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Brief Encounter


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Ian Holm and Cheryl Campbell star in this 1982 production of Noël Coward's poignant and very English love story.
Alec and Laura, both married to other people, meet and fall passionately in love but find the constraints of decent behaviour an insurmountable obstacle to their love.
With Ray Browne , David Gooderson. Madi Hedd , Crawford Logan and Jean Trend Adapted by Walter Hall
Director Dickon Reed


Unknown: Ian Holm
Unknown: Cheryl Campbell
Unknown: Ray Browne
Unknown: David Gooderson.
Unknown: Madi Hedd
Unknown: Crawford Logan
Adapted By: Walter Hall
Director: Dickon Reed
Alec: Ian Holm
Laura: Cheryl Campbell
Albert: Walter Hall
Myrtle: Shirley Dixon
Beryl: Rosalind Adams
DoUy: Miranda Forbes
Fred: Stephen Thorne

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