Brief Encounter

Brief Encounter


Organizer: Keswick Alhambra Cinema

Name: Keswick Alhambra Cinema

Phone: 017687 72195

Email: [email protected]



St. Johns Street
Keswick, Cumbria,
CA12 5AG

Price Notes


The Alhambra Cinema is located in St Johns Street just up from the Market Square.


86 mins | Rated PG (adultery theme, suicide references) | Drama

Directed by Emory Cohen | Starring Celia Johnson, Trevor Howard, Stanley Holloway, Joyce Carey, Cyril Raymond

In September and October 2022 Keswick plays homage to Noël Coward's Brief Encounter.

On 3rd and 4th October at 5.00pm you can see David Lean's classic 1945 film of Brief Encounter, starring Celia Johnson and Trevor Howard (book tickets at

After the film then head down to Theatre By The Lake where at 7.30pm you can hear Celia Johnson's daughter, Lucy Fleming, together with Simon Williams reading extracts from the wartime letters between her mother and her explorer and writer father Peter Fleming in an event "Brief Encounter - Posting Letters to the Moon" in the Studio Theatre.(book tickets at

In Brief Encounter bored suburban housewife Laura Jesson returns home from a shopping trip to a nearby town, and is thrown by happenstance into an acquaintance with virtuous doctor Alec Harvey. Their casual friendship soon develops during their weekly visits into something more emotionally fulfilling than either expected, and they must wrestle with the potential havoc their deepen

Event Details

Start Date End Date Times
03/10/2022 03/10/2022 5pm
04/10/2022 04/10/2022 5pm