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Romeo and Juliet

Synopsis
Television programme featuring scenes based on Romeo and Juliet, with Jean Forbes-Robertson as Juliet and Michael Redgrave as Romeo.
Series
Scenes from Shakespeare
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Transmission details
16 Aug 1937 at 15:30 (Channel: BBC)
Duration
20 mins
Availability
Unavailable

Credits

Director
Royston Morley
Producer
Royston Morley
Writer
William Shakespeare
Cast
Michael RedgraveRomeo
Jean Forbes-RobertsonJuliet
John WyseFriar Laurence
Mario FrancelliBalthasar

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
Part of a series that inaugurated Shakespearean drama on television in Britain.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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