Shakespeare Uncovered

Joseph Fiennes on Romeo and Juliet's Famous Balcony Scene

Clip: Season 2 Episode 6 | 2m 55s

The balcony scene is probably one of the most popular scenes known to general audiences. Joseph Fiennes, Professor Laurie Maguire and Professor Jonathan Bate dissect the famous lines that come with this scene... "Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo?"

Aired: 02/13/15

Rating: NR

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