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Exploration of the Theme of ‘Romeo and Juliet’, An: Fortune’s Fool

Alternative title
Fortune’s Fool
Synopsis
Television schools programme. Discusses the role of fate and the meaning of tragedy.
Series
For Schools
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Transmission details
16 Oct 1962 at 15:26 (Channel: ITV)
Duration
25 mins
Availability
No archive copy found

Credits

Director
Peter Moffat
Writer
Martin Worth
Cast
George PensottiRomeo
Kika MarkhamJuliet
William HolmesMercutio
Heather CanningNurse
Alan HaywoodSampson
Brian JacksonTybalt
Derek WareFighter
Desmond DaviesBenvolio
Kevin StoneyCapulet
Michael Griffiths (2)Chorus

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
schools; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
This programme was followed by a production of Romeo and Juliet, directed by Nesbitt was shown in five parts 25 October-27 November 1962 with Jane Asher as Juliet and David Weston as Romeo

Production Company

Name

Associated-Rediffusion

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