After the Battle of Waterloo, Tom Naismith returns to Lancashire to find his uncle’s business floundering. Why?

After four years in the British Army, he’s set to join his uncle’s business in Lancaster.

Tom meets the magistrate Sir Geoffrey Banner – who is trying to uncover a tobacco smuggling ring.

He’s also introduced to Sir Geoffrey’s beautiful ward, Sophia…

Starring Keith Buckley, Judith Bradshaw and Norman Shelley.

Margaret Potter’s six-part serial set in the 19th century on the Lancashire coast.

Producer Trevor Hill

First broadcast on the BBC Home Service in February 1965