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Romeo and Juliet

Synopsis
Video recording, using a single, fixed camera, of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 2006 production of Romeo and Juliet directed by Nancy Meckler. Rupert Evans and Morven Christie in the title roles.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
24 Aug 2006
Duration
205 (incl. 20min interval)

Credits

Director
Nancy Meckler
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Ilona Sekacz
Production Design
Katrina Lindsay
Cast
Rupert EvansRomeo
Christie. MorvenJuliet
Jamie BallardMercutio
David FielderFriar Laurence
Sorcha CusackNurse
Adam RaynerTybalt
Amy BrownPage
Caroline WildiLady Capulet
Christopher DaviesGregory
Curtis FlowersAbram
Eliza HuntLady Montague
Geoffrey LumbBenvolio
John HeffernanBalthasar
Jonny WeirEscalus, Prince of Verona
Leon TannerCapulet’s cousin
Lucy MorrisYoung girl
Lucy WalkindYoung girl
Nicholas DayCapulet
Olivia ColdicuttYoung girl
Patrick RomerMontague
Sam O’Mahony-AdamsPeter
Shane FraterSampson
Simon BubbParis
Steven BeardFriar John
Yvette Rochester-DuncanSinger

Additional Details

Theatre
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Contemporary
Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Complete Works Festival (Stratford upon Avon 2006-7)
Related items
Romeo and Juliet

Notes

General
Both Rupert Evans and Morven Christie made their RSC debuts in this production which was the first show in the Complete Works Festival.
History
The production played in repertory 6 May-10 October 2006 and from 13-18 November at the Theatre Royal, Newcastle upon Tyne.
Reviews
Spencer, Charles ‘This dud is a real tragedy’, Daily Telegraph (19/04/2006)

Production Company

Name

Royal Shakespeare Company

Web
https://www.rsc.org.uk External site opens in new window
Address
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Waterside
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
CV37 6BB

Archive

Name

Shakespeare Centre Library and Archive

Email
scla@shakespeare.org.uk
Web
https://www.shakespeare.org.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01789 204016 (bookings)
Fax
01789 262073
Address
Henley Street
Stratford-upon-Avon
CV37 6QW

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