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.
Jessie Buckley (Wild Rose, Judy) and Josh O’Connor (The Crown, God’s Own Country) play Juliet and Romeo. The award-winning cast includes Tamsin Greig, Fisayo Akinade, Adrian Lester, Lucian Msamati, Deborah Findlay.
Romeo & Juliet premiered at 9pm on Sky Arts on Sunday 4 April, repeated on 5 and 8 April at. It is now available to watch online any time with a NOW TV entertainment pass or Sky subscription. It then premiered in the US at 9pm on Friday 23 April on PBS and is now avaiable to watch in the USA on the PBS Video app.