Actor Ellie Kendrick discusses taking on one of Shakespeare's most famous female leads, Juliet Capulet

Playing Juliet: Ellie Kendrick

Ellie Kendrick played Juliet in Dominic Dromgoole's 2009 production, staged at Shakespeare's Globe.

Ellie shares how she thinks Shakespeare was able to write a teenage girl so accurately and how interrogating the text revealed Juliet as a much more radical and gothic character.

Production duration: 23 min 52 sec