Still Life: A Play in Five Scenes ; from Tonight at 8:30
Characters: 6 male, 5 female
One of the Tonight at 8:30 series, a success in London and New York. The movie Brief Encounter was based on this play. In a suburban rail station, Dr. Harvey removes a cinder from Laura's eye and they fall in love. Subsequent weekly meetings over tea, scenes debating respectability or love, and some sentimental moments transpire before they decide they must part forever. He is accepting a faraway post and she must return to a circumspect life. At their last meeting, a chattering friend swoops down and there is no chance for a final goodbye.
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the play about the love affair of Alec and Laura across a twelve-month period..... Laura Jesson, a housewife, is waiting for her train home after shopping. She is in pain from a piece of grit that has ... Read full review