The story of frustrated young (illegally young in modern terms) love and death and the vendetta between two families in a tight-knit Italian community. One of Shakespeare's most popular and enduring dramas it has also been re-done as film, ballet, musical (most notably "West Side Story") and ice spectacular! Running time approx. 3 hours including interval.Performers Matthew Rhys (Romeo), Sian Brooke (Juliet), Peter Bygott, Caolan Byrne, Edward Clarke, Samuel Clemens, Matt Cross, Jonathan Forbes, Trystan Gravelle, David Hargreaves, Tam Mutu, Sion Tudor Owen, Gideon Turner, Leo Wringer, Anatol Yusef, Anita Booth, Emily Raymond, Jessica Tomchak, June Watson.
Author Shakespeare. Producer Royal Shakespeare Company. Director Peter Gill. Design Simon Daw. Costume Deirdre Clancy. Lighting Hartley T A Kemp. Music Terry Davies. Sound Jeremy Dunn. Director Terry King (fight).