Branagh Theatre Live: Romeo and Juliet - Education Resources

From May to August 2016, the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company presented their production of Romeo And Juliet as part of their 2016 season Plays at The Garrick. 

Rob Ashford and Kenneth Branagh directed Richard Madden and Lily James as Romeo and Juliet, Derek Jacobi as Mercutio and Meera Syal as The Nurse, in Shakespeareʼs heartbreaking tale of forbidden love.
Captured on and broadcast to cinemas live on July 7, the production has been made available to schools across the UK for the entire 2016/17 academic year via participating cinemas. To book your trip, visit: Picturehouse Education
Education resources, built in consultation with teachers, have been compiled and written by The ArtsLink and Picturehouse Education to support your visit to a screening of Romeo and Juliet at the cinema.
Download the resources below: 
  1. History of Shakespeare on Screen (PDF)
  2. Teaching resource (Powerpoint) - Coming soon!
  3. Related resources (PDF) - Coming soon! 
  4. Press coverage and quotes (PDF) - Coming soon!
  5. Original production research documents (PDF) © Max Gill

To book your trip, visit: Picturehouse Education
Suitability: KS3, KS4 and AS/A2 | Available From: Sep 2016
Subjects: English, Theatre Studies, Drama
Price: £4 per student (min 45 students) or flat £180 for smaller groups. Free for staff (1:10 ratio).
Background pack research documents: Max Gill, Production Researcher, Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company 
Set and costume designs: Christopher Oram
Photos: Johan Persson 

If you have any questions about Branagh Theatre Live or the education resources, please get in touch.