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Much Ado About Nothing

Synopsis
The Royal Shakespeare Company’s new ‘Afro Futurist’ production of one of Shakespeare’s best-loved romantic comedies, filmed in Stratford-upon-Avon. The broadcast is introduced by Clive Myrie. Directed for the screen by Indra Bhose.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Transmission details
3 Apr 2022 at 20:00 (Channel: BBC4)
Duration
165 mins

Credits

Director
Indra Bhose; Roy Alexander Weise
Producer
John Wyver
Music
Femi Temowo
Production Design
Jemima Robinson
Costume
Melissa Simon-Hartman
Choreographer
DK Fashola
Cast
Akiya HenryBeatrice
Luke Wilson (2)Benedick
Mohammed MansarayClaudio
Ann OgbomoDon Pedra (Don Pedro)
Karen HenthornDogberry
Adeola YemitanUrsula
Aruna JallohWatchman 2 (Oatcake)
Christelle ElwinMessenger
Curtis KemloBorachio
DK FasholaFriar (Friar Francis)
Kevin N. GoldingLeonato
Khai ShawBalthasar
Mensah BediakoAntonio
Micah BalfourDon John
Michael Joel BartelleSexton
Miles MitchellConrade
Rebecca BanatvalaWatchman 1 (Seacole)
Sapphire JoyMargaret
Taya MingHero
Toyin Ayedun-AlaseVerges

Additional Details

Theatre
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Theatre company
RSC
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Future
Plays
Much Ado About Nothing
Subjects
Drama; Shakespeare
Related items
Afro-Futurist Shakespeare

Notes

History
Performed at the RSC from 4 February to 12 March 2022.

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

Sponsor

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

BoB

Email
bob@learningonscreen.ac.uk
Web
https://learningonscreen.ac.uk/ondemand External site opens in new window
Phone
020 3743 2389
Address
Learning on Screen - the British Universities and Colleges Film and Video Council
York House
221 Pentonville Road
London
N1 9UZ
Notes
Formerly a service from BUFVC, British Universities Film & Video Council

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