Last Updated on 29th October 2021
The Watermill Theatre, Newbury have released a new trailer for Brief Encounter – Noël Coward’s epic love story which is playing until 13 November 2021.
Emma Rice’s stage adaptation of Brief Encounter – Noël Coward’s epic love story, based on the critically acclaimed 1945 film is now playing at the Watermill Theatre.
A chance meeting between Laura and Alec in a train station tearoom leads to an impossible love affair. Engulfed by a sea of emotions, will they be swept ashore together, or will the tides of change pull them apart?
Based on the critically acclaimed film, Noël Coward’s timeless tale of happiness and heartache is reimagined for the stage in a dazzling new production of this epic love story. With music and movement to make your heart soar, this playful and inventive production will take you by the hand and whisk you on a journey through all of love’s beautiful complications.
Laura Lake Adebisi will star as ‘Laura Jesson’ alongside Oliver Aston as ‘Stanley / Johnnie’, Charles Angiama as ‘Albert Godby / Fred’, Max Gallagher as ‘Bobbie/Bill/Stephen Lynn’, Hanna Khogali as ‘Beryl / Dolly’, Callum McIntyre as ‘Alec Harvey’, and Kate Milner-Evans as ‘Myrtle Bagot’.
Brief Encounter will be directed by Robert Kirby, with design by Harry Pizzey, movement by Anjali Mehra, musical direction, compositions and arrangements by Eamonn O’Dwyer, lighting by Ali Hunter, sound design by Yvonne Gilbert. Ruth Sullivan is the Foley Sound Consultant and the Show Musical Director is Max Gallagher. The stage management team are Rose Burston (DSM), Anna Reid (ASM) and Caitlin Ravenscroft (ASM).