Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet Tickets

Garrick Theatre (Branagh Theatre)
West End

The first season of the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company promises a year of unmissable theatre.

Working in collaboration with artistic associates, director Rob Ashford and designer Christopher Oram, the acclaimed actor-director Kenneth Branagh presents an exceptional series of five plays that bring together a remarkable group of actors, led by Rob Brydon, Judi Dench, and Lily James.

Kenneth Branagh directs the star of his celebrated film of Cinderella, Lily James, alongside Freddie Fox who play the leads in Shakespeare's heartbreaking tale of forbidden love. 


Book your Romeo and Juliet tickets, playing at The Garrick Theatre today.

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Romeo and Juliet Synopsis: 

Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is the most famous love story ever told. As "two households both alike in dignity" battle for unknown reasons, a pair of star-crossed lovers fall in love, with tragic consequences.

William Shakespeare
Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company
Kenneth Branagh and Rob Ashford
Cast list: 
Richard Madden (Romeo), Lily James (Juliet), Derek Jacobi (Mercutio), Meera Syal (Nurse), Marisa Berenson (Lady Capulet), Jack Colgrave Hirst (Benvolio), Tom Hanson (Paris), Matthew Hawksley (Anthony), Taylor James (Prince), Ansu Kabia (Tybalt), Racheal Ofori (Potpan), Nikki Patel (Balthasar), Chris Porter (Lord Montague), Zoe Rainey (Lady Montague), Michael Rouse (Lord Capulet), Sam Valentine (Friar Laurence), Kathryn Wilder (Peta/Apothecary)
Other info: 
Part of The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company Season
Romeo and Juliet Schedule
Opening date: 
Thursday, 12 May, 2016
Available from: 
Saturday, 13 August, 2016
Booking to: 
Saturday, 13 August, 2016
Saturday, 13 August, 2016
2 Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0HH
Nearest tube:
Leicester Square

Latest Romeo and Juliet News & Features

Richard Madden in Romeo and Juliet
Thursday, August 4, 2016
Richard Madden will NOT return to Branagh's Romeo and Juliet

The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company has now officially announced that "Game of Thrones" and "Cinderella" star Richard Madden will be unable to return to the current West End production of Romeo and Juliet. The play's limited engagement will close on 13th August at the Garrick Theatre and Freddie Fox will continue in the role of Romeo, after joining the cast last month.

Freddie Fox in Romeo and Juliet at Sheffield Crucible
Monday, July 25, 2016
Freddie Fox joins Branagh's Romeo and Juliet

The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company have today announced that Freddie Fox will join their current production of Romeo and Juliet at the Garrick Theatre following the indisposition of original cast member Richard Madden.

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