Andrea Gibb hopes her fine vintage collection is top of the pop-ups

Screenwriter Andrea Gibb knows better than most that getting into character can often mean wearing a specially chosen wardrobe. The former actress has opened up her own vintage collection as she reveals a love affair with clothes and jewellery that started early in her career. Andrea, whose adaptation of Swallows and Amazons is her latest big-screen offering, has been collecting key pieces and admits her obsession has left her home bursting at the seams. Continue reading Andrea Gibb hopes her fine vintage collection is top of the pop-ups

‘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