Shaun Williamson Joins The Railway Children Cast

Last Updated on 20th April 2016

Shaun Williamson to join the cast of The Railway ChildrenIt has been announced that Shaun Williamson will join the cast of The Railway Children playing Mr Perks. This casting announcement comes as the show celebrates it’s first anniversary at London’s purpose built Kings Cross Theatre.

Best known for his long-standing role as Barry in television soap Eastenders, Shaun has recently completed a national tour of the musical Love Me Tender.

Also joining the cast of The Railway Children on 16 January will be Sophie Ablett as Bobbie, Beth Lilly as Phyllis, Matt Jessup as Peter and Lindsay Allen as Mrs Perks. Sophie Ablett and Beth Lilly are both making their West End debuts with The Railway Children.

The new cast members will join Caroline Harker as Mother, Peter Gardiner as Doctor/Butler, Mark Hawkins as Jim/District Super, Connie Hyde as Mrs Viney, Blair Plant as Father/Schepansky, and Moray Treadwell as the Old Gentleman, as well as Helen Brampton, Rebecca Brierley, Timothy George and Daniel Griffin, plus a children’s ensemble made up of three teams of ten children aged between 9 and 15.

The Railway Children tells the story of Bobbie, Peter and Phyllis, three children whose lives change dramatically when their father is mysteriously taken away. They move from London to a cottage in rural Yorkshire with their mother, where they befriend the local railway porter, Perks, and embark on a magical journey of discovery, friendship and adventure. But the mystery remains – where is Father, and is he ever coming back?


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