Swallows and Amazons
Children's adventure set in the 1920s. Four children on holiday in the Lake District meet two tomboys, embarking on a series of adventures.
Four children dream of escaping the tedium of a summer holiday with their mother. When finally given permission to camp on their own on an island in the middle of a vast lake, they are overjoyed. But when they get there, they discover they may not be alone.
The battle for ownership of a lonely island teaches them the skills of survival, the value of friendship and the importance of holding your nerve. Set against the breathtaking backdrop of the Lake District, Swallows and Amazons is a heartwarming adventure for all the family.
Based on the novel by Arthur Ransome.
|Mrs Walker||Virginia McKenna|
|Uncle Jim||Ronald Fraser|
|John Walker||Simon West|
|Titty Walker||Sophie Neville|
|Susan Walker||Suzanna Hamilton|
|Roger Walker||Stephen Grendon|
|Nancy Blackett||Kit Seymour|
|Peggy Blackett||Lesley Bennett|
|Mrs Dixon||Brenda Bruce|
|Mr Dixon||Mike Pratt|
|Young Billy||John Franklyn-Robbins|
|Old Billy||Jack Woolgar|