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A play by David Wood adapted from the book by Michelle Magorian. After directing last year’s sell-out show, It’s a Wonderful Life, Jake Smith returns to ERT to direct David Wood’s magical adaptation of Michelle Margorian’s deeply moving wartime classic, Goodnight Mister Tom.
As London is poised on the brink of World War II, timid and scrawny Willie Beech, the abused child of a single mother, is evacuated to the English countryside. At first, he is terrified of everything. The country sounds and sights, even of Mr Tom, the gruff, kindly old man who has taken him into his home. But gradually Willie forgets the hate and despair of his past. He learns to love a world he never knew existed, a world of friendship and affection in which harsh words and daily beatings have no place. In this new place, he discovers how reading can open up a new world. Then a telegram comes. Willie must return to his mother in London. When weeks pass by with no word from Willie, Mr Tom sets out for London to look for the young boy he has come to love as a son.
A worldwide classic and BAFTA award-winning TV film (starring John Thaw) Goodnight Mister Tom continues to inspire audiences. In a production that will bring generations together over the festive season, Goodnight Mister Tom, promises a special treat for all the family.

Event Type

  • Family Friendly


All ages


10 Lord Roberts Road
HU17 9BE
01482 874050


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Venue Access

  • Accessible Toilets
  • Baby Changing
  • Level Access
  • Wheelchair Access

Opening times

Monday Closed
Tuesday 10am-4pm
Wednesday 10am-4pm
Thursday 10am-4pm
Friday 10am-4pm
Saturday 10am-4pm
Sunday Closed

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