The Railway Children (1968) | 5: The Secret

Based on The Railway Children by Edith Nesbit

When the children ask around the town for birthday presents for Perks and are handed some old magazines, Bobbie is horrified to notice a newspaper headline: announcing her father's conviction and sentence to penal servitude. Knowing he is innocent, Bobbie resolves to rescue him.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Adaptation
  • Channel: BBC One
  • Duration: 24'11''
  • Broadcast date: 1968

UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

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