Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet (recorded live at the Globe Theatre London in August 2009) BLU-RAY

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WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet (recorded live at the Globe Theatre London in August 2009) BLU-RAY
Globe / Andrew Vincent / Philip Cumbus / Michael O'Hagan / Atetomiwa Edun, Ellie Kendrick

[ Opus Arte Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc ]

Release Date: Tuesday 1 June 2010

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Dominic Dromgoole's production brings refreshing clarity to one of Shakespeare's most famous and best-loved tragedies, drawing out the contemporary relevance of this passionate teenage love story. Ellie Kendrick, a truly youthful Juliet, and Adetomiwa Edun, a boyish Romeo, head an excellent cast whose period costumes point to the timelessness of parental disapproval, adolescent temperament, rivalry and violence. Filmed before a live audience at Shakespeare's Globe in the heart of London, its intimate and atmospheric setting adds immediacy and vitality to the humour and passion of Shakespeare's verse. Filmed in High Definition and true surround sound.

Extra features:
Cast gallery
Famous Speeches

"Dromgoole is blessed with a smashing pair of young lovers. Adetomiwa Edun's Romeo is fresh, cheeky, light on his feet and full of the ebullience of young love... The production's secret weapon is Ellie Kendrick... delivers the jewelled verse with a lovely purity and directness. I particularly admired Rawiri Paratene's impassioned Friar Lawrence, Ian Redford as a Capulet, and Tom Stuart's hilarious performance as a socially inept Count Paris" Daily Telegraph