Sheridan Smith and Jenny Agutter travel in style to the premiere of The Railway Children Return

Sheridan Smith and Jenny Agutter were all smiles as they boarded the train to attend the world premiere of The Railway Children Return today in Yorkshire today.

Reprising her role as Bobbie Waterbury from the beloved 1970 film, Jenny, 69, joined Sheridan, 40, playing her daughter Annie. 

The two women boarded a train at Oakworth Station, West Yorkshire to attend the premiere in Keighley. 

For the premiere, at Keighley Picture House Cinema, Sheridan wore a pale blue midi dress with large white floral pattern and matching platform sandals. 

Sheridan Smith (left) and Jenny Agutter (right) attended the world premiere of The Railway Children Return with other cast members

She swept her blonde locks to one side, which were loosely curled, and accessorised with delicate silver earrings. 

The mother-of-one spiced up her elegant outfit with shocking red pointed nails. 

Meanwhile Jenny’s dress matched Sheridan’s nails. The coral mid-length number had a rolling high neck and long sleeves. 

She opted for low heel black pumps and wore large twisted gold studs. She kept her hair neat in a bob with her fringe swept to to one side. 

L-R: Danny Brocklehurst, Jemma Rodgers, KJ Aikens, Morgan Matthews, Zac Cudby, Austin Haynes, Jenny Agutter, Eden Hamilton, Beau Gadson, Sheridan Smith, John Bradley-West and Tom Courtenay all attending the world premiere at Oakworth Station, West Yorkshire

L-R: Danny Brocklehurst, Jemma Rodgers, KJ Aikens, Morgan Matthews, Zac Cudby, Austin Haynes, Jenny Agutter, Eden Hamilton, Beau Gadson, Sheridan Smith, John Bradley-West and Tom Courtenay all attending the world premiere at Oakworth Station, West Yorkshire 

The cast travelled via train from Oakworth Station in West Yorkshire to attend the world premiere in Keighley

The cast travelled via train from Oakworth Station in West Yorkshire to attend the world premiere in Keighley

Other cast members who attend Oakworth Station ahead of the premiere were John Bradley-West, KJ Aikens, Zac Cudby, Austin Haynes, Eden Hamilton, Beau Gadson and Tom Courtenay. 

Speaking ahead of the premiere, Tom Marshall, from Keighley & Worth Valley Railway said: ‘We are very excited at KWVR to welcome the cast and crew back to the railway before the premiere. 

‘The Railway Children’s Return will greatly boost the area, especially the tourism and celebration of the local area and the railway.

‘The 1970s film Railway Children shone a light on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway, and we hope the new film will continue to shine on the area, adding another accolade and further celebrating the City of Culture win.’

Reprising her role as Bobbie Waterbury from the beloved 1970 film, Jenny, 69, joins Sheridan, 40, playing her daughter Annie

Reprising her role as Bobbie Waterbury from the beloved 1970 film, Jenny, 69, joins Sheridan, 40, playing her daughter Annie

Jenny is pictured here boarding the train. For the premiere she wore a red mid length, long sleeve dress with a roll neck

Jenny is pictured here boarding the train. For the premiere she wore a red mid length, long sleeve dress with a roll neck

Set in 1944, the sequel shows a time where life in Britain’s cities becomes increasingly perilous.

Three evacuees – Lily (Beau Gadsdon), Pattie (Eden Hamilton) and Ted (Zac Cudby) Watts – are sent to the Yorkshire village from Salford by their mother.

Sheridan and Jenny were beaming as they embarked upon the journey to the world premiere of the long anticipated sequel

Sheridan and Jenny were beaming as they embarked upon the journey to the world premiere of the long anticipated sequel 

Sheridan swept her blonde curls loosely over one shoulder and added ferocity to her outfit with bright red, pointed nails

Sheridan swept her blonde curls loosely over one shoulder and added ferocity to her outfit with bright red, pointed nails 

Bobbie, Annie and Bobbie’s grandson Thomas (Austin Haynes) are there to greet the young children and help them settle into their new life in the countryside.

However when they discover injured American soldier Abe (KJ Aikens), hiding out in the railyard at Oakworth Station, they are thrust into a dangerous quest to assist their new friend who, like them, is a long way from home.

