Actors  |  Apr 4, 2021

Fisayo Akinade stars in the National’s Romeo & Juliet

Fisayo Akinade stars as Mercutio opposite Jessie Buckley and Josh O’Connor in the National Theatre's production of Romeo & Juliet.

Directed by Simon Godwin, this romantic tragedy is brought to life in an entirely new way, using backstage spaces of the National Theatre in this exciting retelling of Shakespeare’s masterpiece.

Romeo & Juliet is premiering at 9pm Sunday 4 April on Sky Arts, and will be repeated on Sky Arts on Easter Monday 5 April at 9.30pm and Thursday 8 April at 10pm. The film will also be available on On Demand.