Sheridan Smith transforms for an iconic film remake

Railway Children star Sheridan Smith looked very different when she morphed into character on the set of the iconic remake.

The 39-year-old Cilla actress is currently filming the 1970 classic in Yorkshire with her co-stars.

Sheridan sported a glamorous 1940s look this week and was spotted wearing a pink hairnet on the set.

Sheridan Smith on the set of The Railway Children this week (Photo credit:

Sheridan also wore a burgundy silk blouse and a velvet green jacket.

The actress, who is supposed to play a schoolmaster in the film, was also supported by several crew members.

Sheridan first announced her involvement in the classic remake last month.

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At the time, she wrote on Instagram: “I’m so happy to announce my next filming job! Starting this month … @studiocanaluk Everyone on board! “

In the new sequel, a group of children are evacuated to a Yorkshire village during World War II.

Later, however, the group comes across a young soldier.

Tom Courtenay came to Sheridan’s location in Yorkshire (Photo credit:

The railway children: Sheridan shows her costume

Meanwhile, Sheridan gave fans a glimpse into her character last week.

In addition to taking a picture of herself in full costume and make-up, she wrote: “So happy to be filming again.”

The entry was greeted by many enthusiastic fans with a saying: “I can’t wait to see this.”

I am so happy to be filming again

A second shared: “Can’t wait for this to come out.”

Another added, “Nice to hear your back on the filming.”

Actress Anna Friel also commented: “Looks radiant and oh so happy. Good for you.”

Who else will appear in The Railway Children?

Sheridan is accompanied by a few familiar faces.

Original Railway Children’s star Jenny Agutter returns as Roberta ‘Bobbie’ Waterbury.

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Tom Courtenay will also appear in the upcoming film.

A new generation of railway children will also be featured in the film.

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Sheridan announced her involvement in the film last month (Photo credit:

Announcing the upcoming film, producers Studio Canal said, “Inspired by one of the most popular British family films of all time …

“… The Railway Children Return is an enchanting adventure for a new generation that gives a classic story a contemporary sensibility and combines British actors with breathtaking locations.”

When did the original railroad kids hit the screens?

The original film first aired in 1970.

However, the story was based on E Nesbit’s novel, which tells the story of the Waterbury children.

The main characters in the book are Bobbie, Phyllis and Peter.

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