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Live Theatre: Lost Dog presents: Juliet and Romeo – a Guide to Long Life and Happy Marriage

Thu, 14th February, 2019 @ 19:30pm - 20:45pm

£6 – £12



★★★★★Pure pleasure. Smart, subversive and sexy. The Guardian

★★★★★Superb. Devastating realism and dark humour. The Stage

Lost Dog’s new show reveals the real story of Romeo and Juliet. It turns out they didn’t die in a tragic misunderstanding, they grew up and lived happily ever after.

Well they lived at least.

Now they’re 40ish, at least one of them is in the grips of a mid-life crisis, they feel constantly mocked by their teenage selves and haunted by the pressures of being the poster couple for romantic love. They have decided to confront their current struggles by putting on a performance – about themselves. Their therapist told them it was a terrible idea.

With Lost Dog’s blend of dance, theatre and comedy this duet takes on our cultural obsession with youth and our inevitable issues with longevity.

★★★★★”Lost Dog’s smart, wryly subversive and sexy dance-theatre piece, Juliet and Romeo didn’t die in that tomb. Worse … they grew old together” The Guardian FULL REVIEW

★★★★”Juliet and Romeo: A Guide to Long Life and Happy Marriage, Battersea Arts Centre, London, review: A glorious mix of speech, dance and comedy” The Independent FULL REVIEW


★★★★Insightful, funny and rich. Smoulders with equal parts lust and loathing. Time Out

★★★★Squirmingly funny and no less heartbreaking. The Times

★★★★ Glorious. Full of warmth and intimacy. The Independent

★★★★ Wonderful. Shakespeare’s lovers live on. The Observer

 Post Show Q&A with the company!!

Age recommendation: 13+
Approx. running time: 75 minutes

Arts Alive 

Age recommendation: 13+
Approx. running time: 75 minutes

Juliet & Romeo
is co-commissioned by Battersea Arts Centre, The Place and Warwick Arts Centre. The work is funded by Arts Council England via Grants for the Arts. Production time supported by Lancaster Arts and development time supported by Oval House through FiRST BiTES. Ben Duke is a Work Place artist.


Thu, 14th February, 2019
19:30pm - 20:45pm
£6 – £12
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Bishops Castle, SY9 5AQ
01588 638321


Liz Still