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Same Sky, The

Synopsis
Television anthology drama series. The theme of Romeo and Juliet reworked in an orthodox Jewish household where Jeff (Houston) who is a Christian falls in love with Juliet (Cotter). Both families bitterly oppose the relationship. The story is set in wartime, in Britain’s East End.
Series
Armchair Theatre
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Transmission details
9 Dec 1956 at 21:00 (Channel: ITV)
Duration
60 mins
Availability
No archive copy found (2005)

Credits

Producer
Dennis Vance
Writer
Yvonne Mitchell
Production Design
Bertram Tyrer
Cast
Donald HoustonJeff Smith (Romeo)
Joy RodgersReeny Brodsky (Juliet)
Alaric CotterBrodsky, Manny
David KossoffPoppa Brodsky (Montague)
Donald MorleySammy
Roy WyngroveGeorge Smith
Thora HirdMomma Brodsky (Lady Montague)

Additional Details

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

Production Company

Name

ABC

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