Tag Archives: Sarah Farmer

Swallows and Amazons films profiled on BBC South Today

‘Can you be in Cowes at 9.00am tomorrow morning?’ I was asked.

IMG_3367

BBC South Today explained that they’d like to interview me about being in ‘Swallows and Amazons’ back in 1974.

IMG_3374

‘They’re pirates!’ I found Sarah Farmer filming on the Parade.

Sophie Neville with BBC South Today

Seren Hawkes who plays Nancy Blackett in the new movie ‘Swallows and Amazons’ was with her.

IMG_3375

I was asked what advise I could give Seren about what might happen next.

IMG_3378

All I could say was, ‘Watch the wind and sail with it!’

Sophie Neville with Sarah Farmer and Seren Hawkes

Seren Hawkes, Sarah Farmer and Sophie Neville

IMG_3383

It was great to meet up with the producer Nick Barton, who showed me ‘Swallow’ the RNSA dinghy that also stars in the film.

IMG_3369

I went on to join fans of the film for lunch at the Royal London Yacht Club, where I once gave a talk, before going out on the Solent.

IMG_3373

Telegraph bag

 

23 Comments

Filed under Acting, Arthur Ransome, British Film, Cinema, Entertainment news, family Entertainment, Family Film, Film, Film Cast, Film History, Filmaking, Memoir, Movie, Movie stories, News, questions about filmmaking, sailing film, Sophie Neville, Swallows & Amazons, Swallows and Amazons, titty, Titty in Swallows and Amazons, truelife story, Vintage Film