‘We must allow children some freedom to explore’ – so says the writer of the screenplay of the Swallows and Amazons film – Westmorland Gazette

“I don’t want them to be frightened of the world,” Mrs Walker says of her children, as she wonders whether she was right to let the four eldest sail off in a dinghy alone to discover an island in the middle of a huge Cumbrian lake. When I wrote those words… Continue reading ‘We must allow children some freedom to explore’ – so says the writer of the screenplay of the Swallows and Amazons film – Westmorland Gazette

‘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

Swallows & Amazons star Hannah Jayne Thorp urges Coventry to ‘live on the edge’ this summer – Coventry Telegraph

Swallows & Amazons hits the cinema screen at Warwick Arts Centre this week. On Friday, August 26, the eagerly-anticipated film – which is one of the University of Warwick campus venue’s summer programme highlights – will finally be released… Continue reading Swallows & Amazons star Hannah Jayne Thorp urges Coventry to ‘live on the edge’ this summer – Coventry Telegraph