The Railway Children Return

Just over 50 years ago the iconic ‘The Railway Children’ film reached the box office and the cameras are rolling once again in the Worth Valley

THE RAILWAY CHILDREN RETURN

All aboard! We’re delighted to announce cameras are rolling on STUDIOCANAL’s The Railway Children Return, a sequel to one of the most beloved British family films of all time.

Jenny Agutter resumes her role from the original film. Sheridan Smith, Tom Courtenay & a new generation of railway children to star. Coming to UK cinemas 1 April 2022.

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…”

London, Paris, Yorkshire, 6 May 2021 – STUDIOCANAL is delighted to announce the start of principal photography on THE RAILWAY CHILDREN RETURN revealing that BAFTA & Emmy Award winning Jenny Agutter will resume her role from the original THE RAILWAY CHILDREN, BAFTA winning Sheridan Smith, Academy Award nominee & BAFTA winning Tom Courtenay & a new generation of Railway Children will star. Shooting begins on location in the UK 10 May 2021.

BAFTA winning Director Morgan Matthews (X+Y) will be shooting in key locations from the original film to include Oakworth Station, Haworth, and The Bronte Parsonage. the Iconic Keighley & Worth Valley Railway from the original film will also feature.

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 (pictured) is a key title in STUDIOCANAL’s celebrated Vintage Classics collection.