‘Titty’ actress Sophie Neville to release new version of Swallows and Amazons memoirs

From the Westmorland Gazette

Sophie Neville, who will forever be remembered for playing Titty in the classic 1974 film Swallows and Amazons, is releasing a new version of her behind-the-scenes memoirs.

Twelve-year-old Sophie kept a handwritten diary detailing every day of the seven-week Lake District shoot. Her childhood memories were first published three years ago, to coincide with the film’s 40th anniversary. The new edition, to be released on May 25, features 25 colour and 162 black-and-white images, as well as illustrations and film stills.

Sophie vividly recalls how the Elstree Studios crew transformed a rainy 1970s Windermere, mid-holiday season, into the 1929 summer idyll described by Arthur Ransome on his much-loved children’s adventure…

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