The Battle of Boat is a courageous tale of a group of children trying to find their place in a world at war in 1916.
Frustrated by their inability to join the soldiers in battle, the children decide to do whatever it takes to help in the war effort. However, they soon have to tackle their own conflict in the form of a local gang of bullies who will stop at nothing to see every plan they form fail.
Heartwarming, funny, emotional and exciting, this original new musical is a true celebration of the steadfast British spirit that shone through
The Battle of Boat is published by Theatrical Rights Worldwide, for more information please visit their website.
Premiered by the National Youth Music Theatre at the Rose Theatre in Kingston, London in August 2016.
"THIS IS A BOLD AND ENTERTAINING NEW MUSICAL, WITH POTS OF TALENT AND A WHOLE LOT OF HEART."
"MALTBY AND DONNELLY’S EMPHATIC SCORE THAT IS ALMOST AKIN TO CINEMA, SUCH IS ITS GRANDEUR... AN EPIC PIECE OF MUSICAL THEATRE."