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Culture Show, The [04/03/2010]

Synopsis
Topical arts magazine series presented by Andrew Graham-Dixon. Includes a c7 minute item, presented by Clemency Burton-Hill, on Juliet and her Romeo, a version of Romeo and Juliet at Bristol Old Vic Theatre directed and adapted by Tom Morris, in which the lovers are in their 80s and their children, not their parents, are seeking to prevent an imprudent match. Tom Morris talks briefly on the interior of the theatre and its use of spaces. There are scenes in the rehearsal room, an extract from the new prologue spoken by Nurse, Sian Phillips (Juliet) and Michael Byrne (Romeo) are seen speaking, plus one line from Mercutio, all interleaved with comments by Morris.
Series
Culture Show, The
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
4 Mar 2010 (Channel: BBC2)
Duration
60 mins

Credits

Writer
Sean O’Connor
Contributor
Clemency Burton-Hill; Tom Morris
Cast
Michael ByrneRomeo
Sian PhillipsJuliet
Dudley SuttonMercutio
Golda RosheuvelNurse

Additional Details

Theatre
Bristol Old Vic
Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
old people; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Rehearsals; Bristol Old Vic Theatre
Related items
Front Row [11/03/2010]
Woman’s Hour [16/03/2010]

Notes

History
Adapted by Sean O’Connor and Tom Morris from an idea by Sean O’Connor, Romeo and Her Romeo premiered at the Bristol Old Vic on 10 March 2010.

Archive

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Address
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