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Romeo and Juliet

Synopsis
Live sound recording of Trevor Nunn’s 1976 production of Romeo and Juliet for the Royal Shakespeare Company with Ian McKellen and Francesca Annis in the title roles.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Recording date
4 Aug 1977

Credits

Director
Trevor Nunn
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Stephen Oliver
Cast
Ian McKellenRomeo
Francesca AnnisJuliet
Michael PenningtonMercutio
David WallerFriar Laurence
Marie KeanNurse
Barbara ShelleyLady Capulet
Brian CoburnCitizen of the Watch
Clyde PollittApothecary
David HoweySampson
Dennis ClintonFriar John
Duncan PrestonAbram
Greg HicksBalthasar
Griffith JonesParis
Ivan BeavisMontague
John WoodvineCapulet
Judith HarteLady Montague
Leonard PrestonPage to Mercutio
Leonard PrestonGregory
Norman TyrrellCapulet’s cousin
Paul ShelleyTybalt
Paul WhitworthPage to Paris
Peter WoodwardPage
Richard DurdenPage
Richard GriffithsPeter
Roger ReesBenvolio

Additional Details

Theatre
Aldwych Theatre, London
Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Other
Historical period
Renaissance Italy
Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
An excerpt from Act II ii : ‘But soft! what light through yonder window breaks ... His help to crave, and my dear hap to tell’ is available for listening electronically onsite at the British Library Sound Archive.

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
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020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
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NW1 2DB

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