Brief Encounter

By Noël Coward
Adapted and directed by Emma Rice

Tour Dates

Date Notes Tickets
Thu 2 Mar – Sun 22 Jul
  • Empire Cinema, Haymarket

An absolute triumph. Moving, funny, jaw-droppingly inventive...I haven’t had such a good time in years

The Independent

Live on stage and on film at the Empire Cinema in London’s West End.

‘I’m a happily married woman. Or rather I was until a few weeks ago. This is my whole world and it’s enough, or rather it was until a few weeks ago.’

Your heart dances. The world seems strange and new.

You want to laugh and skip and fall forever…

You are in love.

You are in love with the wrong person.

‘That’s how it all began. Just by me getting a little piece of grit in my eye.’

Noël Coward’s Brief Encounter is remembered as one of the most haunting love stories ever. This award-winning Kneehigh production has triumphed in the West End, toured the globe and opened to dazzling reviews on Broadway. It has won the hearts of audiences and critics alike.

‘I want to remember every minute. Always. Always to the end of my days.

The cast will feature Jim Sturgeon as Alec, Isabel Pollen as Laura, Lucy Thackeray as Myrtle, Beverly Rudd as Beryl, Jos Slovick as Stanley and Dean Nolan as Fred/Albert, with Katrina Kleve and Peter Dukes.

A Kneehigh Theatre production produced by David Pugh & Dafydd Rogers, Jenny & Steve Wiener and The Old Vic.

This production runs at the Empire Cinema Haymarket in London’s West End, 63-65 Haymarket, St James’s, London SW1Y 4RL

Subject to Licence

Tickets: £25, £39.50, £52.50

For info regarding Premium Seats or access bookings please call the box office

Performance times:
Tue–Sat: 7.30pm, Wed, Sat & Sun: 3pm (excl. Sun 11 Mar which has an additional 6pm performance)

Group rate 6+
Band A: £39.50 (Tue–Thu perfs only)



Until Sun 22 July 2018

Please note the Empire Cinema does not have step free access.

Running Time: 90 mins without interval

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