Brief Encounter

Review: Brief Encounter (Empire Cinema, Haymarket)
Emma Rice's adaptation of Noël Coward's classic is revived in the West End
Emma Rice: 'Adapting a cinema into a theatre for Brief Encounter is madness'
The Kneehigh production of the classic film comes to the West End
Brief Encounter returns in Birmingham REP's new season
The theatre also hosts a world premiere from Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti
Ben Richards: Rock of Ages more suited to regional audiences than to London
We talk to Ben Richards, whose credits include Oliver!, 9 to 5 and Priscilla Queen of the Desert, as he prepares to play Stacee Jaxx in the musical Rock Of Ages on tour
Dennis Kelly: 'If I had my way there'd be no writing courses at all'
We talk to the playwright, whose credits include Matilda, Taking Care of Baby and The Ritual Slaughter of Gorge Mastromas, about the revival of his first play Debris at Southwark Playhouse and his (strong) feelings on writer training
Moira Buffini: 'I set out to be fair to Margaret Thatcher'
Moira Buffini discusses Handbagged's long journey to the West End, and why she's writing about nuclear power for the National Theatre
Brief Encounter with ... Duet For One/Separation's Clare Foster
Clare Foster is trading musicals such as Merrily We Roll Along and Crazy For You for the challenge of performing two Tom Kempinski plays in repertoire at The Octagon Theatre. We caught up with her to find out more.