Other scenes

To help you explore other important scenes from the play, watch the videos below to learn more.

  • Watch: Staging Romeo and Juliet

    Get an insight into the staging of the RSC's production of Romeo and Juliet in 2010 as the cast talk about acting, directing and prop choices for the show.

  • Watch: Juliet's soliloquy

    Start exploring Act 2 Scene 2 with this video where Romeo and Juliet actors Mariah Gale and Sam Troughton discuss the problem of Romeo's family and Juliet's solution. Should he change his name, or marry her and she can change hers?

  • Watch: Romeo's soliloquy

    Dig deeper into Act 2 Scene 2 as Sam Troughton discusses how Romeo comes to sneak into the Capulet garden and explores the intention in his actions and words.

  • Watch: Staging the Balcony Scene

    The cast of the 2010 production discuss the staging of the Balcony Scene in Romeo and Juliet. Do you agree with their thoughts?

  • Watch: The Balcony Scene

    Watch this version of the Balcony Scene (Act 2 Scene 2). What staging choices might you have made if you were director?

  • Watch: spoiling for a fight

    You can start to explore Act 3 Scene 1 with this video looking at the reason for the fight between Mercutio and Tybalt and its place in the unfolding tragedy of the story.

  • Watch: Mercutio's death

    Does Tybalt mean to kill Mercutio in Act 3 Scene 1? The cast discuss how the fight between the pair escalates. What do you think?

  • Watch: Act 3 Scene 1

    After exploring the scene in detail, watch the fight scene in performance. Would you have made the same choices if you were directing the scene?

  • Watch: Act 3 Scene 5

    Watch the cast rehearse Act 3 Scene 5, where Juliet is becoming increasingly isolated from her family and her Nurse. What does it tell you about the characters?