BBC Play of the Month (1965–1983)

Romeo and Juliet 

In Shakespeare's classic play, the Montagues and Capulets, two families of Renaissance Italy, have hated each other for years, but the son of one family and the daughter of the other fall desperately in love and secretly marry.

Director:

Alan Cooke

Writer:

William Shakespeare (play)

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Kika Markham ... Juliet
Hywel Bennett ... Romeo
John Gielgud ... Chorus
Thora Hird ... Nurse
Michael Gambon ... Gregory (as Mike Gambon)
Ronald Pickup ... Mercutio
Charles Kay ... Tybalt
Ronald Cunliffe Ronald Cunliffe ... Samson
Edward Burnham ... Capulet
Stephanie Bidmead Stephanie Bidmead ... Lady Capulet
Robert Gillespie ... Peter
Michael O'Hagan Michael O'Hagan ... Balthasar
Brian Badcoe Brian Badcoe ... Montague
Clare Austin Clare Austin ... Lady Montague
David Griffin ... Benvolio
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Storyline

In Shakespeare's classic play, the Montagues and Capulets, two families of Renaissance Italy, have hated each other for years, but the son of one family and the daughter of the other fall desperately in love and secretly marry.

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Genres:

Drama

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 December 1967 (UK) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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