Brief Encounter
Noël Coward

Book cover image

Narrated By: , Jenny Seagrove, Nigel Havers

Duration: 57 minutes

What to expect

Laura Jesson is a happily married woman until a chance encounter in a train station café draws her to Dr Alec Harvey. Literally bumping into each other brings temptation, danger and guilt into their lives, and a doomed love affair ensues... A classic love story, 'Brief Encounter' was made into a much-loved and hugely successful film in 1945, starring Celia Johnson and Trevor Howard. This 2009 adaptation is faithful to Coward's original screenplay and features a distinguished cast including Jenny Seagrove and Nigel Havers.

Genre

Plays, playscripts

Listen to a sample