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Romeo and Juliet

Alternative title
Royal Ballet in Rehearsal: Romeo and Juliet
Synopsis
A Royal Ballet dress rehearsal for Kenneth MacMillan’s ballet Romeo and Juliet. Complete ballet plus medium shot retakes of Act I scene iv and Act II (fight scene). Anthony Twiner is the pianist.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Film
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Recording date
1965
Duration
190 mins; 4175 (16mm) feet

Credits

Music
Sergei Prokofiev
Production Design
Nicholas Georgiadis
Costume
Nicholas Georgiadis
Choreographer
Kenneth MacMillan
Cast
Rudolf NureyevRomeo
Margot FonteynJuliet
David BlairMercutio
Ronald HyndFriar Laurence
Gerd LarsenNurse
Anthony DowellBenvolio
Betty KavanaghLady Montague
Christopher Newton (2)Montague
Derek RencherParis
Desmond DoyleTybalt
Georgina ParkinsonRosaline
Julia FarronLady Capulet
Leslie EdwardsEscalus, Prince of Verona
Michael SomesCapulet

Additional Details

Theatre company
Royal Ballet Company
Production type
Dance
Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Subjects
Dance
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Rehearsals
Related items
Behind the Scenes with the Royal Ballet

Notes

Notes
The BFI National Archive holds master material only, no viewing copy (10/2008).

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