Daisy Haggard on Boat Story, Yorkshire accents and writing her first film

a woman in her 40s faces to the right, standing on a beach with wind in her hair, which is blonde with blue highlights. She wears a blue jumper, hat and a multicoloured scarf. She appears troubled but hardened.

It’s no coincidence, the role of Janet was written specifically for Haggard. Having previously collaborated with Haggard on Back To Life, screenwriters and producers Harry and Jack Williams know that exhibiting a variety of emotions is where she likes to be.

“They kind of thought ‘we'll give Daisy what she's comfortable doing’, which quite often is going - [Haggard contorts her face to show a range of emotions]."