About the Writer: Sophie Neville


Once a BBC television director, later a horseback safari guide and wildlife artist based in Southern Africa, Sophie Neville is now back in the UK working on true life stories and fundraising for charity.




'Inset' x 3 episodes ~ Writer-Producer ~ BBC TV
'The Way People Talk' ~ Writer-Producer ~ BBC TV
'Boys about Girls: Girls about Boys' ~ Writer- Producer ~ BBC TV
'Crazes' ~ Writer-Producer ~ BBC TV
'Just Mum, my Sister and Me' ~ Writer-Producer ~ BBC TV
'Out of Europe into Africa' ~ Director ~ Channel 4

'Dawn to Dusk' ~ Series Originator
'Through the Dragon's Eye' ~ Book & audio book producer
'Bluebell' ~ Research

Books for Classic TV  Press: ~
The Making of Swallows & Amazons

Books for Ashton House Publications:~
Funnily Enough
Ride the Wings of Morning
The Secrets of Filming Swallows & Amazons

For Lutterworth Press:~
Forward to 'Swallows, Amazons and Coots' by Julian Lovelock 

For Albatros Media: ~
Forward to Swallowdale by Arthur Ransome

For Hayloft Publishing:~
Forward to 'An A-Z of Cumbria & the Lake District on Film' by David Banning

Revelation Films:~
'Coot Club' & 'The Big Six' DVD Extras 

'Thinkabout Science' x 5 episodes ~ Director ~ BBC TV
'Through the Dragon's Eye' x 10 episodes ~ Director of FX and animation ~ BBC TV
'Dawn to Dusk on Safari' x 3 episodes ~ Originator/Researcher ~ BBC TV NHU
'Global Sunrise' - Live Watch ~ Researcher ~ BBC TV-NHU
'Blue Peter in South Africa' ~ Researcher ~ BBC TV
'Russell Harty Christmas Party' ~ Researcher ~ BBC
'Russell Harty' x 9 episodes ~ Researcher ~ BBC TV
'The Book Show' ~ Researcher ~ BBC TV
'Swallows and Amazons Forever!Coot Club' x 4 episodes ~ Researcher ~ BBC TV
'Swallows and Amazons Forever! The Big Six' x 4 episodes ~ Researcher ~ BBC TV
'My Family and Other Animals' x 8 episodes ~ AFM ~ BBC TV
'Bluebell' x 8 episodes ~ Researcher/AFM ~ BBC TV
'Rockliffe's Babies' x 4 episodes ~ AFM ~ BBC TV
'Doctor Who?''Vengenace on Varos' 2 episodes ~ AFM ~ BBC TV
'Rockliffe's Babies' x 4 episodes ~ Location Manager ~ BBC TV
'Charters and Caldicott' x 6 episodes ~ AFM ~ BBC TV
'Titus Andronicus' ~ AFM ~ BBC TV
'One by One' x 8 episodes ~ AFM ~ BBC TV
'Eastenders' x 12 episodes ~ AFM ~ BBC TV
'The Diary of Anne Frank' ~ AFM ~ BBC TV
'Cold Warrior' ~ AFM ~ BBC TV
'Out There' ~ Cameraman ~ SABC

Television Appearances: ~ 
News at Ten ~ Herself ~ ITV
News in New Zealand ~ Herself ~ NZ3
BBC South Today ~ Herself ~ BBC TV
'Cinemaniacs' ~ Herself ~ CBBC TV
'The Wright Stuff' ~ Herself ~ Channel 5
'Compulsive Obsessive' ~ Herself ~ Channel 4 
'Big Screen Britain' ~ Herself ~ BBC TV
'Countryfile' ~ Herself ~ BBC TV
'Country Tracks' ~ Herself ~ BBC TV
'The Village Show' ~ Herself ~ BBC TV
'Trisha' ~ Herself ~ Anglia TV
'SC4 Ident' ~ Herself ~ SC4
'Who's Sorry Now?' ~ Herself ~ Intermedia
'Songs of Praise' ~ Herself ~ BBC TV
'Animal Magic' ~ Herself ~ BBC TV
'Points West' ~ Herself ~ BBC TV
'Sunday Night Thriller: Dark Secret' ~ Actor ~ LWT
'The Two Ronnies' ~ Actress ~ BBC TV
'Crossroads' ~ Actor ~ ATV
'Cider with Rosie' ~ Actor ~ BBC TV
'Film Night' ~ Archive clips ~ BBC TV
'The Secret Life of Arthur Ransome' ~ BBCTV
and quoted on 'Have I Got a Little Bit More News For You'

Film credits:~
'Swallows & Amazons' 1974 ~ playing Titty ~ EMI
DVD Extras package for 'Swallows and Amazons' ~ Studio Canal
'The 'Copter Kids' 1976 ~ playing Liz Peters ~ CFTF

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