First Look image revealed of The Railway Children Return

Production wraps on STUDIOCANAL’s THE RAILWAY CHILDREN RETURN. In the first look image revealed today, a new generation of Railway Children is introduced; pictured (L-R) Beau Gadsdon (Lily), Eden Hamilton (Pattie), Sheridan Smith (Annie), Austin Haynes (Thomas), Zac Cudby (Ted), KJ Aikens (Abe) and Jenny Agutter (Bobbie).

The Railway Children Return

As previously announced BAFTA & Emmy Award winning Jenny Agutter will resume her role from the original THE RAILWAY CHILDREN, BAFTA winning Sheridan Smith (CILLA), Academy Award nominee & BAFTA winning Tom Courtenay (45 YEARS, BILLY LIAR) also star, and newly announced in a supporting role, John Bradley (GAME OF THRONES). The new generation of Railway Children are Beau Gadsdon (THE CROWN, STAR WARS: ROGUE ONE), KJ Aikens, Eden Hamilton, Austin Haynes and Zac Cudby.

BAFTA winning Director Morgan Matthews (X+Y) shot in key locations from the original film including Haworth, The Bronte Parsonage, Oakworth station and the iconic railways from the original film (all part of the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway).

Written by BAFTA winning Danny Brocklehurst (BRASSIC, Red Production’s THE STRANGER, THE FIVE, SAFE and COME HOME) and Produced by BAFTA and award-winning Jemma Rodgers for STUDIOCANAL.

Inspired by one of the most beloved British family films of all time, THE RAILWAY CHILDREN RETURN is an enchanting adventure for a new generation bringing a contemporary sensibility to a classic story and combining British cast with stunning locations. THE RAILWAY CHILDREN RETURN will take audiences on an exciting and heart-warming journey, in which a group of children are evacuated to a Yorkshire village during World War 2, where they encounter a young soldier, who like them, is far away from home…

THE RAILWAY CHILDREN is a key title in STUDIOCANAL’s celebrated Vintage Classics collection.

The fully restored Blu-ray and DVD release of THE RAILWAY CHILDREN includes a retrospective documentary and interviews with key cast Jenny Agutter, Bernard Cribbins and Sally Thomsett, the film is also available to own on Digital across all major retailers.