Original Swallows and Amazons actress advises film remake

Originally posted by ITV News

To say that Swallows and Amazons has changed Sophie Neville’s life is something of an understatement.

She was 12 when she was cast as Titty – yes Titty – in the 1974 film of the famous children’s book.

The book by Arthur Ransome was written in 1930 and remains one of the best loved and most read children’s book in history.

Sophie’s experience playing one of the Walker children who famously set off for a few days by boat to mess about on the waters of the Lake District and camp on their own, lead to her becoming President of the Arthur Ransome Literary Society…

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