The Railway Children Return shared a first look from its highly anticipated sequel with stars Sheridan Smith and Jenny Agutter.
Originally shown in 1970, it’s back to charm a new generation with a new story.
And fans can’t wait to see it.
That’s a wrap on The Railway Children Return! 🎬
To celebrate – here’s a first look image of @Sheridansmith1, Jenny Agutter and a new generation of railway children in the sequel to one of the most beloved British family films of all time. pic.twitter.com/S1UJzeQ62d
— StudiocanalUK (@StudiocanalUK) June 24, 2021
What does the film studio say about The Railway Children?
The makers of the film, Studio Canal, shared the picture on Twitter.
It showed Sheridan and Call The Midwife star Jenny in period costume frolicking through the fields with a group of children.
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It read: “This is a conclusion to The Railway Children Return!
“To celebrate – here’s a first pic of @ Sheridansmith1, Jenny Agutter and a new generation of railroad kids in the sequel to one of the most popular British family films of all time.”
How did the fans react?
It wasn’t long before fans of classic family history reached out to share their enthusiasm.
Sheridan Smith himself replied with a red love heart emoji.
I really can’t wait for this honey.
Another fan said, “I really can’t wait for that honey xxxxx.”
“I’m looking forward to it, but I’m afraid! One of my favorite films of all time and such a legacy! “
What is “The Railway Children” about?
The Railway Children was originally released in 1970 and became an instant hit.
Based on the novel by Edith Nesbit, it tells the story of the children Roberta, Peter and Phyllis, who move from their cozy London home to a small cottage in the country.
They move because their father is mysteriously leaving the family.
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Soon the railroad becomes a source of fascination until the terrible truth about what happened to her father is revealed.
The original played a young Jennifer who became a star after her performance. It also played Sir Tom Courtenay, who also appears in this sequel.
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