‘The Crown’ Actor Josh O’Connor, ‘Wild Rose’ Star Jessie Buckley to Star in National Theatre’s ‘Romeo & Juliet’ for PBS, Sky Arts

‘The Crown’ Actor Josh O’Connor, ‘Wild Rose’ Star Jessie Buckley to Star in National Theatre’s ‘Romeo & Juliet’ for PBS, Sky Arts
Josh O’Connor, who plays Prince Charles in season 4 of Netflix’s “The Crown,” and BAFTA winner Jessie Buckley are set to star as Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers in “Romeo & Juliet,” a made-for-television production by the U.K.’s National Theatre.

Romeo & Juliet” was originally scheduled to play this summer to theater audiences, but was called off due to the coronavirus pandemic. Now re-conceived for the screen, this new 90-minute version will be shot over three weeks in the National Theatre’s Lyttelton theater, which will be temporarily transformed into a studio.

Rehearsals will begin in November and filming in December.
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