HMS Duncan: When will Warship: All At Sea start? What channel will it be on? Everything you need to know about the show

The Royal Navy's HMS Duncan and her crew are set to star in a brand new TV series called Warship: All At Sea.Â

By The Newsroom
Monday, 26th November 2018, 1:38 pm
Updated Tuesday, 8th January 2019, 5:05 pm
HMS Duncan. Picture: MoD/Crown copyright/PA Wire
HMS Duncan. Picture: MoD/Crown copyright/PA Wire

Viewers will join the Portsmouth based vessel on what is being called an '˜epic adventure'. 

Warship: All At Sea is set to start this week and here's everything you need to know about it. 

When will it air? 

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HMS Duncan. Picture: MoD/Crown copyright/PA Wire

The programme will start airing on Monday, November 26 at 9pm. 

Artlab Films, the production company behind Warship: All At Sea, confirmed the air date earlier this month. 

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What channel is it on and how many episodes are there? 

Warship: All At Sea will air on Channel 5 and there will be four episodes in the series '“ meaning the last one will air on Monday, December 17. 

What is it about? 

Warship: All At Sea will document the lives of the nearly 280 men and women who call the Royal Navy Type 45 Destroyer, based in Portsmouth, home.

Artlab Films followed life on HMS Duncan for seven months as they filmed the show for Channel 5. 

Mr Tattersall said: '˜We are very proud of the unparalleled access afforded to Artlab Films when making this new series for Channel 5 and we have captured some extraordinary moments on board HMS Duncan over the last seven months.'

From the Ship's Catering team to its Navigator and its Captain Eleanor Stack, Channel 5 and Artlab Films followed all the action for seven months.

Lucy Willis, Commissioning Editor at Channel 5, said: '˜We're hugely grateful to the Royal Navy and HMS Duncan's crew for allowing us to film day to day life on this NATO flagship vessel at such a dramatic time.

'˜The series will undoubtedly make for gripping viewing.'

Who are Artlab Films? 

The London based television production company, Artlab Films have created a number of shows for the small screen. 

These have included: 

Inside Porton Down

Filmed for BBC Four the show followed Dr Michael Mosley as he was given unprecedented access to the UK's most secretive and controversial military research base, Porton Down, and reveals a 100-year legacy of chemical and biological weapons alongside terrifying anti-terror research designed to keep us all safe. 

David Harewood's "F" Word

This Sky Arts programme followed actor David Harewood persuades his famous colleagues and friends to sit down and talk about failure, which is the the most taboo subject in their profession.

Together they reveal the many ways failure can affect an actor, and how it might be possible to come to terms with it.

Britain's Nuclear Secrets: Inside Sellafield

Another BBC Four production this show followed Professor Jim Al-Khalili heads inside one of the most secretive and secure installations in the UK, the Sellafield Nuclear Facility, to uncover the truth behind its fascinating past, and reveal the amazing science taking place within its barbed wire fences.