Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Romeo and Juliet
Romeo and Juliet (CDs)
Order Options List Price Online Price Save Availability
Delivery:

To home, business or free to our stores. Click for more info.

     

Available through New & Used Online only

 
Click & Collect:

Order now to collect from 11am today. In stock items only. Click for more info.

     

Stores - out of stock

 
New & Used:

Our marketplace sellers will deliver to your chosen address. Click for more info.

From £38.59  

In stock at one or more sellers.

Buy - Select Seller

Product Synopsis

Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy written early in the career of playwright William Shakespeare about two young "star-cross'd lovers" whose untimely deaths ultimately unite their feuding families. Read by an all star cast that include Albert Finney and Claire Bloom this audio recording is a fantastic piece of literature to ass to your collection. The tragic feud between "Two households, both alike in dignity/In fair Verona", the Montagues and Capulets, which ultimately kills the two young "star-crossed lovers" and their "death-marked love" creates issues which have fascinated subsequent generations. The play deals with issues of intergenerational and familial conflict, as well as the power of language and the compelling relationship between sex and death, all of which makes it an incredibly modern play. It is also an early example of Shakespeare fusing poetry with dramatic action, as he moves from Romeo's lyrical account of Juliet--"she doth teach the torches to burn bright!" to the bustle and action of a 16th-century household (the play containsmore scenes of ordinary working people than any of Shakespeare's other works).

It also represents an experimental attempt to fuse comedy with tragedy. Up to the third act, the play proceeds along the lines of a classic romantic comedy. The turning point comes with the death of one of one Shakespeare's finest early dramatic creations - Romeo's sexually ambivalent friend Mercutio whose "plague o'both your houses" begins the play's descent into tragedy. "For never was a story of more woe than this of Juliet and her Romeo".

Film, TV & Drama >> Theatre >> Plays, playscripts >> Shakespeare plays Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Publication Date: 17/08/2009 ISBN-13: 9780007327409  Details: Type: CDs Format: Audiobooks
Availability: Available through New & Used Online only  

More books by William Shakespeare

More books by Claire Bloom

More books by Albert Finney

More books by Edith Evans

Customer Reviews

Excellent customer service and good value for money from an excellent if unkown website.

- 10/02/2012 Report this Review
 
 
 
Leave Review

Delivery

Please note for the New & Used Marketplace different terms and conditions apply.

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location1st BookEach additional bookAverage Delivery Time
UK Second ClassAvailable free for orders over £10* or £2.50Available free for orders over £10* or £1.003-7 Days
UK First Class£4.50£1.001-2 Days
UK Courier£7.00£1.001-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier£17.00£3.002-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail£5.00£1.504-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier£20.00£3.002-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail£7.00£3.004-14 Days
Rest of World Courier£22.50£3.003-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail£8.00£3.007-21 Days

* Available free for orders over £10 = When offered a delivery preference choose 'For Cheapest Postage' for our freepost in the UK offer. This is not available on the 'For Faster Delivery' option.

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

Foyles Marketplace

Special Terms on Marketplace orders

Please note special terms and condition apply and customers placing orders are accepting these terms. See our Full Terms, Delivery Rates and Times. Specifically we are unable to accept cancellation or amendment to Marketplace orders once placed.

All sellers despatch within 48 hours, but postage times and costs vary depending on your location and that of the seller. As such the UK delivery price is displayed as a guide only.

Condition Seller Postage Price

Very Good

Sellers Comments:

Very nice copy.

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

5Boros Books

Available Qty: 1

United States

From United States

£8.15 21-28 business days

£38.59

Earns 154 Foyalty points

Price including delivery to the UK = £46.74

Add to Basket

You might also like

William Shakespeare; A.S. Cairncross
 
William Shakespeare; R. A. Foakes
 
William Shakespeare; H. J. Oliver
 
Complete Works
Complete Works (Hardback)
William Shakespeare
 
Your Shopping Basket
Total number of items: 0
Sub total: £0.00
Edit Basket Go to Checkout
Select Currency: $ £
enCounter Culture
Signed Books and Copies
110 Exhibition
Bookseller Industry Awards
Animators Survival Kit
Latest Blog
GUEST BLOG: Tackling taboos the Mirabelle Bevan Way
18/04/2014

Sara Sheridan, author of the 1950s-set Mirabelle Bevan Mysteries, explains how she tackles subjects that were taboo at the time, like sex and violence.

Once upon a time in the west
15/04/2014

While Westerns remain popular in America, they have largely fallen out of favour with British readers. This is a great pity, suggests Joshua from our Waterloo branch, as they are missing out on some wonderful fiction, both classic and contemporary.

GUEST BLOG: Generating questions
10/04/2014

Bestselling thriller writer Chris Pavone explains how revising the script for the screen adaptation of his debut, The Expats, revealed a fundamental truth about what ensures readers keep turning the pages.

View all Blog Entries
Twitter
© W&G Foyle Ltd
Version: 1.0.0.29925