Griff Rhys Jones to join other stars at Suffolk reading of famous Arthur Ransome tale

The book, published in 1937, is part of the Swallows and Amazons series and is set on the banks of the River Orwell. Chapters will be read aloud, from beginning to end, over around eight hours starting from 9am on Saturday. Libby Purves, Julia Jones … Continue reading Griff Rhys Jones to join other stars at Suffolk reading of famous Arthur Ransome tale

New book reveals how the 1974 film of Arthur Ransome’s Swallows and Amazons was made

The Making of Swallows and Amazons (1974) will be of interest to anyone who has seen the film, but also to everyone who is a fan of Ransome and his famous book, which tells the story of a summer in 1929 when a group of children camp on an island in the … Continue reading New book reveals how the 1974 film of Arthur Ransome’s Swallows and Amazons was made