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Romeo and Juliet

Synopsis
Recording of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre 2009 production of Romeo and Juliet directed by Dominic Dromgoole. With Adetomiwa Edun and Ellie Kendrick in the title roles. The production is directed for Opus Arte by Kris Russman and was filmed over two performances from multiple camera angles.
Series
Shakespeare’s Globe
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2010
Duration
180 (incl. interval)

Credits

Director
Dominic Dromgoole; Kris Russman
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Nigel Hess
Production Design
Simon Daw
Cast
Adetomiwa EdunRomeo
Ellie KendrickJuliet
Philip CumbusMercutio
Rawiri ParateneFriar Laurence
Penny LaydenNurse
Andrew VincentEscalus, Prince of Verona
Fergal McElherronPeter
Fergal McElherronBalthasar
Graham VickApothecary
Holly AtkinsLady Montague
Ian RedfordCapulet
Jack FarthingBenvolio
James LaileySampson
James LaileyFriar John
Michael O’HaganMontague
Miranda FosterLady Capulet
Tom StuartParis
Ukweli RoachTybalt

Additional Details

Theatre
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre
Production type
Other
Historical period
Renaissance Italy
Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Subjects
Drama; Shakespeare
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Race-blind casting
Related items
Romeo and Juliet

Notes

Notes
Close captioned. Available on DVD and Blu-ray.
History
Staged in the Young Hearts season.
Cinema screenings of this production were shown at selected cinemas around the UK from February 2010 and later internationally.
Reviews
"The performances shine. The cast delivers the language lightly and lucidly, savouring the smut and singing the lyricism". The Mail on Sunday

Production Company

Name

Opus Arte

Email
opusarte@roh.org.uk
Web
http://www.opusarte.com/ External site opens in new window
Address
Royal Opera House
Covent Garden
London
WC2E 9DD

Distributor

Name

Retail outlets

Online Retailer

Name

Digital Theatre

Email
info@digitaltheatre.com
Web
http://www.digitaltheatre.com/news/62 External site opens in new window
Phone
0207 734 1802.
Address
11 Greek Street
London
W1D 4DJ
Name

Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre Shop

Web
http://www.globe-shop.com External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 (0) 207 902 1588
Address
Shakespeare Globe Trading
21 New Globe Walk
Bankside
London SE1 9DT

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