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Romeo and Juliet

Synopsis
Richard Monette hosts an educational explication of Romeo and Juliet using as illustration clips from Peter Dews’ 1984 production for the Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival. Colm Feore and Seana McKenna in the title roles. Narrated by Elliott Hayes.
Series
From Page to Stage
Language
English
Country
Canada
Medium
Television; Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
1985
Duration
38 mins

Credits

Director
Herb Roland
Contributor
Elliott Hayes; Richard Monette
Cast
Colm FeoreRomeo
Seana McKennaJuliet
Richard MonetteMercutio

Additional Details

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

Notes

Notes
Each play in the series came in a kit that included a videotape for classroom viewing, a study guide and the Stratford Festival edition of the play. The study guide and cassette are keyed to specific parts of the play for quick reference.
History
Transmission date unknown.
Reviews
Rothwell, Kenneth S. and Annabelle Henkin Melzer, Shakespeare on Screen: An International Filmography and Videography (London: Mansell, 1990) (p. 264, entry 572).

Production Company

Name

CBC Enterprises

Archive

Name

CBC Broadcasting Centre Archives

Address
205 Wellington Street West
Toronto
Ontario
Canada MSV 3G7

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