The original film ‘Swallows and Amazons’ is streaming on Amazon Prime and broadcast on Talking Pictures TV this week. Daphne Neville writes about working on the crew of this iconic feature film here. The full story is now available as an audiobook and paperback and on Kindle.
Daphne Neville plays Edna in the new British movie ‘Swede Caroline’ which is up for a prestigious award. Having been screened at the Sundance Film Festival, this mocumentary will be premiered at the Curzon cinema in Soho on 31st October. Made by Deadbeat Films, this debut movie has been nominated for ‘Best UK Feature.’ Set to poke a comedic carrot at the world of competitive vegetable growers, it is written by Brook Driver and stars Jo Hartley, Ray Fearon and Aisling Bea.
“There is nothing funnier than a British person on the edge of losing it.”
One supporter wrote to say, “This morning I was listening to the farming programme on BBC Radio 4 and when they announced that it was on the Frampton Fair, I wondered…. and there she was, I just knew she would be… the fabulous Daphne. I was so thrilled to hear her sounding as passionate as ever about life and the otters… In this mad world, Daphne is still a beacon of hope and caring. “
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Daphne Neville and her otter Rudi have been busy meeting visitors to the Cotswolds. Nature in Art is a fabulous gallery celebrating wildlife art in any number of different guises. It can be found in Twigworth on the Tewkesbury road out of Gloucester. More info here
Picture: COPYRIGHT John Lawrence 07850 429934
Daphne has been a film and TV actress since 1969. Since the early 1980s she has combined her career with conservation work with otters. This occasion prooved a wonderful chance to actually meet an otter and find out about the thirteen different species of otter from one of their most enthusiastic champions.
Nature in Art is 2 miles north of Gloucester on A38 SatNav Postcode: GL2 9PG