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Romeo And Juliet

Author: William Shakespeare

Productions

The Old Vic, 1960-1961

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The Old Vic
First performance: 4th October 1960
Director: Franco Zeffirelli. Scenery: Franco Zeffirelli.
Costumes: Peter Hall. Music Composer: Nino Rota.

Circa June 1961 ed. programme cast
CharacterPlayed By
ChorusDerek Smith
Abraham, servant to MontagueWilliam Hobbs
Balthasar, servant to RomeoLaurence Asprey
Sampson, servant to CapuletMichael Graham Cox
Gregory, servant to CapuletJohn Harwood
Benvolio, nephew to Montague and friend to RomeoPeter Ellis
Tybalt, nephew to Lady CapuletMichael Meacham
Montague, heads of two houses at variance with each otherBrian Hawksley
Capulet, heads of two houses at variance with each otherCharles West
Lady MontagueRosemarie Dunham
Lady CapuletSylvia Coleridge
Escalus, Prince of VeronaNicholas Meredith
Romeo, son to MontagueJohn Stride
Paris, a young nobleman, kinsman to the PrinceBrian Spink
Peter, servant to Juliet's nurseDavid Lloyd Meredith
Nurse to JulietRosalind Atkinson
Juliet, daughter to CapuletJudi Dench
Mercutio, kinsman to the Prince and friend to RomeoAlec McCowen
A SingerElric Hooper
Friar LaurenceGerald James
An ApothecaryKerry Gardner
Friar JohnMichael Pemberton
Citizens of Verona, Guards, Kinsfolk of both housesAnn Bell, Leslie Bonnyman, John Broster, Julian Curry, Robin Ferriday, Kerry Gardner, Laura Graham, Garth Harrison, Geoffrey Hinsliff, Elric Hooper, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Sarah Long, John McGee, Michael Pemberton, Malcolm Reid, Peter Rocca, Anthony Singleton, Edward Vaughan-Scott, Tim Wylton

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