The Railway Children

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Southampton University Players present

The Railway Children

22 - 25 Jan 2020 at NST Campus

By E. Nesbit Adapted by Mike Kenny Directed by Paul Green

“Daddy! My Daddy!”

Marking the 50th anniversary of the much-loved film version, SUP returns with this acclaimed production of E. Nesbit’s classic story of an Edwardian family forced to relocate to rural Yorkshire. With unforgettable characters including the central trio of children – Bobbie, Peter and Phyllis – this Olivier Award-winning adaptation enjoyed a record-breaking run at London’s Waterloo Station.

“Adults and children alike are enthralled by the clever mix of imagination and reality” – Financial Times
“Glorious adaptation… it never for a moment runs out of steam” – Guardian

An amateur production from award-winning SUP Theatre Company by arrangement with Nick Hern books