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Romeo and Juliet

By: William Shakespeare,Simon Potter,Phil Viner
Narrated by: Joan Walker,Christopher Kelham,Sara Bowes
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Summary

Experience Romeo and Juliet as a powerful full-cast drama with entertaining and enlightening commentary that explains what's what and who's who as the plot unfolds.

To help you get the most out of Shakespeare, the narrator offers historical insights and background information, so you can enjoy the jokes, appreciate the references, and get a real sense of Shakespeare's world. The unabridged drama is also presented without commentary.

If school turned you off Shakespeare, find out what you've been missing all these years with this beautifully crafted audio presentation.

From the creators of SmartPass audio education study guides, voted third in a national poll to find the UK's favourite audibook (2008). Winners of 3 Spoken Word Awards for Best Drama (2004), Best Original Audio and Best Publishing Initiative (2005).

©2007 SmartPass Ltd (P)2007 SmartPass Ltd

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Makes Shakespeare understandable

This makes Shakespeare so much more accessible, Much better than when I was at school, I am now able to appreciate why he is considered the best writer ever. Love the background history too.

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Great format and performance

I found the format really helpful because there is a version of the play with full explanation throughout, including historical context and meanings of things said. After that there is a version of the play without the commentary, which then I could easily and well understand, after having listened to the first version

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