Internet Shakespeare Editions

Shakespeare in Performance: Film

Romeo and Juliet, Prologue; 5.3 (1974)

TitleRomeo and Juliet, Prologue; 5.3
Release LocationsGB
MediumColor video
Length8 mins
Audiencehigh school
Play ConnectionsRomeo and Juliet (scene(s))
SeriesThe Shakespeare Series [IFB]


Excerpts from Romeo and Juliet, Prologue and Act five, scene five. Performed on a reconstruction of an Elizabethan stage to give the impression of rapid movement characteristic in all likelihood of the original performances. For others in this series, see also 22, 131, 164, 232, 326, 430, 467, 490, 510, 601 and 619

Description from Shakespeare on Screen : an International Filmography and Videography by Kenneth S. Rothwell and Annabelle Henkin Melzer. ©1990 Kenneth S. Rothwell. Cited by permission. — Added 2008-11-14

Cast Overview

RomeoMichael Pennington
JulietNatasha Pyne
CastRoy Marsden
CastWilliam Russell

Production Team and Crew Overview

ProducerJohn Seabourne

Company Overview

Director Anvil Film and Recording Group

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell