The BFG: Ruby Barnhill on her film role as Sophie
The young star of Steven Spielberg's film The BFG admitted she "had no idea" of the Oscar-winning director's reputation when she won the role.
Ruby Barnhill, who is from Knutsford in Cheshire, played Sophie alongside award-winning actor Mark Rylance as the Big Friendly Giant in the adaptation of Roald Dahl's story.
The 12-year-old, who opened a garden inspired by the novel at the RHS Flower Show Tatton Park, spoke to BBC North West Tonight reporter Ian Haslam.
21 Jul 2016
- From the section Manchester