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Romeo and Juliet

Synopsis
Radio adaptation of Shakespeare’s tragedy, produced and directed in stereo by Richard Wortley. With Ian Saynor and Harriet Walter in the title roles and Bill Nighy as Mercutio. Music composed by Ilona Sekacz.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Recording date
3 Mar 1983
Transmission details
16 Jun 1983 at 19:30 (Channel: BBC Radio 3)
Duration
80 mins

Credits

Director
Richard Wortley
Producer
Richard Wortley
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Ilona Sekacz
Cast
Ian SaynorRomeo
Harriet WalterJuliet
Bill NighyMercutio
Stephen Thorne (2)Friar Laurence
Elizabeth SpriggsNurse
Alex JenningsBenvolio
Danny SchillerFriar John
David GoodersonParis
David PeartPeter
Frances JeaterLady Capulet
Hilda SchroderLady Montague
Hugh DicksonEscalus, Prince of Verona
James BryceApothecary
Jeremy BookerPage
Ronald BaddileyMontague
Steve HodsonBalthasar
Stuart OrganTybalt
Timothy BatesonCapulet

Additional Details

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

Notes

Notes
Recorded partly on location.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB

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