Romeo and Juliet

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Romeo and Juliet
Romeo and Juliet 1977 title.jpg
ITV Schools
Company:Thames
First run:
22nd September
1976

- 1st December 1976

Repeated until
15th March
1979
(as part of The English Programme)

(3 school years)
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Episodes:10 episodes
Duration:25 minutes
Subject:English: Drama
Audience:Age 13-16
Language:In English
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Contents

  • an 8-part production of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare starring Christopher Neame as Romeo and Ann Hasson as Juliet, using the uncut text of the New Penguin Shakespeare
  • followed by 2 documentary programmes, one a discussion on the themes of the play and the other looking at theatre in Shakespeare's time
  • the play was repeated in spring 1977 and then again as part of The English Programme in spring 1978 and spring 1979, but with the documentary programmes replaced by a two-part look at Shakespeare and his Theatre

Romeo and Juliet had previously been produced for schools in 1962 by Associated-Rediffusion, Thames's predecessor in the London region

  • this production of the play (but not the documentary programmes) is available on DVD Buy from Amazon


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