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Much Ado About Nothing

Synopsis
A televised recording of the Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare’s Festival 1987 production of Much Ado About Nothing filmed on the Stratford stage but with no audience. The play was directed for stage by Peter Moss and for television the following year by Herb Roland. Richard Monette is Benedick and Tandy Cronyn is Beatrice.
Language
English
Country
Canada
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
20 Mar 1988 at 20:00 (Channel: CBC)
Duration
150 mins

Credits

Director
Herb Roland; Peter Moss
Writer
William Shakespeare
Production Design
Christina Poddubiuk
Contributor
Louis Applebaum
Cast
Tandy CronynBeatrice
Richard MonetteBenedick
Keith ThomasClaudio
Eric HouseDogberry
Brent CarverDon John
Brian TreeVerges
Eric McCormackBalthasar
Hazel DesbaratasUrsula
Lorne KennedyConrade
Maurice GoodFriar Francis
Richard CurnockAntonio
Sheila McCarthyMargaret
William HuttLeonato

Additional Details

Theatre company
Stratford Shakespeare Company, Ontario
Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Historical period
Edwardian
Plays
Much Ado About Nothing
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival

Notes

Notes
CBC Archives permit scholarly access to their collection on a case by case basis.
General
The stage production archived by the Stratford Festival is catalogued separately.
Reviews
Variety Television Reviews (11 May 1988).

Production Company

Name

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Archive

Name

CBC Archives

Web
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Phone
1-866-306 4636
Address
Box 500
Station A
Toronto
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