The Railway Children

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8th - 16th July 2016

Guildford Castle Grounds

The Story

Based on the novel by Edith Nesbit, this adaptation by Mike Kenny is a mix of the book and film and was originally performed on the platforms at Eurostar Waterloo and The National Railway Museum in York before returning to London at a purpose built theatre at the back of Kings Cross Station. These venues being able to accommodate the 60 ton live steam loco which trundles on an off at various times.


Photos by Ant Davey



Roberta - Elena Mason
Phyllis - Emily Quinton-Zorn
Peter - Rob Greaves
Mother - Charlotte Lamb
Father - Ed Draycott
Mr Perks - Ian Creese
Mrs Perks - Amy Scott
Mr Szczepansky - Jon Young
Old Gentleman - Bob Horn
Jim - Henry Quinton-Zorn
Maid - Ellie Ponsford
Dr Forrest - Ed Draycott
Mrs Viney - Jenny Haynes
Policeman - Henry Quinton-Zorn
Cook - Jenny Haynes
Passengers/Villagers, Perks children - Alice Walsh

Director - Jenny Swift