SLT Show

The Railway Children

By E Nesbit (adapted by Mike Kenny)

Date: 27 Jul - 6 Aug 2023

Time: 19:30 - 21:30

Location: SLT Old Fire Station

Mike Kenny’s imaginative stage adaptation of E. Nesbit’s much-loved children’s classic. Famously filmed, this story of a prosperous Edwardian family forced into near-penury in the rural north of England captures the anxieties and exhilarations of childhood with great tenderness and insight.

PLEASE NOTE THE EARLIER START TIME of 7.30pm (we usually start at 8pm)

Thursday 27th July - 7.30pm
Friday 28th July - 7.30pm
Saturday 29th July - 2.30pm & 7.30pm
Sunday 30th July - 2.30pm
Wednesday 2nd August - 7.30pm
Thursday 3rd August - 7.30pm
Friday 4th August - 7.30pm
Saturday 5th August - 2.30pm & 7.30pm
Sunday 6th August - 2.30pm

Age suitability: 5yrs+

Advisories: Smoke effects

Trigger warnings: None

Director: Tom Melly


Roberta - Aurora McLaughlin-Hacker

Peter - Charlie Smiles

Phyllis - Ryan Garston

Mother - Jenny McLaughlin

Mr Perks - Owen Chidlaw

Old Gentleman - David Carr

Mrs Perks - Ellie Masterman

Doctor/Cook - Lydie Koritsas

Jim/Extras - Adrian Simmons

Inspector/Butler - Oliver Adkin

Mrs Vinney/Maid - Eri Yokota

Father - Steve Pleasants

Mr Szczepansky - Adam Crook

Perks Children - Noah Courtin, Beau Roberston, Bridget Bluck and Tova Tindall