REVIEW: Goodnight Mister Tom, New Victoria Theatre

David Wood’s adaptation of Michelle Magorian’s classic story is equally heartwarming as it is heartbreaking.  Angus Jackson has created a beautifully sad and affectionate production from David Wood’s adaptation of Magorian’s original book, allowing the characters and their backgrounds really stand out – simple but effective. The story follows evacuee William Beech, who is moved… Read More

PREVIEW: Goodnight Mister Tom, New Victoria Theatre

Having completed another successful run in the West End, Michelle Magorian’s classic novel set in World War II arrives in Woking next month.  Celebrating its 35th anniversary, Goodnight Mister Tom follows young William Beech as he is evacuated to the countryside, forging a heart-warming friendship with the man who takes him in Tom Oakley. As well… Read More

REVIEW: Goodnight Mister Tom, Duke of York’s Theatre

This beautifully written story by Michelle Magorian is brought to life charmingly by David Wood and director Angus Jackson.  This beautiful story of frightened and lonely William Beech and his developing friendship with Tom Oakley who he is sent to live with as war is declared is moving when written down, but tugs on the… Read More