Able Seaman William Knight having spent his adult life in the Royal Navy is a veteran of numerous actions. Knight recounts the nature of service ‘before the mast’ – man and boy! The horrors of battle, the hardships and privations, Press Gangs, poor food and harsh punishments. He also describes the death of Admiral Lord Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar, when the nation was robbed of possibly its greatest hero.
Venue: The Mission Theatre, 32 Corn Street, BA1 1UF