Reuniting the stars of the celebrated film Cinderella, Kenneth Branagh and Rob Ashford will direct Lily James and Richard Madden in Shakespeare’s heartbreaking tale of forbidden love.

ROMEO AND JULIET by Shakespeare, , Writer - William Shakespeare, Director - Rob Ashford and Kenneth Branagh, Set and Costume Designer - Christopher Oram, Lighting - Howard Hudson, The Garrick Theatre, London, 2016, Credit: Johan Persson
Credit: Johan Persson
ROMEO AND JULIET by Shakespeare, , Writer - William Shakespeare, Director - Rob Ashford and Kenneth Branagh, Set and Costume Designer - Christopher Oram, Lighting - Howard Hudson, The Garrick Theatre, London, 2016, Credit: Johan Persson
Credit: Johan Persson

The full cast includes Marisa Berenson (Lady Capulet), Jack Colgrave Hirst (Benvolio), Tom Hanson (Paris), Matthew Hawksley (Anthony, First Musician, Friar John and Third Guard), Derek Jacobi (Mercutio), Taylor James (Prince), Pip Jordan (Potpan, Second Musician and Second Guard), Ansu Kabia (Tybalt and First Guard), Racheal Ofori (Sampson and Page), Nikki Patel (Balthasar), Chris Porter (Lord Montague), Zoë Rainey (Lady Montague), Michael Rouse (Lord Capulet), Meera Syal (Nurse), Samuel Valentine (Friar Laurence) and Kathryn Wilder (Peter and Apothecary).

 

Romeo and Juliet (Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company) - Richard Madden (Romeo), Lily James (Juliet) Credit Johan Persso
The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company, in partnership with Picturehouse Entertainment, will broadcast three productions of its year-long Plays at the Garrick season live to cinemas worldwide. Participating cinemas and screening dates can be found at branaghtheatrelive.com

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