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THE RAILWAY CHILDREN
The Musical

by ROBERT WILLIS and PHILIP LAWSON

Adapted from the book by E. NESBIT

 Cast:  15 Speaking parts (9 m, 6 f) + Crowd/Chorus.
 Suggested Age Range:  9 to 13 or older
 Approx. Running Time:  90 minutes [ + interval ]
 Music: Solos, ensemble and chorus numbers. Piano accompaniment - could be small band.
 Set: A Victorian town house; the cottage; the railway station and surrounding locations.
 Synopsis: A faithful adaptation of the famous children's book by E. Nesbit with songs which enhance the charm and poignancy of this ever-popular story.
When their father is escorted from their comfortable London home, Roberta (Bobby), Phyllis and Peter have to move with their mother to a remote cottage in Yorkshire, close to the railway line. Through their various adventures they become friendly with Mr. Perks, the station porter, and eventually with the elderly gentleman who waves to them from his train each morning. Their bravery in averting a railway accident leads indirectly to being reunited with their seriously wronged father.
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Price Codes: 

 Script:  Code D

Score: Code G

 Performance Rights:  Code X

 Licence to Copy: Code X
 Video Recording Licence: Code H  

ISBN 978 1 902472 19 5

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