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Much Ado About Nothing

Synopsis
Independent short. After a disastrous fancy dress party Beatrice and Benedick finally admit their true feelings for each other whilst trying to get home. This famous Shakespeare scene is played out in a modern setting, where bickering couples are often seen doing the same after being out on a Friday night. Will they catch their bus?
Series
Shakespeare Shorts
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Film
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2013
Duration
11 mins

Credits

Director
Natalie-Anne Downs
Cinematographer
Jack Judd
Screenplay
William Shakespeare
Cast
Laura BaconBeatrice
Neil ChinneckBenedick

Additional Details

Production type
Fiction Films
Historical period
Contemporary
Plays
Much Ado About Nothing
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
Streamed at http://vimeo.com/61580207 (accessed 11/2014).
General
Filmed at Grange Park railway station, London Borough of Enfield.
Awards
Highly Commended in 2014 for Filming Shakespeare, an online competition for short films sponsored by the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust and Misfits Inc.

Production Company

Name

Veni Vidi

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