This contemporary production played in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, the Barbican in London, and on a 2019 national tour.

The show featured Bally Gill and Karen Fishwick in the title roles, and used young people from the different regions visited to perform as the Chorus alongside the professional cast.

In 2019, the tour visited Norwich, Newcastle, Bradford, Nottingham, Blackpool, Cardiff and Glasgow.


Afolabi Alli - Paris
Donna Banya - Gregory
Stevie Basaula - Sampson
Ishia Bennison - Nurse
Katy Brittain - Friar John/Apothecary
Raif Clarke - Peter
Beth Cordingly - Escalus
Paul Dodds - Montague
Josh Finan - Benvolio
Karen Fishwick - Juliet
Andrew French - Friar Laurence
Bally Gill - Romeo
Mariam Haque - Lady Capulet
Michael Hodgson - Capulet
Charlotte Josephine - Mercutio
John Macaulay - Cousin Capulet
Tom Padley - Balthasar
Sakuntala Ramanee - Lady Montague
Raphael Sowole - Tybalt
Nima Taleghani - Abraham


Director Erica Whyman | Designer Tom Piper | Lighting Charles Balfour | Music Sophie Cotton | Sound Jeremy Dunn | Movement Ayse Tashkiran | Fights Kate Waters

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