Making Waves is a British television drama series produced by Carlton Television for ITV. It was created by Ted Childs and chronicles the professional and personal lives of the crew of the Royal Navy frigate HMS Suffolk. The series remained in development hell for several years and was first broadcast on 7 July 2004. However, due to low ratings it was removed from the schedules after only three episodes, the remainder of the series going unaired on television in the United Kingdom.

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  • Making Waves is a British television drama series produced by Carlton Television for ITV. It was created by Ted Childs and chronicles the professional and personal lives of the crew of the Royal Navy frigate HMS Suffolk. The series remained in development hell for several years and was first broadcast on 7 July 2004. However, due to low ratings it was removed from the schedules after only three episodes, the remainder of the series going unaired on television in the United Kingdom. The series starred Alex Ferns as Commander Martin Brooke and Emily Hamilton as Lieutenant Commander Jenny Howard. The frigate HMS Grafton stood in for Suffolk and additional filming took place around HMNB Portsmouth with the full co-operation of the Royal Navy. A limited-edition DVD of all six episodes was released in December 2004. (en)
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  • 0390740
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  • Matthew Bardsley
  • Matthew Evans
  • Terry Cafolla
  • Nigel Douglas
  • Niall Leonard
  • Damian Wayling
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  • Title card
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  • United Kingdom
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  • Tim Murrell
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  • 1 (xsd:integer)
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  • English
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  • United Kingdom
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  • 2004-07-07 (xsd:date)
  • 2004-07-14 (xsd:date)
  • 2004-07-21 (xsd:date)
  • Unaired
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  • Stephen Smallwood
  • Philip Shelley
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  • Buffer is accused of assaulting a female crewmember on a stricken protest ship aided by Suffolk, and his career is endangered. Sobanski attends counselling and later confesses his secret to Bowen. Leading Medical Assistant Anita Cook tends to a minor injury Sam Quartermaine received. Buffer's career is safe when the alleged victim of his attack reveals her captain made the story up. Finnan asks Teresa to marry him.
  • A visit from an Argentine naval delegation prompts Brooke to step up training. Fellows worries about failing his fitness test and being transferred off the ship. Howard accepts Brooke's offer to be made permanent XO. Sobanski struggles over his inaction that led to a young boy's death. He receives a disciplinary hearing and is later landed from the ship by Brooke. Finnan vows to see Teresa and baby Janey every day.
  • Brooke learns Suffolk has passed FOST and will soon be deployed. Finnan returns from prison meets his new Charge Chief, who shows him and Teresa a memorial to Andy. Sam and Anita's affair is revealed and Brooke has Sam landed from the ship when Sam appears to lie to him about wanting to marry her. The crew is elated when Brooke informs them that their first deployment will be in the Caribbean.
  • After a joint exercise results in the death of an officer from another ship, Commander Martin Brooke takes command of HMS Suffolk to get the ship and her crew ready for final assessment. The new XO, Jenny Howard, contemplates her future in the Navy. "Scouse" Philips celebrates his birthday with Mickey Sobanski, but is trapped at sea the next day. Andy Fellows becomes a grandfather, oblivious that the father is his shipmate.
  • Suffolk's assessment begins and Brooke learns a man from his past will be leading it. Finnan discovers Teresa has been running up a massive credit debt and in anger she calls off the wedding. Suffolk is assigned to lead the task force in a mock war and a fire breaks out below decks. Fellows remains to fight it and he is sealed in when the compartment is flooded with BTM. He is airlifted off the ship but later dies in hospital.
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  • Episode 1
  • Episode 2
  • Episode 3
  • Episode 4
  • Episode 5
  • Episode 6
  • Making Waves
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  • Making Waves is a British television drama series produced by Carlton Television for ITV. It was created by Ted Childs and chronicles the professional and personal lives of the crew of the Royal Navy frigate HMS Suffolk. The series remained in development hell for several years and was first broadcast on 7 July 2004. However, due to low ratings it was removed from the schedules after only three episodes, the remainder of the series going unaired on television in the United Kingdom. (en)
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