About Double Bill: Romeo & Juliet and Prince of Denmark

Romeo and Juliet

Following on from the success of BBC 2’s When Romeo Met Juliet, National Youth Theatre brings this electrifying production of Romeo and Juliet to the West End stage. Set in the enticing Skamania/New Wave era of the 80s, against a back-drop of youth unemployment and economic recession, award-winning playwright Lolita Chakrabarti (Red Velvet) has adapted Shakespeare’s beloved tragedy to thrilling effect.

Prince of Denmark

A decade before Shakespeare’s play begins, there’s romance, rivalry and rebellion in the air as teenagers Hamlet, Ophelia and Laertes rage against their parents’ expectations in royal Elisnore. This thrilling prequel to Hamlet enjoyed a sold out run at the National Theatre in 2008 when it played before NT’s landmark production with Rory Kinnear in the title role

Double Bill: Romeo & Juliet and Prince of Denmark Performance Dates & Times

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The Venue

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Where is Double Bill: Romeo & Juliet and Prince of Denmark?

West Street London WC2H 9ND
  • Nearest Bus stop: (Charing Cross Road) 14, 19, 38, 24, 29, 176
  • Parking: Chinatown (5mins)
  • Nearest Night Bus: (Charing Cross Road) 14, 24, 176, N5, N19, N29, N38, N41, N279
  • Nearest Tube: Piccadilly, Northern
  • Directions:

    (5mins) Take Cranbourn Street away from Leicester Square until St Martin’s Lane, where you head left up to West Street. The theatre’s on your left past St Martin’s Theatre.

  • Nearest Station: Charing Cross

Facilities

  • Air conditioned
  • Bar
  • Infrared hearing loop
  • Toilets