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Our summer 2024 family production will be the much loved classic, The Railway Children - based on the classic novel by E. Nesbit


All aboard! Tethered Wits invites you to embark on a magical journey filled with fun, music, and heartwarming storytelling.


Meet the Waterbury children: Roberta, Peter, and Phyllis. They are ordinary children living in an ordinary house, until one day, a mysterious event changes their lives forever.


Forced to move to the countryside, they move near a bustling railway, where every passing locomotive brings new mysteries, friendships, and discoveries. Our young heroes find themselves in the midst of a true adventure.


Bring your friends and family together, on a journey that celebrates the timeless power of love, community, and the unbreakable bonds of family.


👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Age Guidance: 5+ (Fun for all the family!)


🕒 Running Time: 1 hour (no interval)


🚪’Doors open’ 45 minutes-1 hour before the performance begins for picnics. Check your venue's information for details.


Praise for Tethered Wits’ 2023 open-air show:


★ ★ ★ ★ ★

‘Great fun… great interaction with the audience keeping the kids entranced’

The View From the Stalls


★ ★ ★ ★ ★

'Excellent: well adapted, well-acted and well directed’

North West End


★ ★ ★ ★ ★

'The cast were absolutely outstanding… I was captivated throughout'

What's Good To Do


★ ★ ★ ★ 

‘A magical sixty minutes’

North West End

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