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Romeo and Juliet

Synopsis
Radio adaptation of the play adapted and produced for broadcasting by Cathleen Nesbitt. With Cathleen Nesbitt and Ernest Milton in the title roles. Edward German’s Romeo and Juliet is the music used in this production, performed by the London Wireless Orchestra under the direction of L. Stanton Jeffries.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
5 Jul 1923 at 20:00 (Channel: BBC)
Duration
120 mins
Availability
No copy extant

Credits

Producer
Cathleen Nesbitt
Writer
William Shakespeare
Adaptor for Radio
Cathleen Nesbitt
Cast
Ernest MiltonRomeo
Cathleen NesbittJuliet
Lawrence HanrayMercutio
Ben WebsterFriar Laurence
May WhittyNurse
Arthur R. BurrowsEscalus, Prince of Verona
Basil HowesParis
Cecil A. LewisPrologue (Chorus)
George HoweBenvolio
Helen RousLady Capulet
Kenneth Kent 
Rex F. PalmerMontague
Robert HarrisTybalt
Stafford HilliardPeter
Stafford HilliardCapulet

Additional Details

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

Notes

Notes
BBC Programme Records entry lists Kenneth Kent as additional performer.
Reviews
Source: BBC Programme Records, The Times

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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