Mike Batt

Mike Batt



Michael Philip Batt LVO (born 6 February 1949) is a British songwriter, musician, producer, director, conductor and former Deputy Chairman of the British Phonographic Industry. He is best known for creating The Wombles pop act, writing the chart-topping "Bright Eyes", and discovering Katie Melua. He has conducted many of the world's great orchestras, including the London Symphony, Royal Philharmonic, London Philharmonic, Sydney Symphony and Stuttgart Philharmonic in both classical and pop recordings and performances.



The Hunting of the Snark
The Hunting of the Snark is a musical based on Lewis Carroll's poem "The Hunting of the Snark", written by composer Mike Batt.
The Planets
Ride to Agadir
Ride to Agadir is a song by Mike Batt telling the story of Moroccans fighting the French colonial power.

Album Appearances & References8

Live Album Appearances & References1

Popular Songs1

Song Appearances & References7

Musical Groups3

Minor Film Appearances & References1

TV Shows2


Collaborators & Influencers10

Other Music-Related Relationships8

Commercial & Non-Profit Relationships1

Awards & Nominations1

Spotify - Albums35


Spotify - Appears On21


Spotify - Top Tracks10


News Articles1


Affiliated Locations3