ALTRINCHAM Garrick is hoping to set 21st century theatregoers swooning with a new version of the classic romance, Brief Encounter.
Set to the music of Noel Coward, this new adaptation by Emma Rice also features a Rachmaninov concerto and many of the songs by Coward will be performed live.
The story revolves around a chance meeting, turned into a memorable movie, between Alec and Laura in the refreshment room at Milford Junction railway station.
* Altrincham Garrick presents Brief Encounter from March 7-12 at 7.30pm, with a Saturday matinee at 2.30pm. A two ticket for the price of one policy operates on Monday night and tickets are available from 0161 928 1677. You can also book online at www.altrinchamgarrick.co.uk