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Romeo and Juliet in Southwark

Synopsis
Radio drama written by Georgia Fitch in collaboration with pupils from an inner-London school and the Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre education department. Set in London’s Southwark, Stephen’s (Mohammed George) and Jessica’s (Petra Letang) cross-racial love affair is played out in a performance of Romeo and Juliet at Shakespeare’s Globe.
Series
Drama on 3
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
12 Sep 2004 at 20:00 (Channel: BBC Radio 3)
Duration
90 mins

Credits

Director
Marc Beeby
Writer
Georgia Fitch; William Shakespeare
Cast
Mohammed GeorgeStephen (Romeo)
Petra LetangJuliet
Ami AmeenJade
Georgia FitchNarrator
Janice AcquahJessica’s Mum
Mark MoneroFrancis
Medhavi PatelMel
Nick BoultonDriver
Troy GlasgowBola
Tyronne LewisSlick

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
race relations; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Multicultural casting; Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre; School productions

Notes

Reviews
Geoff Ellis, ‘Romeo and Juliet in Southwark’, Radio Times, 11-17 September 2004, p.116.

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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