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Much Ado About Nothing

Synopsis
Video recording of Robin Phillips’ 1980 production of Much Ado About Nothing for the Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival. Maggie Smith is Beatrice and Brian Bedford is Benedick.
Language
English
Country
Canada
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
13 Jun 1980

Credits

Director
Robin Phillips
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Louis Applebaum
Production Design
Daphne Dare
Cast
Maggie SmithBeatrice
Brian BedfordBenedick
Stephen RussellClaudio
Jim McQueenDon Pedro
Richard CurnockDogberry
Alicia JefferyUrsula
Barry MacGregorVerges
David DunbarBalthasar
Diana LeBlancHero
Donna GoodhandMargaret
Dwayne BrennaSexton
Joel KenyonFriar Francis
John WojdaConrade
Mervyn BlakeAntonio
Nicholas PennellDon John
Robert BensonLeonato
Rodger BartonBorachio

Additional Details

Theatre
Festival Theatre, Stratford, Ontario
Theatre company
Stratford Shakespeare Company, Ontario
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
17th Century
Plays
Much Ado About Nothing
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival

Notes

History
The production ran in repertory 13 June-9 Otcober 1980
Reviews
Berry, Ralph. Shakespeare Quarterly 32 (1981):176-80 (in review-article).

Archive

Name

Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival Archive

Contact
ECharendoff@stratfordshakespearefestival.com (Archives Co-ordinator)
Web
https://www.stratfordfestival.ca/AboutUs/OurHistory/ArchivesServices External site opens in new window
Phone
+1 519-271 1040
Fax
+1 519-271-1040
Address
350 Douro Street
P.O. Box 520
55 Queen Street
Stratford, Ontario
N5A 3S7
Canada

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