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3-Minute Shakespeare - Romeo and Juliet

Watch an animated summary of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet

Welcome to our 3-Minute Animated Shakespeare series made in collaboration with Maneki Motion. Each play is condensed into a fun, short, colourful video told in just three minutes! Don’t forget to check out our interactive quiz for each play.

In our 3-Minute Romeo and Juliet, find out what happens to Shakespeare’s most famous star-crossed lovers from the warring Montague and Capulet families. Can you spot how to insult someone with your thumb?


Now that you’ve watched the animation test your knowledge of Romeo and Juliet with our interactive quiz. Will you be resting merry or biting your thumb…

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