On the radio: Sophie Neville talks Swallows and Amazons on BBC Radio Cumbria

Sophie Neville spoke on Tuesday (24th July) to BBC Radio Cumbria’s Adam Powell about the special screening of the 1974 “Swallows and Amazons” film that will be shown in Keswick this Saturday (28th July). Sophie, who played Titty Walker in the film, will introduce it and host a Q&A session afterwards, while the dinghy Swallow that appeared in the film will also be available for sailing on Derwent Water by request.  You can listen to Sophie’s interview below, or download it here. (duration 3:46, size 4MB) https://nancyblackett.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/BBC-Radio-Cumbria-Interview-Sophie-Neville-24-Jul-2018-Adam-Powell.mp3 Continue reading On the radio: Sophie Neville talks Swallows and Amazons on BBC Radio Cumbria

‘Sitting in front of the same black and white notes as Beethoven and Wagner is terrifying’ – we talk to top film composer Ilan Eshkeri – Classic FM

Ilan Eshkeri has written music for blockbusters including Stardust and Still Alive. His latest soundtrack is for the film Swallows and Amazons – we asked him to introduce the music, play some clips and tell us how he overcomes the fear of the blank page… Continue reading ‘Sitting in front of the same black and white notes as Beethoven and Wagner is terrifying’ – we talk to top film composer Ilan Eshkeri – Classic FM