PREVIEW: The Railway Children Return (PG)

WHO’S IN IT?

Jenny Agutter (Walkabout), Tom Courtenay (The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society), Sheridan Smith (Quartet), Jessica Baglow (Salvage), John Bradley (Moonfall), KJ Aikens (Okko’s Inn), Beau Gadsdon (Censor), Eden Hamilton (film debut), Austin Haynes (Ali & Ava), Zac Cudby (film debut)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Morgan Matthews (X+Y), director; Jemma Rodgers (film debut), writer, producer; Daniel Brocklehurst (film debut), writer; Edward Farmer (film debut) and Martin Phipps (Harry Brown), composers; Kit Fraser (The Phantom of the Open), cinematographer; Rebecca Lloyd (My Name Is Lenny), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

During the Second World War, young siblings Lily (Gadsdon), Pattie (Hamilton) and Ted (Cudby) are sent to stay in the Yorkshire village of Oakworth, where they are helped to adjust by Bobbie Waterbury (Agutter), her daughter Annie (Smith), and grandson Thomas (Haynes). Soon, the children discover wounded American soldier Abe (Aikens) hiding in the railyard, and they resolve to help their new friend by going on a dangerous quest…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

The beloved family classic, based on the timeless book by E. Nesbit, gets a brand-new follow-up which sees original star Jenny Agutter reprise one of her most iconic roles.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 15TH JULY 2022

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

IN CINEMAS NATIONWIDE

 

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