top of page


Robert Rigby is best known for writing the bestselling Boy Soldier series with Andy McNab. He began his career as a journalist, then turned to writing for radio, television and the theatre and has also directed and performed in children's theatre throughout the country. He wrote the novelizations of the movies, Goal! and Goal! II, and a third novel in the series, Goal: Glory Days. His scripts for television include the long running BBC children's drama, Byker Grove. His most recent novel s,  The Eagle Trail and Codename Eagle were published by Walker Books.

Robert Rigby

bottom of page