Goodnight, Mister Tom

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In September 1939, the United Kingdom enters World War II and children are evacuated from London to the countryside for their safety. Tom Oakley, a lonely and bitter old man living in a countryside village, Little Weirworld, is forced to look after... read more

In September 1939, the United Kingdom enters World War II and children are evacuated from London to the countryside for their safety. Tom Oakley, a lonely and bitter old man living in a countryside village, Little Weirworld, is forced to look after one of the evacuees, William "Willie" Beech. Tom has long since withdrawn from life after losing his wife and child to scarlatina many years ago, while Willie is a quiet young boy who comes from an abusive home and is apprehensive of Tom.

Original Release

10/24/1998

Cast

Geoffrey Hutchings Ralph Briggs
John Thaw Tom Oakley
Annabelle Apsion Mrs. Beech
Nick Robinson William Beech
John Cater Dr. Little
Thomas Orange Zacharias Wrench
William Armstrong Dr. Stelton / Dr. Stelton (as William Armstrong)
Geoffrey Beevers Vicar
Mossie Smith Mrs. Fletcher
Peter England Michael Fletcher
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Jack Gold

Writers

Brian Finch, Michelle Magorian

Cast

Geoffrey Hutchings Ralph Briggs
John Thaw Tom Oakley
Annabelle Apsion Mrs. Beech
Nick Robinson William Beech
John Cater Dr. Little
Thomas Orange Zacharias Wrench
William Armstrong Dr. Stelton / Dr. Stelton (as William Armstrong)
Geoffrey Beevers Vicar
Mossie Smith Mrs. Fletcher
Peter England Michael Fletcher
Ivan Berry George Fletcher
Harry Capehorn Edward Fletcher
Merelina Kendall Mrs. Holland
Marlene Sidaway Mrs. Webster
Denyse Alexander Mrs. Little
Avril Elgar Mrs. Ford
Michael Cronin Matthew Parfitt
Pauline Turner Annie Hartridge
Thomas Russell David Hartridge
Stephanie Perry Ginnie Thatcher / Ginnie Thatcher (as Stephanie Perry)

Producers

Ted Childs Executive Producer
Lewis Rudd Executive Producer
Chris Burt Producer
Ray Frift Producer

Editors

Jamie McCoan

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