Chance to find out more about the making of the 1974 film ‘Swallows and Amazons’

Actress Sophie Neville will be giving a talk on ‘The Secrets of Filming Swallows and Amazons ‘ at the Alhambra Cinema in Keswick later this month. Sophie starred as Titty Walker in the 1974 film based on the classic Arthur Ransome story set … Continue reading Chance to find out more about the making of the 1974 film ‘Swallows and Amazons’

Contribute your stories to the third edition of “The Making of Swallows and Amazons (1974)”

No sooner than we have published the second edition of ‘The Making of Swallows and Amazons (1974)’ in May 2017 but a number of facts and stories washed up on the incoming tide. I didn’t know that Ransome was aged twelve … Continue reading → Continue reading Contribute your stories to the third edition of “The Making of Swallows and Amazons (1974)”

Out of the “Swallows and Amazons” archives: a 1974 script for a BBC Radio Bristol show about the original film

When the 1974 film of ‘Swallows and Amazons’ first came out in cinemas it stirred up quite a bit of interest in the media. This script for a programme made for BBC Radio Bristol has recently been discovered in a … Continue reading Out of the “Swallows and Amazons” archives: a 1974 script for a BBC Radio Bristol show about the original film