VenueTheatre Royal Haymarket
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
Date From9th December 2016
Date Opened17th December 2016
Date To18th March 2017
What's OnV396

Much Ado About Nothing (or Love's Labour's Won)

Much Ado About Nothing (or Love's Labour's Won)T0730341659
Autumn 1918. A group of soldiers return from the trenches. The world-weary Benedick and his friend Claudio find themselves reacquainted with Beatrice and Hero. As memories of conflict give way to a life of parties and masked balls, Claudio and Hero fall madly, deeply in love, while Benedick and Beatrice reignite their own altogether more combative courtship. Shakespeare's comic romance plays out amidst the brittle high spirits of a post-war house party, as youthful passions run riot, lovers are deceived and happiness is threatened - before peace ultimately wins out.
Author Shakespeare

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Production details

Production Changes

11 Apr 16
E:Chichester Festival Theatre, E:Royal Shakespeare Company, I:Christopher Luscombe, S:Simon Higlett, L:Oliver Fenwick, M:Nigel Hess, U:Jeremy Dunn, H:Jenny Arnold, I:Gabrielle Dawes (casting director), I:Helena Palmer (casting director), P:Edward Bennett (Benedick)


Producer Chichester Festival Theatre
Producer Royal Shakespeare Company
Director Christopher Luscombe
Design Simon Higlett
Lighting Oliver Fenwick
Music Nigel Hess
Sound Jeremy Dunn
Choreographer Jenny Arnold
Director Gabrielle Dawes (casting director)
Director Helena Palmer (casting director)
Performer Edward Bennett (Benedick)
Performer Sam Alexander (Don John)
Performer John Arthur (Antonio)
Performer William Belchambers (Canrade)
Performer Paige Carter (Ursula)
Performer Rebecca Collingwood (Hero)
Performer Lisa Dillon (Beatrice)
Performer Nick Harris (Francis Pickbone/Butler/Officer/Musician)
Performer Nick Haverson (Dogberry)
Performer John Hodgkinson (Don Pedro)
Performer Tunji Kasim (Claudio)
Performer Emma Manton (Margaret)
Performer Chris McCalphy (Sexton)
Performer Peter McGovern (George Seacole)
Performer Chris Nayak (Borachio)
Performer Jamie Newall (Friar Francis)
Performer Steven Pacey (Leonato)
Performer Roderick Smith (Verges)
Performer Jamie Tyler (High Oatcake)
Performer Harry Waller (Balthasar)
Performer Anna Wheatley (Housemaid)

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