Shakespeare On 3, Romeo And Juliet [Drama On 3]

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0220120429Shakespeare's quick witted summer tragedy, recorded with the same company as Twelfth Night, his melancholic winter comedy, which was the first in this Drama on 3 Shakespeare and Love season. In a town full of hatred, where the streets ring with the Capulet Montague feud, and swords are too easily drawn, Romeo and Juliet find each other, and love, and never let go.

Cast

Romeo....Trystan Gravelle

Juliet....Vanessa Kirby

Nurse....Rosie Cavaliero

Friar Laurence....Ron Cook

Prince Escalus....David Tennant

Mercutio....Paul Ready

Benvolio....Adam James

Tybalt....Carl Prekopp

Paris....Johnny Flynn

Capulet....James Lailey

Lady Capulet....Naomi Frederick

Montague....Peter Hamilton Dyer

Balthasar....Don Gilet

Apothecary... Christine Absalom

Gregory....Harry Livingstone

Sampson....Joe Sims

Prologue....Tracy Wiles

Music....Roger Goula

Sound Design....Colin Guthrie

Directed by Jessica Dromgoole

The second of Drama on 3's season, featuring new productions of Twelfth Night, Romeo and Juliet and The Tempest, the first plays aired in the pan-BBC Shakespeare Unlocked celebration. The first two plays, which reflect upon Shakespeare and Love are performed by a single company of actors including David Tennant and Rosie Cavaliero both of whom won best actor and best actress at the recent Audio Drama Awards.

Shakespeare's tragic love story, with Trystan Gravelle and Vanessa Kirby as the lovers.

Romeo.... Trystan Gravelle

Juliet.... Vanessa Kirby

Nurse.... Rosie Cavaliero

Friar Laurence.... Ron Cook

Prince Escalus.... David Tennant

Mercutio.... Paul Ready

Benvolio.... Adam James

Tybalt.... Carl Prekopp

Paris.... Johnny Flynn

Capulet.... James Lailey

Lady Capulet.... Naomi Frederick

Montague.... Peter Hamilton Dyer

Balthasar.... Don Gilet

Gregory.... Harry Livingstone

Sampson.... Joe Sims

Prologue.... Tracy Wiles

Music.... Roger Goula

Sound Design.... Colin Guthrie

. Shakespeare's tragic love story, with Trystan Gravelle and Vanessa Kirby as the lovers.