Interviews

Swallows and Amazons (1974): Interview with Sophie Neville and David Wood

The Lutterworth Press is pleased to bring you this interview with Sophie Neville, author of forthcoming The Making of Swallows and Amazons (1974). At twelve, Sophie Neville was cast as Titty in the 1974 adaptation of Arthur Ransome’s Swallows and Amazons, which shot for seven weeks in the Lake District. Today Sophie is heavily involved… Continue reading Swallows and Amazons (1974): Interview with Sophie Neville and David Wood

Books · Review

Arthur Ransome: who was the author really?

Arthur Ransome: who was the author really? Sheena Grant of the East Anglian Daily Times interviews author of Swallows, Amazons and Coots: A Reading of Arthur Ransome Julian Lovelock to find out… For more from Julian Lovelock, click here to read his author Q&A with us. To read reviews, extracts and to find out where… Continue reading Arthur Ransome: who was the author really?

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Swallows, Amazons and Coots Competition Winner!

Here at the Lutterworth Press we recieved a positive response to our Swallows, Amazons and Coots literary competition and would like to extend our thanks to the many entries with their fascinating, fun and most importantly, Ransome-esque adventures. Every one a Lutterworthy tale we wish we could share with the rest of our readers. It… Continue reading Swallows, Amazons and Coots Competition Winner!

Events

Swallows, Amazons and Coots: The Launch!

On Friday 23rd September, the Lutterworth team set sail for an Arthur Ransome adventure, featuring author Julian Lovelock, High Sheriff of Buckingham, Millie Soames and the original Titty Walker- best known as Sophie Neville- at the helm! We were delighted to have launched the hotly anticipated Swallows, Amazons and Coots: A Reading of Arthur Ransome… Continue reading Swallows, Amazons and Coots: The Launch!

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Competition Time! Win a signed copy of ‘Swallows, Amazons and Coots’ by Julian Lovelock

Here at The Lutterworth Press, we want to give you a free book. We have a crisp new signed copy of Swallows, Amazons and Coots: A Reading of Arthur Ransome, by Julian Lovelock, just waiting to be sent to a good home. All you have to do is enter a simple competition and the book… Continue reading Competition Time! Win a signed copy of ‘Swallows, Amazons and Coots’ by Julian Lovelock

Interviews

Meet the Author: Our Q&A with Julian Lovelock

In the highly anticipated lead-up to the release of Swallows, Amazons and Coots later this month, we were able to catch up with author, Julian Lovelock to hear all about his motivations, interests and upcoming projects! 1. What inspired you to write Swallows, Amazons and Coots: A Reading of Arthur Ransome? It began life as… Continue reading Meet the Author: Our Q&A with Julian Lovelock