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The Boat that Rocked

It’s the swinging sixties and Quentin is the boss of Radio Rock, a pirate radio station broadcast from a boat in the North Sea. After being expelled from school, Quentin’s Godson, Carl, comes to visit. Carl discovers the opposite sex and finds out who his real father is. Meanwhile, a government minister creates the Marine Broadcasting Offences Act to try and remove their rock n roll influence from the airways.

Directed by: Richard Curtis

Starring: Bill Nighy, Rhys Ifans and Philip Seymour Hoffman

Genre: Period comedy