Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet was a play written by William Shakespeare.

While a captive of Saladin in 1190, Barbara Wright was going to tell him the stories of Romeo and Juliet, Gulliver's Travels and Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tales. (TV: The Crusade)

In 1866, Henry Gordon Jago auditioned for the role of Romeo at the Alhambra Theatre. (AUDIO: The Year of the Bat)

In August 1937, Lucas Seyton stole an original draft of Romeo and Juliet from the Palace Theatrical Museum in London. (PROSE: The Shadow of Weng-Chiang)

In 1953, Adrian Cooper played Romeo in David Owen's film adaptation of the play. Cooper, who was famous for his ego, demanded that the script be rewritten so that Romeo survived and got the girl. (PROSE: Swamp of Horrors (1957) - Viewing Notes)

Lucie Miller compared Kalkin and Sararti to Romeo and Juliet. When Tayden asked if that was good, Lucie replied "Er - actually, no, come to think of it". (AUDIO: Immortal Beloved)

While on Zeta Minor, the Fourth Doctor quoted a line from Romeo and Juliet. (TV: Planet of Evil)

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Footnotes[edit | edit source]

  1. Production notes, The Masque of Mandragora DVD
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