Join the watch-along and see Bally Gill and Karen Fishwick as the star-crossed lovers on BBC Four this Sunday (8 June), from 9pm.

Join us on Twitter (we're @TheRSC) to watch along with us and use #AlmostLiveFromtheRSC to share your thoughts.

The BBC Four broadcast of our 2018 production of Romeo and Juliet is part of the BBC's Culture in Quarantine project, bringing arts and culture to people's home during lockdown. 

The play was directed by Erica Whyman and ran at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre before going on a national tour. Young people from the different regions visited performed as the Chorus alongside the professional cast.

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Romeo and Juliet (2018).

Watch the original trailer to the UK tour below and visit the Romeo and Juliet 2018 page for more, including production and rehearsal shots and an introduction to Bally and Karen in the title roles. 

Young people who are studying Romeo and Juliet can find further resources about the play on our online education site, the Shakespeare Learning Zone, or download an Activity Toolkit designed to help people home learning. 

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