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Romeo and Juliet

Synopsis
Live sound recording of Ron Daniels’ 1980 production of Romeo and Juliet for the Royal Shakespeare Company with Anton Lesser and Judy Buxton in the title roles.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Recording date
21 Oct 1981

Credits

Director
Ron Daniels
Music
Stephen Oliver
Production Design
Ralph Koltai
Costume
Nadine Baylis
Cast
Anton LesserRomeo
Judy BuxtonJuliet
Jonathan HydeMercutio
Edwin RichfieldFriar Laurence
Brenda BruceNurse
Allan HendrickBenvolio
Barbara KinghornLady Capulet
Brett UsherFriar John
Brett UsherHugh Rebeck
Chris HunterTybalt
Dennis ClintonOld Capulet
Eve PearceLady Montague
Jimmy GardnerApothecary
Jimmy GardnerPeter
Jonathan TaflerPage to Paris
June TobinLady
Kilian McKennaBalthasar
Michael PackerWatch
Michael SiberryAbram
Ned VukovicGregory
Ned VukovicSimon Catling
Nicholas BarnesPage
Patricia ShakesbyLady
Paul WebsterEscalus, Prince of Verona
Philip DennisJames Soundpost
Phillip WalshWatch
Ray LlewellynMontague
Rolf SaxtonParis
Sara MooreLady
Sion Tudor-OwenSampson
Timothy WalkerYoung Petruchio
Trevor BaxterCapulet
William ArmstrongSon of Old Tiberio
William ArmstrongWatch

Additional Details

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

Notes

History
The production opened at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford upon Avon, 1980
Reviews
`... Anton Lesser’s Romeo was ‘a hot-blooded joker... who shows respect only for Shakespeare’s verse and Juliet’ (Jack Tinker, Daily Mail).

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

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