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Romeo and Juliet - 2016 - West End


Richard Madden, Lily James, Derek Jacobi, and Meera Syal star in ROMEO AND JULIET, Shakespeare's heartbreaking tale of forbidden love, as part of the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company season at the Garrick Theatre.

Reuniting the stars of his celebrated film of Cinderella, Kenneth Branagh directs Richard Madden as Romeo, and Lily James as Juliet, alongside Derek Jacobi as Mercutio.

Promising a year of unmissable theatre, the first season of the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company in collaboration with artistic associates, director Rob Ashford and designer Christopher Oram. Acclaimed actor-director Kenneth Branagh presents an exceptional series of plays that bring together a remarkable group of actors.


Running Time: Two hours and 45 minutes, with one interval

Garrick Theatre

(London, )
2 Charing Cross Road London WC2H 0HH

Romeo and Juliet West End Cast


by BWW News Desk - August 3, 2016
The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company today sadly announced that due to medical advice, Richard Madden will not be returning to the company of Romeo and Juliet before the production completes its run on 13 August.
by BWW News Desk - July 25, 2016
Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company today announced that Freddie Fox will be joining the company of Romeo and Juliet, sharing the role of Romeo with Richard Madden. This is to allow Richard Madden sufficient time for his injured ankle to continue to heal and because his doctors have prescribed rest between performances.