Set in the dark and dangerous build-up to the second world war, ‘Goodnight Mister Tom’ follows sad young William Beech, who is evacuated to the idyllic English countryside and builds a remarkable and moving friendship with the elderly recluse Tom Oakley with whom he is billeted. All seems perfect until William is devastatingly summoned by his mother back to London.
This is an original story from the novel by Michelle Magorian, which has been brilliantly adapted for the stage by David Wood and is suitable for all ages. Many will remember the unforgettable portrayal of Mister Tom by the late John Thaw in the TV film of the 1980s. This heart-warming show which is filled with wonderful characters, promises to be a blockbuster production..!