Goodnight Mister Tom Duke of Yorks Theatre

Venue: 
Duke of York's Theatre
Location: 
West End

Cast includes David Troughton (Tom Oakley) Set during the dangerous build up to the Second World War, follows young William Beech, who is evacuated to the idyllic English countryside and forges a remarkable and heart-warming friendship with the elderly recluse, Tom Oakley. All is perfect until William is suddenly summoned by his mother back to London.

By: 
David Wood; Adapted from the novel by Michelle Magorian
Director: 
Angus Jackson
Goodnight Mister Tom Duke of Yorks Theatre Schedule
Opening date: 
Friday, 11 December, 2015
Booking to: 
Saturday, 20 February, 2016
Address:
45 St Martin's Lane, London, WC2N 4BG
Nearest tube:
Leicester Square

Our Review

Goodnight Mister Tom is both heartwarming and heartbreaking: a play about a damaged young boy who is evacuated from London to Dorset at the outbreak of the Second World War, where he is taken in by an initially curmudgeonly but actually incredibly kind man, and they are both changed forever by the experience.

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