The Railway Children – E Nesbit’s classic story steams back into London’s Waterloo Station for a second time, from 18 June to 4 Sep 2011.
One of the country’s best loved novels comes to life using this unique theatre setting that has been converted into a 1,000 seat venue with audiences sitting either side of a real railway track. The Railway Children adapted by Mike Kenny and directed by Damian Cruden has arrived; bringing with it all the power of hope, the romance of steam trains and the magic of theatrical invention.
Featuring Stirling Single, a gorgeous 66-tonne steam locomotive and the Old Gentlemans’s Saloon (from the original Railway Children film) join Bobbie, Peter and Phyllis as they tell their story – of joy, sadness, laughter and love…
Yorkshire Theatre has announced to extend its Waterloo Run until 2nd Jan 2011 at Waterloo Station Theatre London.
The Railway Children – now playing live from Waterloo Station Theatre.
After two sell out and critically acclaimed summer runs at the National Railway Museum with York Theatre Royal, this breathtaking theatrical event is now live in London, transforming the former Eurostar platforms at Waterloo Station!
One of the country’s best loved novels comes to life using this unique theatre setting that has been converted into a 1,000 seat venue with audiences sitting either side of a real railway track.
Join Bobbie, Peter and Phyllis as they tell the story of how they became The Railway Children featuring the Stirling Single, a beautiful 60 tonne steam locomotive.
This production supports the Railway Children charity, helping children living on the streets.
‘SPECTACULAR’ LIBBY PURVES, TIMES
‘THRILLING’ MICHAEL BILLINGTON, GUARDIAN
‘GLORIOUS’ CHARLES SPENCER, DAILY TELEGRAPH
‘REMARKABLE’ PAUL CALLAN, DAILY EXPRESS
‘MAGNIFICENT’ FIONA MOUNTFORD, EVENING STANDARD
‘EXCELLENT’ QUENTIN LETTS, DAILY MAIL
Book Tickets for the Railway Children at Waterloo Station!