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

Romeo and Juliet

William Shakespeare
Shakespeare's Globe
Directed by Dominic Dromgoole

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

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