Sheridan Smith stars in ‘The Railway Children Return’

Sheridan Smith stars in ‘The Railway Children Return’


Sheridan Smith stars in brand new sequel The Railway Children Return

Directed by Morgan Matthew, The Railway Children Return will feature a new generation of children who are evacuated to a Yorkshire village during the Second World War in 1944. As life in Britain’s cities becomes increasingly perilous, three evacuee children, the Watts – Lily, Pattie and Ted– are sent by their mother from Salford to the Yorkshire village of Oakworth.

There to meet them on the train station platform are Bobbie Waterbury (Jenny Agutter, reprising her iconic role in the original film), her daughter, Annie (Sheridan Smith), and grandson Thomas and with their help the evacuees are soon settling into their new life in the countryside. Roberta ‘Bobbie’ Waterbury who has lived in the Yorkshire area since Edwardian times when her adventures as a teenager featured in The Railway Children book and film.

When the children discover injured American soldier Abe hiding out in the railyard at Oakworth Station, they are thrust into a dangerous quest to assist their new friend who, like them, is a long way from home…

The Railway Children Return hits cinemas nationwide on Friday July 15th

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