British Universities Film & Video Council

moving image and sound, knowledge and access

Romeo & Juliet

Synopsis
Television film starring Jessie Buckley and Josh O’Connor, adapted from Shakespeare’s play by Emily Burns and directed by Simon Godwin.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Transmission details
4 Apr 2021 (Channel: Sky Arts)
Duration
90 mins

Credits

Director
Simon Godwin
Producer
David Sabel
Cinematographer
Tim Sidell
Screenplay
Emily Burns
Cast
Josh O’ConnorRomeo
Jessie BuckleyJuliet
Fisayo AkinadeMercutio
Deborah FindlayNurse
Adrian LesterEscalus, Prince of Verona
Alex MugnaioniParis
Colin TierneyMontague
David JudgeTybalt
Ellis HowardSampson
Lloyd HutchinsonCapulet
Lucian MsamatiFriar John
Shubham SarafBenvolio
Tamsin GreigLady Capulet

Additional Details

Theatre
Lyttelton Theatre
Production type
Fiction Films
Historical period
Contemporary
Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Subjects
Drama; Shakespeare

Notes

Notes
This production was initially due to be produced for the stage at the National Theatre in London in 2020 but was cancelled due to the Covid pandemic. It was then turned into a film for television and filmed over 17 days at the National Theatre.

Production Company

Name

Cuba Pictures

Email
jacqueline.wallace@cubapictures.co.uk
Web
http://www.cubapictures.co.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 (0) 207 393 4487
Address
Haymarket House
28-29 Haymarket
London
SW1E 4EE

Sponsor

Name

National Theatre

Distributor

Name

Sky Arts

Record Stats

This record has been viewed 82 times.