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Much Ado About Nothing

Synopsis
Live sound recording of the Renaissance Theatre Company’s production of Much Ado About Nothing directed by Judi Dench with Kenneth Branagh as Benedict and Samantha Bond as Beatrice.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Recording date
26 Oct 1988

Credits

Director
Judi Dench
Music
Patrick Doyle
Cast
Samantha BondBeatrice
Kenneth BranaghBenedick
James LarkinClaudio
Richard CliffordDon Pedro
David Lloyd MeredithDogberry
David ParfittGeorge Seacoal (Watchman (1))
Dearbhla MolloyUrsula
Edward JewesburyAntonio
Edward JewesburyVerges
Jay VilliersBorachio
Jimmy YuillFriar Francis
Jimmy YuillHugh Oatcake (Watchman (2))
Patrick DoyleBalthasar
Patrick DoyleConrade
Richard EastonLeonato
Shaun PrendergastDon John
Shaun PrendergastSexton
Sophie ThompsonMargaret

Additional Details

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

Notes

History
Produced by the Renaissance Theatre Company at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre Studio, 3 March-4 June 1988; at the Phoenix Theatre, London; and on tour.
Reviews
Wells, Stanley. Shakespeare Survey 42 (1990), pp. 129-48 (especially 130-34).

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
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Web
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Phone
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Fax
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Address
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