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Brief Encounter

A chance meeting in a railway station brings together two married people. They fall in love, but their secret happiness is marred by the furtive way they must carry on the affair.

Classic love story. A chance meeting in a suburban railway station brings together Laura Jesson, a happily married woman, and Dr Alec Harvey - who is also married. They fall in love, but their secret happiness is marred by the furtive way they must carry on the affair and the realisation that eventually a choice must be made.

1 hour, 26 minutes

Last on

Sat 6 Apr 2019 14:00

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:15

    Sergey Rachmaninov

    Concerto No. 2, Op. 18, In C Minor: Moderato - Allegro

    Performer: Arthur Rubinstein. Orchestra: NBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimir Golschmann.

Credits

Role Contributor
Director David Lean
Dr Alec Harvey Trevor Howard
Laura Jesson Celia Johnson
Albert Godby Stanley Holloway
Myrtle Bagot Joyce Carey
Producer Ronald Neame

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