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Much Ado About Nothing

Synopsis
Live sound recording of Trevor Nunn’s 1968 producion of Much Ado About Nothing for the Royal Shakespeare Company with Alan Howard as Benedick and Janet Suzman as Beatrice.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Recording date
15 Oct 1969

Credits

Director
Trevor Nunn
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Guy Woolfenden
Production Design
Christopher Morley
Cast
Janet SuzmanBeatrice
Alan HowardBenedick
Bernard LloydClaudio
Anthony BateDon Pedro
David WallerDogberry
Ben KingsleyConrade
Clifford RoseDon John
David FirthBalthasar
George CormackAntonio
Glynne LewisWatchman 4 (Watchman)
Helen MirrenHero
Hugh Keays ByrneWatchman 3 (Watchman)
Ian DysonSoldier 1
J.D. StenderSoldier 2
John KaneMessenger
John YorkWatchman (1)
Julian CurryFriar Francis
Peter CochranSexton
Phillip ManikumWatchman (2)
Ralph CotterillServant 3 (Servant)
Richard Jones BarryServant 1 (Servant)
Richard SimpsonVerges
Robert OatesServant 2 (Servant)
Sara KestelmanMargaret
Sebastian ShawLeonato
Valerie MinifieUrsula

Additional Details

Theatre
Aldwych Theatre, London
Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Other
Historical period
Elizabethan
Plays
Much Ado About Nothing
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
Press night 14 October 1968 at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford upon Avon

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
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Web
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Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
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NW1 2DB

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