The Harbour Pictures film of ‘Swallows and Amazons’ starring Rafe Spall, Andrew Scott and Kelly Macdonald is now available on Netflix, as well as DVD and Blu-ray.
You can order the DVD from Amazon by clicking here (also available from other outlets).
It makes a great Christmas present.
‘Can you be in Cowes at 9.00am tomorrow morning?’ I was asked.
BBC South Today explained that they’d like to interview me about being in ‘Swallows and Amazons’ back in 1974.
‘They’re pirates!’ I found Sarah Farmer filming on the Parade.
Seren Hawkes who plays Nancy Blackett in the new movie ‘Swallows and Amazons’ was with her.
I was asked what advise I could give Seren about what might happen next.
All I could say was, ‘Watch the wind and sail with it!’
Seren Hawkes, Sarah Farmer and Sophie Neville
It was great to meet up with the producer Nick Barton, who showed me ‘Swallow’ the RNSA dinghy that also stars in the film.
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.