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Romeo and Juliet

Synopsis
Recording of Kenneth MacMillan’s version of the Prokofiev ballet performed by the Royal Ballet Company at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. The Royal Opera House Orchestra is conducted by Lawrence Ashley. Scenery and costumes by Nicholas Georgiadis.
Series
Saturday Alternative, The
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television; Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
1984
Transmission details
29 Dec 1984 at 17:55 (Channel: BBC2)
Duration
134 mins
Availability
Sale

Credits

Director
Colin Nears
Music
Sergei Prokofiev
Costume
Nicholas Georgiadis
Choreographer
Kenneth MacMillan
Contributor
Ashley Lawrence
Cast
Wayne EaglingRomeo
Alessandra FerriJuliet
Stephen JefferiesMercutio
Christopher Newton (2)Friar Laurence
Gerd LarsenNurse
Antony Dowson 
Ashley Page 
David DrewTybalt
Derek RencherCapulet
Donald MacLearyMontague
Guy Niblett 
Jonathan Cope 
Julian HoskingParis
Julie WoodLady Montague
Leslie EdwardsEscalus, Prince of Verona
Mark FreemanBenvolio
Phillip Broomhead 
Pippa WyldeRosalind
Sandra ConleyLady Capulet
Stephen Sheriff 

Additional Details

Theatre
Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Theatre company
Royal Ballet Company
Production type
Dance
Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Subjects
Dance
Keywords
ballet; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Reviews
Reviewed in British Council FVR155 (1986).

Production Company

Name

Royal Ballet Company

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

Web
http://www.bfi.org.uk/archive-collections/searching-access-collections/research-viewing-services External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7255 1444
Fax
020 7436 0165
Address
21 Stephen Street
London
W1T 1LN

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Dance Books Ltd

Web
http://www.dancebooks.co.uk External site opens in new window
Phone
01420 525 299
Address
Southwold
Isington Road
Binsted
GU34 4PH
Hampshire
Name

Retail outlets

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