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Matthew Bourne’s Romeo and Juliet

Synopsis
Recording of the 2019 production, a contemporary take on Shakespeare’s classic love story by director and choreographer Matthew Bourne, featuring new orchestrations by Terry Davies of the Prokofiev score first presented in 1938. Featuring Paris Fitzpatrick as Romeo and Cordelia Braithwaite as Juliet with Dan Wright as Tybalt and Ben Brown as Mercutio. Screen presentation directed by Ross MacGibbon and produced by John Wyver.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Transmission details
1 Jan 2021 at 12:20 (Channel: Sky Arts)
Duration
90 mins

Credits

Director
Matthew Bourne
Music
Sergei Prokofiev
Choreographer
Matthew Bourne

Additional Details

Production type
Dance
Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Subjects
Dance; Shakespeare
Keywords
ballet

Notes

History
First performed at the Sadler’s Wells Theatre in London between 7 and 31 August 2019.

Production Company

Name

New / Adventures

Web
https://new-adventures.net/ External site opens in new window
Address
c/o Farnham Maltings
Farnham, Surrey
GU9 7QR

Distributor

Name

Retail outlets

Distributor (DVD)

Name

Illuminations

Email
louise@illuminationsmedia.co.uk
Web
http://www.illuminationsmedia.co.uk External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7288 8400
Fax
020 7288 8488
Address
19-20 Rheidol Mews
Rheidol Terrace
Islington
London
N1 8NU
Notes
Illuminations produces and distributes programmes on arts-related subjects, some of which are made for television and others in conjunction with cultural institutions to accompany specific exhibitions. Many titles are available for sale on DVD, including continuing series on leading contemporary and twentieth century artists and modern architecture, as well as a few programmes on religion, drama, history and ideas.

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