Jenny kept her make up natural, with a bronzed look and delicate pink lipstick. She chose a pair of large gold stud earrings

Jenny kept her make up natural, with a bronzed look and delicate pink lipstick. She chose a pair of large gold stud earrings 

For the premiere Jenny wore her hair neatly in a bob, with her fringe swept to one side by the wind

For the premiere Jenny wore her hair neatly in a bob, with her fringe swept to one side by the wind

At the directorial helm is Morgan Matthews, whose previous credits include Taxidermy: Stuff the World, Channel 4’s My Crazy Parents and feature-length Beautiful Young Minds.

Matthews is known for films X+Y and Shooting Bigfoot, while Jemma Rodgers will produce the film for StudioCanal, which owns the rights to the original.

Sheridan opted for a pastel blue dress with large white floral print and blue platform heels. Her toe nails matched the colour of her striking nails

Sheridan opted for a pastel blue dress with large white floral print and blue platform heels. Her toe nails matched the colour of her striking nails 

The cast and crew attending the world premiere of The Railway Children at Keighley Picture House Cinema in West Yorkshire

The cast and crew attending the world premiere of The Railway Children at Keighley Picture House Cinema in West Yorkshire 

John Bradley, who plays the conductor in the film

Director Morgan Matthews before boarding a train at Oakworth Station

Game of Thrones star John Bradley (left) also stars in the film, which is directed by Morgan Matthews (right)

Meanwhile, Danny Brocklehurst, whose writing credits include Brassic and Shameless, penned the screenplay.

The original film was based on the novel by E Nesbit, which tells the story of three children who are set to be shipped off to live in the country at The Three Chimneys house beside a railway line, following their father’s arrest on spying charges.

The crew shot scenes in key locations from the original film, including the Haworth, Oakworth Station, The Brontë Parsonage and the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway.

Typical Yorkshire weather! Jenny Agutter is seen here underneath an umbrella on the train platform with Tom Courtenay

Typical Yorkshire weather! Jenny Agutter is seen here underneath an umbrella on the train platform with Tom Courtenay

Three evacuees - Lily (Beau Gadsdon), Pattie (Eden Hamilton) and Ted (Zac Cudby) Watts - are sent to the Yorkshire village from Salford by their mother

Three evacuees – Lily (Beau Gadsdon), Pattie (Eden Hamilton) and Ted (Zac Cudby) Watts – are sent to the Yorkshire village from Salford by their mother

TV presenter Christine Talbot was among the premiere's guests at Keighley Picture House Cinema

TV presenter Christine Talbot was among the premiere’s guests at Keighley Picture House Cinema 

Married at First Sight's Marilyse Corrigan wore a white and black floral dress to attend the event, with black sandals

Married at First Sight’s Marilyse Corrigan wore a white and black floral dress to attend the event, with black sandals 

Katie McGlynn attended the premiere in white skinny jeans

Corrie star Dolly-Rose Campbell opted for a black and white gingham dress

Coronation Street stars, Katie McGlynn (left) and Dolly-Rose Campbell (right) were also in attendance at the premiere 

Actor Bhavana wore a yellow and orange floral dress for the event

Martelle Edinborough (right) wore burnt orange velvet wide leg trousers

Other Coronation Street stars in attendance included Bhavana Limbachia (left) and Martelle Edinborough (right with guest)

Leeds Rhino's star Kruise Leeming attended the world premiere with his partner Alex May Hancock

Leeds Rhino’s star Kruise Leeming attended the world premiere with his partner Alex May Hancock

Former Emmerdale star Natalie Anderson was also in attendance. She opted for a butterfly print dress and gold wedge espadrilles

Former Emmerdale star Natalie Anderson was also in attendance. She opted for a butterfly print dress and gold wedge espadrilles 

Actor David Tag looked laid back in a casual white shirt as he turned up a the premiere in Keighley

Actor David Tag looked laid back in a casual white shirt as he turned up a the premiere in Keighley

British wheelchair racers Hannah Cockroft and Nathan Maguire where also in attendance at Keighley Picture House Cinema

British wheelchair racers Hannah Cockroft and Nathan Maguire where also in attendance at Keighley Picture House Cinema 

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