The Railway Children Tickets
Set in a brand new, purpose built 1,000 seat venue, this breathtaking show features a stage built around a real train track, and a beautiful 60 tonne vintage locomotive that steams into the theatre to delight all ages. A truly unique theatrical experience, The Railway Children returns to London after winning the Olivier Award for Best Entertainment in its previous home at Waterloo.
Don't miss your chance to join Bobbie, Peter and Phyllis on the adventure of a lifetime as they tell the story of how they became The Railway Children.
Age restriction2 years. Under 2 years not admitted. Under 11 years must be accompanied by an adult at all times in the venue.
Running time2hrs 20 mins inc. interval
There is no cloakroom in this venue, so suitcases and large bags are not permitted. There is an unattended 'Buggy Park' for pushchairs and strollers. The performance includes special effects including haze.
News / Casting
BAFTA Award-Winning Justin Fletcher Joins The Railway Children Cast
BAFTA award–winning presenter, actor and voice-over artist, Justin Fletcher will transform from the much-loved children’s character Mr Tumble into the equally loved Mr Perks for two months only, from 31 August to 30 October 2016. The Olivier Award-winning production of Mike Kenny’s stage adaptation of E. Nesbit’s novel The Railway Children – Live on Stage must end on 8 January 2017, following more than two glorious years at King’s Cross Theatre, where it opened to critical and public acclaim on 14 January 2015, following previews from 16 December 2014.
16 Jun, 2016 | By Jacob Porteous
The Railway Children At London's King's Cross Theatre Extends Run For Fourth Time Due To Popular Demand
Due to popular demand, the Olivier Award-winning production of Mike Kenny’s stage adaptation of E. Nesbit’s novel The Railway Children – Live on Stage will be extending its run at King’s Cross Theatre for a fourth time until 30 October 2016, with tickets on sale Friday 5 February.
4 Feb, 2016 | By Jacob Porteous
Andrew Dunn To Star In The Railway Children At King's Cross Theatre From 24 June
Andrew Dunn will star as Mr Perks in the Olivier Award-winning production of Mike Kenny’s stage adaptation of E. Nesbit’s novel The Railway Children from tomorrow, Wednesday 24 June.
23 Jun, 2015 | By Jacob Porteous
News / Casting
Sean Hughes Joins The Railway Children Cast As Mr. Perks
Actor and comedian Sean Hughes stars as Mr Perks in the Olivier Award-winning production of Mike Kenny’s stage adaptation of E. Nesbit’s novel The Railway Children at the King's Cross Theatre from today (17 March).
Sean Hughes started his career in the late 80’s at the Comedy Store, and his first Edinburgh show, A One Night Stand with Sean Hughes won the prestigious Perrier Comedy Award. He subsequently won a Fringe First for his short plays, Dehydrated and Travellin' Light.
17 Mar, 2015 | By Jacob Porteous
All Aboard! Why The Railway Children Will Never Get Old
As a commuter, I spend several hours a day on trains. They tend to be hot, crowded and a bit smelly, not to mention usually running late. So it's fair to say I'm not a fan of the railway. But that all changed for two hours the other day, when I went to see The Railway Children at King's Cross Theatre.
7 Jan, 2015 | By London Theatre Direct
ALL ABOARD AS THE RAILWAY CHILDREN PULLS INTO WATERLOO STATION FOR FINAL PERFORMANCES
Mark Benton has joined the London cast of The Railway Children to play Perks for the final six weeks of Damian Cruden’s Olivier award-winning production at Waterloo Station. The last ever London performance in the specially created 1000 seat space in the old Eurostar Terminal at Waterloo Station will be on 8 January 2012 as previously announced.
6 Dec, 2011 | By London Theatre Direct