An original film of Romeo & Juliet from the National Theatre
Produced by: National Theatre
Cast: Jessie Buckley (Wild Rose, Judy), Josh O’Connor (The Crown, God's Own Country), Tamsin Greig, Fisayo Akinade, Adrian Lester, Lucian Msamati and Deborah Findlay.
Running time: 2h 05m (full programme, including ads and trailers)
Romeo and Juliet risk everything to be together. In defiance of their feuding families, they chase a future of joy and passion as violence erupts around them.This bold new film brings to life the remarkable backstage spaces of the National Theatre in which desire, dreams and destiny collide to make Shakespeare’s romantic tragedy sing in an entirely new way.
The film premiered on Sky Arts in April 2021 receiving critical acclaim and significant audience demand for the title and will now be released in cinemas for the first time in 4K.