Swallows and Amazons film star meets fans at VIP launch

From the Northern Echo

One of the stars of the remake of Swallows and Amazons introduced the film at its launch in a North-East theatre last night.

Hannah Jayne Thorp, 13, who plays the part of feisty Peggy Blackett, chatted to fans at the Empire Theatre in Consett, County Durham. The youngster is originally from the former steel town, but now lives near Kendal, in the Lake District where the new version of the classic children’s adventure was shot.

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