Lakeland District in frame as Swallows and Amazons hits the screen

Originally posted by the Westmorland Gazette:

Keswick rolled out the red carpet as the makers of Swallows and Amazons staged its world premiere in the Lake District, the movie’s ‘spiritual home’.

Local girl Hannah Jayne Thorp was among the cast and crew – including award-winning actresses Kelly Macdonald and Jessica Hynes – at the glamorous event at the Theatre by the Lake. The venue is just a stone’s throw from Derwentwater where key scenes were filmed last summer.

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