Adapted by Emma Rice


Watermill Theatre, October 2021


Set and Costume by Harry Pizzey


Directed by Robert Kirby


Choreographer Anjali Mehra


Composer and Musical Director  Eamonn O'Dwyer 


Lighting Design by Ali Hunter


Foley Sound Consultant Ruth Sullivan

Sound Designer Yvonne Gilbert

Costume Supervisor Emily Barratt

Deputy Stage Manager Rose Burston

Assistant Stage Managers Caitlin Ravenscroft & Anna Reid


Photography by Pamela Raith


Brief Encounter

'Staged within a notably slick moving set designed by Harry Pizzey, the 1930s world gracefully comes alive.'

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

The Guardian

'The audience is drawn into the poignant story of Laura and Alec's repressed love played out on designer Harry Pizzey's clever, versatile set.'

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Whats On Stage

'Designer Harry Pizzey has done an excellent job in making the compact playing space feel intimate, while portraying a range of locations from train station tea room to rowboat on the river.'

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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