The Railway Children – Bradford International Film Festival 2010

This years Bradford International Film Festival concluded with a new restoration of The Railway Children. This 40th anniversary world digital premiere was held here in Yorkshire at The National Media museum in Bradford.

This picture is of Jenny Agutter, Sally Thomsett and Bernard Cribbins who came together here for a unique reunion screening of this wonderful 1970 film, The Railway Children.

Jenny Agutter played Roberta ‘Bobbie’ Waterbury in the film based on the novel by E Nesbit and later went on to play Alex Price in An American Werewolf in London, Jessica 6 in Logan’s Run and many other film roles. More recently Miss Agutter has been seen on BBC TV in Spooks (broadcast on American television and released on DVD in the US under the title MI-5).

Sally Thomsett played Phyllis Waterbury in this family film and appearing in many TV productions perhaps best remembered as Jo in “Man About the House”.

Bernard Cribbins played Albert Perks a wonderful comic performance and is well known for his many film, TV and stage roles.

The newly restored version premiered at the Bradford Film Festival will be followed by a digital theatrical re-release in cinemas nationwide for the Easter Holidays (2 April) and then on special edition DVD and Blu-ray in May.

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