Watch the trailer for the Swallows and Amazons movie

If you’re a fan of the Arthur Ransome’s tale of John, Susan, Titty and Roger – involving much sailing, junior crimefighting and grog – you’ll no doubt be on tenterhooks waiting for the film version to come out…

Starring Rafe Spall (Life of Pi, I Give it a Year), Andrew Scott (Sherlock, Spectre) Kelly Macdonald (Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows: Part 2, Brave) Jessica Hynes (Twenty Twelve, Shaun of the Dead) and Harry Enfield (Harry Enfield and Chums), Swallows And Amazons will be released on August 19th.

Can’t wait? Watch the trailer …