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Romeo and Juliet

Synopsis
Radio adaptation of Shakespeare’s tragedy directed by Jessica Dromgoole. With Trystan Gavelle and Vanessa Kirby in the title roles. Music composed by Roger Goula and sound design by Colin Guthrie.
Series
Drama on 3
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
29 Apr 2012 at 20:30 (Channel: BBC Radio 3)
Duration
120 mins

Credits

Director
Jessica Dromgoole
Music
Roger Goula
Contributor
Colin Guthrie
Cast
Trystan GravelleRomeo
Vanessa KirbyJuliet
Paul ReadyMercutio
Ron CookFriar Laurence
Rose CavalieroNurse
Adam JamesBenvolio
Carl PrekoppTybalt
Christie AbsalomApothecary
David TennantEscalus, Prince of Verona
Don GiletBalthasar
Harry LivingstonGregory
James LaileyCapulet
Joe SimsSampson
Johnny FlynnParis
Naomi FrederickLady Capulet
Peter Hamilton DyerMontague
Tracy WilesChorus

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

General
The same radio acting company features in the Drama on 3 productions of Twelfth Night, The Tempest, and a repeat of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, all broadcast in May 2012 (see separate entries).
History
Part of the BBC’s Shakespeare Unlocked season and the first of three new radio productions of Shakespeare’s plays produced by BBC Radio 3 in 2012. Broadcast as part of BBC Radio 3’s Shakespeare and Love season.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

BoB

Email
bob@bufvc.ac.uk
Web
https://learningonscreen.ac.uk/ondemand External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7393 1500
Fax
020 7393 1555
Address
Learning on Screen - the British Universities and Colleges Film and Video Council
77 Wells Street
London
WIT 3QJ
Notes
Formerly a service from BUFVC, British Universities Film & Video Council
Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
http://www.bl.uk/nsa External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB

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