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Romeo and Juliet (1976, Joan Kemp-Welch)

TitleRomeo and Juliet
Release LocationsGB
DirectorJoan Kemp-Welch
MediumColor video
Length3 hrs
Audiencecollege and university
high school
Play ConnectionsRomeo and Juliet (teleplay)


A "schools production," as the British say, produced by Thames television in eight parts

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

RomeoChristopher Neame
NursePatsy Byrne
CastStephen Churchett
Prince of VeronaPeter Dyneley
CastSeymour Green
CastRobin Halstead
Juliet CapuletAnn Hasson
CastArthur Hewlett
ChorusPeter Jeffrey
Lady CapuletMary Kenton
County ParisSimon MacCorkindale
CastMichael Macowan
Romeo MontagueChristopher Neame
MercutioRobin Nedwell
Lord CapuletLaurence Payne
CastMartin Read
TybaltDavid Robb
CastMark Rogers
CastTrevor St. John Hacker
Friar LawrenceClive Swift
CastRoger Tallon

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorJoan Kemp-Welch
ProducerFrancis Coleman
DesignerFred Pusey
Costume DesignerMartin Baugh
Fight DirectorWilliam Hobbs
MakeupLauna Bradish
Lighting DirectorAndy Andrews
Director (Video)Michael Morrow

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell