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Romeo and Juliet

Synopsis
Schools broadcast of Shakespeare’s play adapted for broadcasting in four parts by Robert Gittings. With Judi Dench and David Spenser in the title roles. John Rye narrates.
Series
For Schools: Books, Plays and Poems
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
7 Mar 1962 at 14:20 (Channel: BBC Home Service)
Duration
100 (total)
Availability
Unknown

Credits

Producer
Sam Langdon
Writer
William Shakespeare
Adaptor for Radio
Robert Gittings
Cast
David SpenserRomeo
Judi DenchJuliet
Philip GuardMercutio
Susan RichardsNurse
Basil HoskinsTybalt
Cameron MillerServant
Cameron MillerCapulet’s cousin
Cyril LuckhamCapulet
Hugh DicksonParis
Joan MathesonLady Capulet
John RyeNarrator
Peter DucrowEscalus, Prince of Verona
Stanley MackenzieBenvolio

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
schools; Shakespeare, William

Notes

History
Transmitted in four 25-minute parts on the following dates in the 2.20 p.m. Schools slot:
7/3/1962 Part 1
14/3/1962 Part 2
21/3/1962 Part 3
28/3/1962 Part 4
Reviews
Source: Radio Times, The Times

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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