Noel Coward’s Brief Encounter

Noel Coward’s Brief Encounter

Noel Coward’s Brief Encounter

This playful production turns Noël Coward’s film Brief Encounter inside out, adding joyous musical numbers and physical comedy.

New Vic Theatre - Newcastle-Under-Lyme
Wed 7 September 2022 - Sat 10 September 2022

7.30pm Matinees: Thurs, Sat 2.15pm

Original screenplay by Noël Coward
Adapted for the stage by Emma Rice
Directed by Paul Robinson

“Please tell me honestly if what I believe is true… that it’s the same with you – that you’ve fallen in love too.”

Laura and Alec are married – but not to each other. A chance meeting at a railway station hurls them headlong into a whirlwind romance that threatens to blow their worlds apart. Will they give in to love’s first rush and risk everything? Has this relationship changed the tracks of their lives forever?

This playful production turns Noël Coward’s film Brief Encounter inside out, adding joyous musical numbers and physical comedy, while still maintaining the truly classic romance of the original.

Socially-distanced performances

Thursday 8 September at 2.15pm and 7.30pm

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