Romeo and Juliet – Birmingham School of Acting

Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. Directed by Hal Chambers.

Performed 24th – 27th Feb, 2016 at The Patrick Centre, Birmingham (Birmingham Hippodrome).

Music by Peter Bell.

Band: Peter Bell (Bouzouki), Seth Bye (Fiddle), Dan Cippico (Bass Guitar), Stephen Plummer (Percussion).

A reimagining of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet set in Peaky Blinders era Birmingham.

The music for the show drew on folk music of the time and combined it with the rock sensibilities of the Peaky Blinders TV show to create a fresh energetic soundtrack.