a slave.
The Spanish attack the port city in Barbados and Dr. Blood and his fellow slaves attack and commandeer the Spanish ship. The slaves set out to sea and pirate other ships, Dr. Blood transform into a dreaded pirate-Captain Blood. Enjoy the action and adventure of swash-buckling fights performed by The Colonial Radio Theatre as this classic story is brought to live!
Unabridged audio CD; approximately 7 hours; 6 CDs.
Dr. Peter Blood is arrested and sentenced to hang for treating a wounded rebel. Instead of death, he is sent to Barbados as a slave. When the Spanish attack the port city of Bridgetown, he and his fellow slaves capture the Spanish ship and set out to sea, where he becomes the notorious pirate, Captain Blood. With battles on sea and on land, daring escapes, sword duels to the death, a touch of romance, and a magnificent score by Jeffrey Gage, Captain Blood is a swashbuckling adventure on a very grand scale!
Jerry Robbins, co-founder of the Colonial Radio Theatre on the Air has written and produced over 350 radio plays, including Ticonderoga, Captain Blood, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Gettysburg, Treasure Island, Yankee Clipper, Powder River, and Little Big Horn. In 2006 he started a collaboration with legendary author Ray Bradbury, producing Dandelion Wine, followed by Something Wicked This Way Comes, and wrote the script for, and produced The Halloween Tree; all award winning productions that garnered high praise from the master himself. He is currently working on a fourth collaboration with Mr. Bradbury, a radio dramatization of The Martian Chronicles.