Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet Garrick Theatre 2016

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. 



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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

Garrick Theatre

2 Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0HH
Nearest tube:
Leicester Square

Romeo and Juliet Customer reviews

Our Romeo and Juliet Review

There's nothing new to celebrity casting around Shakespeare in the West End. In the last few years, we've seen Michel Grandage directing David Walliams and Sheridan Smith in A Midsummer Night's Dream for Grandage's own company and Jude Law as Hamlet for the Donmar at Wyndham's, David Tennant and Catherine Tate in Much Ado About Nothing, even Sienna Miller in As You Like It (the latter two also... Read more

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