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Romeo and Juliet

Drama on 3, Shakespeare on 3 Episode 2 of 3

Shakespeare's quick witted summer tragedy, with Trystan Gravelle and Vanessa Kirby as the lovers, and David Tennant as the Prince. In a town full of hatred, where the streets ring with the Capulet Montague feud, and swords are too easily drawn, Romeo and Juliet find each other, and love, and never let go.

Part of Radio 3's celebration of the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare's birth. Following a new production of Antony and Cleopatra, Shakespeare's epic tale of mature love, this is a chance to hear his tragedy of young love, the two plays bridging the week of his birthday.

Sound Design, Colin Guthrie

First broadcast in 2012.

Release date:

2 hours

Last on

Sun 27 Apr 2014 22:00


Role Contributor
WriterWilliam Shakespeare
RomeoTrystan Gravelle
JulietVanessa Kirby
NurseRosie Cavaliero
Friar LaurenceRon Cook
Prince EscalusDavid Tennant
MercutioPaul Ready
BenvolioAdam James
TybaltCarl Prekopp
ParisJohnny Flynn
CapuletJames Lailey
Lady CapuletNaomi Frederick
MontaguePeter Hamilton Dyer
BalthasarDon Gilet
ApothecaryChristine Absalom
GregoryHarry Livingstone
SampsonJoe Sims
PrologueTracy Wiles
ComposerRoger Goula
DirectorJessica Dromgoole

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