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Much Ado About Nothing

Synopsis
Live sound recording of Ronald Eyre’s 1971 production of Much Ado About Nothing for the Royal Shakespeare Company with Elizabeth Spriggs as Beatrice and Derek Godfrey as Benedick.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Recording date
20 Dec 1971

Credits

Director
Ronald Eyre
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Carl Davis
Production Design
Voytek
Cast
Elizabeth SpriggsBeatrice
Derek GodfreyBenedick
Roger ReesClaudio
Jeffery DenchDon Pedro
Peter WoodthorpeDogberry
Adrian HarmanBalthasar
Alison FiskeHero
Anne DysonUrsula
Anthony LangdonWatchman
Anthony PedleyConrade
David CalderOfficer
David CalderWatchman
Denis HolmesServant
Gordon GostelowAntonio
Gordon ReidSexton
Mark RogersBoy serving Benedick
Miles AndersonOfficer
Miles AndersonWatchman
Morgan SheppardBorachio
Peter GeddisFriar Francis
Polly JamesMargaret
Richard PascoDon John
Robert AshbyMessenger
Sydney BromleyVerges
Ted ValentineWatchman
Tony ChurchLeonato

Additional Details

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

Notes

History
Press night at the Aldwych Theatre 15 December 1971

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
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Fax
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Address
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