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Romeo and Juliet - Play Information

A schools' synopsis

An engaging synopsis for students and teachers, created by writer Rebecca Lenkiewicz.

Suitable for: All ages

A schools

Dating the play & Shakespeare's sources

How do we know when Romeo and Juliet was written? And what sources and stories influenced Shakespeare when he wrote it? Performance history expert Rebecca Brown presents the evidence.

Suitable for: Secondary, 16-19

Dating the play & Shakespeare

Scenes: Key moments

Every director will choose their own key moments in Romeo and Juliet depending on how they are interpreting the play. Here, we've selected a number of important scenes.

Suitable for: All ages

Scenes: Key moments

Stage history

Performance history expert Rebecca Brown guides us through the stage history of Romeo and Juliet from the time Shakespeare wrote it to the present day.

Suitable for: Secondary, 16-19

Stage history

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