Railway Children, The [Reading]

Joanna Tope reads from E Nesbit's classic 1906 children's novel which tells the story of the trials and adventures of a middle-class Edwardian family.

Episodes

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0120081214

Bobbie, Peter and Phyllis live a happy life in a comfortable suburban house with their parents. But that life is about to change.

0220081221

The children ask a favour of the Old Gentleman.

A cold June causes a disastrous coalmining incident and the children ask a favour of the Old Gentleman.

0320081228

The children witness an accident on the line and courageously step in to save the day.

The children witness an accident on the line and courageously step in to save the day, and Bobbie makes a terrible discovery.

0420090104

Bobbie knows the secret about her father and the children mount a rescue in a tunnel.

05 LAST20090111

A surprising connection to the Old Gentleman promises a happy conclusion.