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Romeo and Juliet

Synopsis
National Theatre recording, on a single fixed camera, of the stage production directed by Tim Supple and designed by Robert Innes Henshaw with Chiwetel Ejiofor as Romeo and Charlotte Randle as Juliet. The modern-dress production, with multi-racial actors, cast the Capulets as white-skinned, and the Montagues as black.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
7 Oct 2000
Duration
195 incl. 20min interval.

Credits

Director
Tim Supple
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Adrian Lee
Production Design
Robert Innes Hopkins
Cast
Chiwetel EjioforRomeo
Charlotte RandleJuliet
Patrick O’KaneMercutio
Lloyd HutchinsonFriar Laurence
Beverely KleinNurse
Adrian IrvineBenvolio
Adrian SarplePeter
Andrew UfonduAbram
Andy WilliamsTybalt
Anthony RenshawApothecary
Anthony RenshawSampson
Benny YoungFriar John
Bramwell Donaghey 
Christopher John Hall 
Craig ConwayGregory
Fritha Goodey 
Hannah Watkins 
Jason RoseMontague
Jeff DiamondCousin Montague
John BurgessCapulet’s cousin
Kolande AgbokeBalthasar
Oliver WilliamsPage to Paris
Olwen FouereLady Capulet
Paul HickeyParis
Ronald PickupCapulet
Ruairi Conaghan 
Sophie James 
Susan AderinLady Montague
Victor PowerEscalus, Prince of Verona

Additional Details

Theatre
Olivier Theatre, National Theatre
Theatre company
National Theatre Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Contemporary
Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Multicultural casting

Notes

History
Press night 4 September 2000. Matinee performance recorded.

Production Company

Name

National Theatre

Archive

Name

National Theatre Archive

Contact
Archivist
Email
http://catalogue.nationaltheatre.org.uk/CalmView/ContactUsForm.aspx
Web
https://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/about-the-national-theatre/archive External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 (0) 20 7452 3135
Address
NT Studio
83-101 The Cut
London
SE1 8LL
UK

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