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Romeo & Juliet (1978)





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This 3-hour TV adaptation of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet features Patrick Ryecart and Rebecca Saire in the title roles. Though these names may not be familiar to the casual viewer, the same cannot be said of the supporting cast. Celia Johnson appears as the Nurse, Michael Hordern is Lord Capulet, Laurence Naismith is Prince Escalus, and Alec Guinness is the Chorus. Also appearing are stars-to-be Anthony Andrews as Mercutio (his "Queen Mab" speech is a singular highlight) and Alan Rickman as Tybalt. Originally presented as part of PBS' "Shakespeare Plays" series, Romeo and Juliet was first aired March 14, 1979. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi


Joseph O'Conor
as Friar Lawrence
Laurence Naismith
as Prince Escalus
Jacqueline Hill
as Lady Capulet
John Paul
as Montague
Zulema Dene
as Lady Montague
Esmond Knight
as Old Capulet
Jack Carr
as Gregory
Vernon Dobtcheff
as Apothecary
John Savident
as Friar John
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Audience Reviews for Romeo & Juliet

An excellent version of Romeo and Juliet, the cast is great, and Rickman fans should especially check this one out to see him. I was really surprised by the high quality of this production, it's really good.

Aj V
Aj V

Super Reviewer


pretty good flick

danny d
danny d

Super Reviewer

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