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LETTER: Time for romance

From Mr Tony Brandon

Sir: In today's issue (Home News, 13 January), you refer to the newly refurbished clock at Waterloo station in London as a romantic rendezvous for lovers which was immortalised in the Noel Coward 1946 film classic Brief Encounter, starring Trevor Howard and Celia Johnson.

The truth is that the hapless couple held their trysts some 200 miles north of the capital, where the location filming took place, on Carnforth station in Lancashire. Indeed, in her biography, Celia Johnson speaks warmly of the many happy hours she spent in the company of the station staff.

Yours sincerely,

Tony Brandon



13 January