Swallows and Amazons is a children's adventure novel by English author Arthur Ransome and first published on 21 July 1930 by Jonathan Cape. Set in the summer of 1929 in the Lake District, the book introduces the main characters of John, Susan, Titty and Roger Walker (Swallows); as well as their mother, Mary; and their baby sister, Bridget (nicknamed Vicky).
Jul 14, 2017 · Swallows and Amazons: Directed by Philippa Lowthorpe. With Bobby McCulloch, Dane Hughes, Kelly Macdonald, Abbie Glozier. Four children (the Swallows) on holiday in the Lake District sail on their own to an island and start a war with rival children (the Amazons).
Swallows and Amazons is a 2016 British family adventure film directed by Philippa Lowthorpe and written by Andrea Gibb, based on Arthur Ransome's 1930 children's novel of the same name. The film stars Andrew Scott, Rafe Spall, Kelly Macdonald, Jessica Hynes, and Harry Enfield. Principal photography began on 21 June 2015 in the Lake District.
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The imagination of Arthur Ransome and his tales of Swallows and Amazons; The bravery of the first rock climbers, founders of the Mountain Rescue; The creativity and dedication of the Langdale Linen and Lace makers; Our quiet, unnasuming violin maker, Bert Smith, greatly admired by Yehudi Menuhin