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Romeo and Juliet

Synopsis
Video recording of Rupert Goold’s 2010 production of Romeo and Juliet for the Royal Shakespeare Company, Goold’s first production as Associate Director. Sam Troughton and Mariah Gale take the title roles.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
2010
Duration
180 (inc. interval)

Credits

Director
Rupert Goold
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Adam Cork
Production Design
Tom Scutt
Costume
Rachel Dickson
Cast
Sam TroughtonRomeo
Mariah GaleJuliet
Jonjo O’NeillMercutio
Forbes MassonFriar Laurence
Noma DumezweniNurse
Christine EntwisleLady Capulet
David CarrEscalus, Prince of Verona
David RubinMontague
Debbie KorleyLady
Dharmesh PatelGregory
Gruffudd GlynBalthasar
James HowardParis
James TraherneSampson
James TraherneChief Watchman
Joseph ArkleyTybalt
Kirsty WoodwardLady
Oliver Ryan (2)Benvolio
Patrick RomerCapulet’s cousin
Patrick RomerCitizen of the Watch
Patrick RomerApothecary
Peter PeverelyFriar John
Peter PeverelyWatchman
Peter PeverelyAbram
Richard KatzCapulet
Simone SaundersLady Montague

Additional Details

Theatre
Courtyard Theatre, The
Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
No period
Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
Related items
Front Row [19/03/2010]
Shakespeare Unlocked
Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet

Notes

Notes
`Goold and his designer, Tom Scutt, remind us this is a play about death and sex’ (Michael Billington, The Guardian, 19 March 2010).
General
Video projections by Lorna Heavey. At the beginning of the play all the cast except Romeo and Juliet are dressed in Renaissance Italian costume - Romeo and Julie wear contemporary street clothes; this is reversed at the end.

Production Company

Name

Royal Shakespeare Company

Web
https://www.rsc.org.uk External site opens in new window
Address
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Waterside
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
CV37 6BB

Archive

Name

Shakespeare Centre Library and Archive

Email
scla@shakespeare.org.uk
Web
https://www.shakespeare.org.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01789 204016 (bookings)
Fax
01789 262073
Address
Henley Street
Stratford-upon-Avon
CV37 6QW

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