Romeo and Juliet: Beyond Words

United Kingdom


Romeo & Juliet is a drama feature film shot on location, starring the dancers of the Royal Ballet in Kenneth MacMillan’s classic ballet. This is the story everyone knows, told in a language everyone understands, presented in a new light by Michael Nunn and William Trevitt.

Program Information

Footwork Films / BalletBoyz / BBC / Royal Opera House / Proton Projekt

Trivia: This is the first Nomination for BalletBoyz, Footwork Films, Proton Projekt and the Royal Opera House and the sixth Nomination in Arts Programming for the BBC. They won twice: in 2005 and 2007.

Executive Producer(s): Jan Younghusband, Kevin O’Hare, Judit Sós

Director(s): Michael Nunn, William Trevitt

Producer(s): Michael Nunn, William Trevitt, Kwesi Dickson

Writer(s): Kenneth MacMillan, Sergei Prokofiev

Principal cast: William Bracewell, Francesca Hayward, Matthew Ball, Marcelino Sambé, James Hay, Romany Pajdak, Kristen McNally, Christopher Saunders, Bennet Gartside, Tomas Mock, Laura Morera, Tierney Heap, Beatriz Stix-Brunell, and Artists of the Royal Ballet