Much Ado About Nothing

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Shakespeare's delightful comedy sparkles with the verbal sparring of our two reluctant lovers in a world where nothing is quite what it seems.

David Tennant and Samantha Spiro star as Benedick and Beatrice, with an introduction by Sir Richard Eyre.

Leonato....David Swift

Beatrice....Samantha Spiro

Hero....Emilia Fox

Antonio/Sexton....Sean Baker

Don Pedro....David Westhead

Claudio....Chiwetel Ejiofor

Benedick....David Tennant

Don John....Julian Rhind-tutt

Borachio....Stephen Critchlow

Conrade....Jonathan Keeble

Dogberry....David Haig

Verges....Peter Gunn

Margaret....Maxine Peake

Ursula....Helen Ayres

Friar Francis....Dermot Crowley

Original music written and performed Simon Oakes and Adam Wolters.

Directed by Sally Avens


A new production of Shakespeare's delightful comedy with David Tennant as Benedick and Samantha Spiro as Beatrice, introduced by Sir Richard Eyre and directed by Sally Avens (Dogberry), Peter Gunn (Verges), Maxine Peake (Margaret), Helen Ayres (Ursula), Dermot Crowley (Friar Francis). Original music written and performed by Simon Oakes and Adam Wolters.