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Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE RAILWAY CHILDREN at King's Cross Theatre

The Olivier Award-winning production of Mike Kenny's stage adaptation of E. Nesbit's novel The Railway Children opened last night, 14 January. Below, BroadayWorld brings you a first look at opening night!

The cast of The Railway Children is led by Jeremy Swift as Mr Perks and Caroline Harker as Mother. Also in the cast areLouise Calf as Phyllis, Clare Corbett as Mrs Perks, Jack Hardwick as Peter, Mark Hawkins as Jim/District Super, Connie Hyde as Mrs Viney, Andrew Loudon as Father/Doctor,Serena Manteghi as Bobbie, Blair Plant as Schepansky andMoray Treadwell as the Old Gentleman, plus a children's ensemble made up of four teams of ten children aged between 9 and 15.

A purpose built 1,000-seat theatre, complete with a railway track and platforms, and with a state of the art heating system, has been specially created on the site on King's Boulevard, behind King's Cross Station, which has been loaned to the production for the duration of the run by Google. The York Theatre Royal production, which is in association with the National Railway Museum, once again features a live steam locomotive and a vintage carriage, originally built in 1896.

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Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE RAILWAY CHILDREN at King's Cross Theatre
Shaun Dooley

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE RAILWAY CHILDREN at King's Cross Theatre
Tyger Drew-Honey

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE RAILWAY CHILDREN at King's Cross Theatre
tyger Drew-Honey and Libby Millward

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE RAILWAY CHILDREN at King's Cross Theatre
Tyger Drew-Honey and Libby Millward

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE RAILWAY CHILDREN at King's Cross Theatre
Kerry Godlimanat

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE RAILWAY CHILDREN at King's Cross Theatre
Elaine Cassidy and Stephen Lord

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE RAILWAY CHILDREN at King's Cross Theatre
Elaine Cassidy and Stephen Lord

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE RAILWAY CHILDREN at King's Cross Theatre
Ronni Ancona, Elsa and Lily

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE RAILWAY CHILDREN at King's Cross Theatre
Ronni Ancona

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE RAILWAY CHILDREN at King's Cross Theatre
Rachael Sterling and Scarlett

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE RAILWAY CHILDREN at King's Cross Theatre
Rachael Sterling

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE RAILWAY CHILDREN at King's Cross Theatre
Rachael Sterling

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE RAILWAY CHILDREN at King's Cross Theatre
Daughter and Samantha Spiro

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE RAILWAY CHILDREN at King's Cross Theatre
Daughter and Samantha Spiro

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE RAILWAY CHILDREN at King's Cross Theatre
Raquel Cassidy

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE RAILWAY CHILDREN at King's Cross Theatre
Raquel Cassidy

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE RAILWAY CHILDREN at King's Cross Theatre
Jeffrey and Mathew Postlethwaite

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE RAILWAY CHILDREN at King's Cross Theatre
Mathew and Jeffrey Postlethwaite

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE RAILWAY CHILDREN at King's Cross Theatre
Lee Mack , Arlo McKillip, Louie McKillip and Tara

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE RAILWAY CHILDREN at King's Cross Theatre
Lee Mack , Arlo McKillip, Tara and Louie McKillip

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE RAILWAY CHILDREN at King's Cross Theatre
Lee Mack

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE RAILWAY CHILDREN at King's Cross Theatre
Benjamin, Fiona Hawthorne , Colin Salmon and Eden

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE RAILWAY CHILDREN at King's Cross Theatre
Colin Salmon

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE RAILWAY CHILDREN at King's Cross Theatre
David Soul

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE RAILWAY CHILDREN at King's Cross Theatre
Toby Young and children

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE RAILWAY CHILDREN at King's Cross Theatre
Toby Young

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE RAILWAY CHILDREN at King's Cross Theatre
Laura Main

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE RAILWAY CHILDREN at King's Cross Theatre
Laura Main

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE RAILWAY CHILDREN at King's Cross Theatre
Mary Archer

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE RAILWAY CHILDREN at King's Cross Theatre
The cast of The Railway Children

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE RAILWAY CHILDREN at King's Cross Theatre

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE RAILWAY CHILDREN at King's Cross Theatre
Jeremy Swift

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE RAILWAY CHILDREN at King's Cross Theatre
Moray Treadwell

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE RAILWAY CHILDREN at King's Cross Theatre
Mary Archer

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE RAILWAY CHILDREN at King's Cross Theatre
Caroline Harker with Mary Archer

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE RAILWAY CHILDREN at King's Cross Theatre
Caroline Harker

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE RAILWAY CHILDREN at King's Cross Theatre
Anthony Calf

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE RAILWAY CHILDREN at King's Cross Theatre
Louise Calf, Caroline Harker and Serena Manteghi

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE RAILWAY CHILDREN at King's Cross Theatre
Jeremy Swift, Louise Calf, Caroline Harker and Serena Manteghi

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE RAILWAY CHILDREN at King's Cross Theatre
Louise Calf, Caroline Harker, Jack Hardwick and Serena Manteghi

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE RAILWAY CHILDREN at King's Cross Theatre
Serena Manteghi

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE RAILWAY CHILDREN at King's Cross Theatre
Caroline Harker, Serena Manteghi, Louise Calf , Jack Hardwick and Jeremy Swift

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE RAILWAY CHILDREN at King's Cross Theatre
Jeremy Swift

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE RAILWAY CHILDREN at King's Cross Theatre
Mathew and Jeffrey Postlethwaite

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of THE RAILWAY CHILDREN at King's Cross Theatre
The cast of The Railway Children


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