The year is 1793 and Europe is ablaze with war...
Thomas Kydd, a young wig-maker from Guildford, is seized by the press gang, to be a part of the crew of the battle ship Royal William.
The ship sails immediately and Kydd has to learn the harsh realities of shipboard life fast. Despite all that he goes through, he comes to admire the skills and courage of the seamen - taking up the challenge himself to become a true sailor.
A W. F. Howes audio production.