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Much Ado About Nothing

Alternative title
Playing Shakespeare with Deutsche Bank
Synopsis
Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing, directed by Jo Howarth for the Globe. Globe Education Key Stage 3 project (producer Fiona Banks) played to over 6000 pupils in March 2007. The Globe Education website documents the full production process. Audio recordings of the play and interviews with the director and the actors about the play’s themes, characters and language can be downloaded from the Department for Children, Schools and Families.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio; Multimedia
Recording date
2007

Credits

Director
Fiona Banks; Jo Howarth
Producer
Christopher Stafford
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Alex Silverman; Emily White
Production Design
Liz Cooke
Choreographer
Sian Williams
Cast
Jacqueline DefferaryBeatrice
William BuckhurstBenedick
Mark SpringerClaudio
Alex KerrDon Pedro
Colin HurleyDogberry
Colin HurleyFriar Francis
Natasha MagigiHero
Pieter LawmanBorachio
Susan SalmonMargaret
Susan SalmonVerges
Tas EmiabataLeonato
Tom StuartSexton
Tom StuartDon John

Additional Details

Theatre
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre
Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Much Ado About Nothing
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
schools; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
The production process is documented on the Globe Education website at http://www.shakespeares-globe.org/globeeducation/playingshakespeare/
An MP3 audio recording of the production can be downloaded from the DfES website at http://www.standards.dfes.gov (accessed 14/11/2007).uk/secondary/keystage3/subjects/english/shakespeare/globe_audio/
General
This is the first professional production that Globe Education has mounted on the Globe stage.
History
The production ran for five performances from 5th-8th March 2007.

Online Availability

Online URL
http://www.shakespeares-globe.org/playingshakespeare/

Production Company

Name

Shakespeare’s Globe Education

Email
library@shakespearesglobe.com
Web
http://http://www.shakespeares-globe.org/globeeducation/ External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 (0)20 7902 1433
Fax
+44 (0)20 7902 1401
Address
Globe Education
Shakespeare’s Globe
21 New Globe Walk
Bankside
London
SE1 9DT

Sponsor

Name

Deutsche Bank

Distributor

Name

Department for Children, Schools and Families

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