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Much Ado About Nothing

Synopsis
Live audio recording of a performance of Much Ado About Nothing directed for the National Theatre in 1965 by Franco Zeffirelli. Robert Stephens is Benedick and Maggie Smith, Beatrice. Ian McKellen plays Claudio.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Notes
Incomplete recording. The last 15-20 minutes are missing.
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Credits

Director
Franco Zeffirelli
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Nino Rota
Choreographer
Romayne Grigorova
Cast
Albert Finney 
Bruce Purchase 
Caroline John 
Derek Jacobi 
Edward Petherbridge 
Elizabeth Burger 
Frank Finlay 
Frank Wylie 
Gerald James 
Harry Lomax 
Ian McKellen 
Jennie Heslewood 
Lynn Redgrave 
Maggie Smith 
Michael Byrne 
Michael Rothwell 
Michael York 
Neil Fitzpatrick 
Pauline Taylor 
Peter John 
Reginald Green 
Robert Stephens 
Ron Pember 
Ronald Pickup 
Thomas Kempinski 

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
http://www.bl.uk/nsa External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB
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