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The Shows Must Go On Will Present THE RAILWAY CHILDREN

The production will be available for 48 hours starting Monday, December 21.

On Monday, The Shows Must Go On will present a matinee performance of the timeless classic 'The Railway Children.' The production will be available for 48 hours.

E. Nesbit's classic novel of The Railway Children follows the story of Roberta (Bobbie), Phyllis and Peter, three sheltered siblings who suffer a huge upheaval when their father is falsely imprisoned. The children and their mother, now penniless, are forced to move from London to rural Yorkshire into a new home next to a railway line.

Dealing with themes of justice, the importance of family and the kindness of strangers the event is filmed from the National Railway Museum in Yorkshire, featuring the train from the original much-loved film. York Theatre Royal's Olivier award-winning production of 'The Railway Children' has been imaginatively adapted by Mike Kenny and directed for the stage by Damian Cruden and beautifully directed for the screen by Ross MacGibbon.

The cast includes Martin Barrass as station porter Albert Perks, alongside Rozzi Nicholson-Lailey, Beth Lilly, Izaak Cainer, Andrina Carroll and Robert Angell.

The stream will support Child Bereavement UK, which helps children and young people (up to age 25), parents, and families, to rebuild their lives when a child grieves or when a child dies. We also provide training to professionals, equipping them to provide the best possible care to bereaved families.

Donate online at or text RAILWAYCHILDREN to 70085 to donate £10 (texts cost your donation plus one standard rate message).

Bereavement Support Helpline: 0800 02 888 40

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