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Railway Children, The
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Railway Children, The

E.Nesbit (Adapted by Mike Kenny)
E. Nesbit’s touching and evocative story about a prosperous Edwardian family, forced to move to the rural north and live in relative poverty after the father is wrongly imprisoned, has remained in print since its first publication in 1906.

The story of plucky English decency in the face of unexpected hardship captures the anxieties and exhilarations of childhood with great tenderness and insight. Mike Kenny’s wonderful adaptation - full of excitement, laughter and tears - remains remarkably true to the much-loved original.

Though the current production uses real steam trains in a real station, the published version returns to Mike Kenny’s original script – in which real trains are not required, thus making it suitable for schools and drama groups wherever the cry of ‘Daddy! My Daddy!’ provokes a tear…

Cast : 6M, 5F (doubling required)
Nick Hern Books, UK | 978-1-84842-131-8 | Sales rights: Australia/NZ | PB