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Award-winning author Sophie Neville became inadvertently well known as a child when she starred as Titty in the 1974 feature film of Arthur Ransome's book Swallows and Amazons.

After that sunshiny time she went on to work for the BBC behind the camera on television programmes such as Gerald Durrell's My Family and Other Animals, Doctor Who and Eastenders. Having produced her own Inset series for BBC2 she was busy directing her second drama serial for children when disaster struck in the form of a mystery illness.

Fully recovered, Sophie now lives on the south coast of England with her husband. Every year she disappears for a while to ride in different parts of the world and has also been known to go sailing, but only when the sun
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Sophie Neville I tell myself, 'I'll just write for an hour.' Six hours later I usually need a bit of a stretch and something to eat.
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Sophie's Adventures in Cumbria

Once upon a time, a long time ago, a letter arrived - out of the blue - asking my father if I would be available to play the part of Titty in a feature film of 'Swallows and Amazons' that was to be shot on location in the English Lake District.

You can follow the diary that chronicles my adventures as Arthur Ransome's famous story was told on http://sophieneville.net Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 30, 2011 10:43 Tags: arthur-ransome, sophie-neville, swallows-and-amazons

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