Directed by Philippa Lowthorpe.  With Kelly Macdonald, Rafe Spall, Andrew Scott…

Directed by Philippa Lowthorpe. With Kelly Macdonald, Rafe Spall, Andrew Scott…

'Lullaby' a member of the Norfolk Heritage Fleet who played 'the Teasel' in the adaptation of Arthur Ransome's books ~ photo: Sophie Neville

'Lullaby' a member of the Norfolk Heritage Fleet who played 'the Teasel' in the adaptation of Arthur Ransome's books ~ photo: Sophie Neville

The gaff-rigged sailing dinghies Swallow and Amazon as featured in the 1974 movie 'Swallows & Amazons' shot on Derwentwater in the English Lake District.

The gaff-rigged sailing dinghies Swallow and Amazon as featured in the 1974 movie 'Swallows & Amazons' shot on Derwentwater in the English Lake District.

This drawing, by Arthur Ransome, shows John at the tiller of Swallow. It is taken from the second book in the series, Swallowdale

This drawing, by Arthur Ransome, shows John at the tiller of Swallow. It is taken from the second book in the series, Swallowdale

WhatWasThere - Put history in its place! Ties historical photos to Google Maps

WhatWasThere - Put history in its place! Ties historical photos to Google Maps

Map showing film locations used in the 1974 film of 'Swallows & Amazons' around Coniston Water in the English Lake District drawn by Sophie Neville

Map showing film locations used in the 1974 film of 'Swallows & Amazons' around Coniston Water in the English Lake District drawn by Sophie Neville

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