Noel Coward's Still Life, from his series 'Tonight at 8:30', famously forms the basis of the classic 1946 film Brief Encounter. Coward himself, along with Gertrude Lawrence, performed in the 1936 production of the piece and 'Still Life' has been the subject of several revivals.
DeadAnt returned to Coward's original text to bring this heartstring-tugging tale to the City at Lunchtimes during July.
The success of that run has prompted the journey across river to the Union Theatre, which will be transformed into the fictional Milford Junction Station tearoom, serving as the setting for the lives and loves of three couples in 1936.
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