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Love’s Labour’s Won

Alternative title
Much Ado About Nothing
Synopsis
Video recording of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 2014 staging of Love’s Labour’s Won directed by Christopher Luscombe. Michelle Terry is Beatrice and Edward Bennett is Benedick.
Series
RSC Live from Stratford Upon Avon
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2015
Recording date
2014
Duration
148 mins

Credits

Director
Christopher Luscombe
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Nigel Hess
Production Design
Simon Higlett
Cast
Michelle TerryBeatrice
Edward BennettBenedick
Tunji KasimClaudio
John HodgkinsonDon Pedro
Nick HaversonDogberry
Chris McCalphySexton
Chris NayakBorachio
David HorovitchLeonato
Emma MantonMargaret
Flora Spencer-LonghurstHero
Frances McNameeUrsula
James NewallFriar Francis
Peter BashamButler
Peter McGovernWatchman 1 (Seacole)
Roderick SmithVerges
Sam AlexanderDon John
Thomas WheatleyAntonio
William BelchambersConrade

Additional Details

Theatre
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
1910s
Plays
Much Ado About Nothing
Subjects
Drama; Shakespeare
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
Also available on DVD and Blu-ray as a boxed set with LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST.
History
Filmed by the RSC and relayed live to cinemas as part of RSC Live from Stratford upon Avon.
Stills
Set in the summer of 1914 at Charlecote Park, Warwickshire.

Production Company

Name

Royal Shakespeare Company

Web
https://www.rsc.org.uk External site opens in new window
Address
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Waterside
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
CV37 6BB

Distributor

Name

Opus Arte

Email
Customer.services@opusarteshop.com
Web
http://www.opusarte.com External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7010 8560
Fax
020 7836 0506
Address
Customer Services
Simran Mediatech Ltd
26-28 Hammersmith Grove
Hammersmith
London
W6 7BA
Notes
Opus Arte is the Royal Opera House’s multi-platform arts production and distribution company. Established in 1999 the company grew rapidly to become one of the world’s leading providers of high-quality classical music content. As well as releasing around twenty titles on DVD, Blu-ray and CD per year, the company has produced and directed programmes that have been broadcast in over 60 countries and released in cinemas. The website allows lovers of opera, ballet, classical music and theatre to purchase traditional CDs, DVDs and Blu-rays, and also to download digital music and video straight to a computer or portable device.
Name

Retail outlets

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