It’s the feel-good family show – and Goodnight Mister Tom comes to York just in time for the Easter holidays.
A modern classic, Michelle Magorian’s wonderfully uplifting tale is brought to life in a magical stage adaptation by David Wood.
Set during the dangerous build up to the Second World War, Goodnight Mister Tom 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.
The play has won numerous plaudits to go with its awards: “It ends as children’s theatre should. adults audibly snivelling and children breathlessly attentive,” said The Times.
You can see why from these great pix of the production – and the video which shows off some amazing puppetry skills too.