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Romeo and Juliet

Synopsis
Stage recording of Erica Whyman’s 2018 Royal Shakespeare Company production of Romeo and Juliet starring Karen Fishwick and Bally Gill. The DVD release includes: audio commentary with Whyman and Movement Director Ayse Tashkiran; interviews with Fishwick, Gill and Charlotte Josephine (Mercutio).
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Year of release
2018
Recording date
18 Jul 2018
Transmission details
7 Jun 2020 at 21:00 (Channel: BBC4)
Duration
150 mins

Credits

Director
Erica Whyman
Producer
John Wyver
Music
Roberto Gerhard; Sophie Cotton
Cast
Bally GillRomeo
Karen FishwickJuliet
Charlotte JosephineMercutio
Andrew FrenchFriar Laurence
Ishia BennisonNurse
Afolabi AlliParis
Beth CordinglyEscalus, Prince of Verona
Donna BanyaGregory
John MacaulayCapulet’s cousin
Josh FinanBenvolio
Katy BrittainApothecary
Katy BrittainFriar John
Mariam HaqueLady Capulet
Michael HodgsonCapulet
Nima TaleghaniAbraham (Abram)
Paul DoddsMontague
Raif ClarkePeter
Raphael SowoleTybalt
Sakuntala RamaneeLady Montague
Stevie BasaulaSampson
Tom PadleyBalthasar

Additional Details

Theatre
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Contemporary
Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Subjects
Drama; Shakespeare
Related items
Romeo and Juliet: Music & Speeches

Notes

History
The production opened at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon in May 2018 and ran there until September before transferring to the Barbican in London before going on tour in January 2019. Broadcast live in cinemas on 18 July 2018 and then screened on BBC4 on 7 June 2020.

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

BoB

Email
bob@learningonscreen.ac.uk
Web
https://learningonscreen.ac.uk/ondemand External site opens in new window
Phone
020 3743 2389
Address
Learning on Screen - the British Universities and Colleges Film and Video Council
York House
221 Pentonville Road
London
N1 9UZ
Notes
Formerly a service from BUFVC, British Universities Film & Video Council

Distributor

Name

Retail outlets

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Opus Arte

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

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