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Much Ado About Nothing

Synopsis
A video recording of the Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre’s all-female 2004 production of Much Ado About Nothing directed by Tamara Harvey with Yolanda Vasquez as Beatrice and Josie Lawrence as Benedick.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
2004
Duration
200 incl intervals.

Credits

Director
Tamara Harvey
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
William Lyons
Production Design
Paul Burgess
Cast
Yolanda VazquezBeatrice
Josie LawrenceBenedick
Ann OgbomoClaudio
Belinda DavisonDon Pedro
Sarah WoodwardDogberry
Gabrielle ReidyBorachio
Hannah BarrieConrade
Joy RichardsonMargaret
Joy RichardsonWatchman (2)
Joyce HendersonWatchman (1)
Joyce HendersonBalthasar
Jules MelvinVerges
Lucy CampbellUrsula
Lucy CampbellSexton
Mariah GaleHero
Melvin JulesFriar Francis
Penelope BeaumontLeonato
Penelope DimondAntonio
Penelope DimondWatchman (3)
Rachel SandersDon John

Additional Details

Theatre
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Elizabethan
Plays
Much Ado About Nothing
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); All-female casts

Notes

Notes
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre makes several recordings of a single production, using three fixed cameras, to enable practitioners and researchers to observe how the play has developed during the run.
History
The play ran 23 May-26 September 2004 (press night June 2) in the Star-Crossed Lovers season.
Reviews
Brian Clover, Much Ado About Nothing in http://www.curtainup.com/muchadoglobe.html. Review based on 9 June 2004 performance.

Archive

Name

Shakespeare’s Globe

Contact
Librarian
Email
library@shakespearesglobe.com
Web
http://www.shakespearesglobe.com External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 (0) 7902 1433
Fax
+44 (0) 7902 1401
Address
21 New Globe Walk
Bankside
London
SE1 9DT

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