Much Ado About Nothing

Saturday 1st July 2017
12pm & 3pm
The Dell, Avonbank Gardens, Stratford-Upon-Avon

Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd July 2017
Waterloo Millennium Green, London

Old friends will be reunited, new loves may develop, and with the merry quarrellers, Beatrice and Benedick, together again, there are sure to be fireworks… With the local watchmen keeping an eye on proceedings, what could possibly go wrong? Sit back, relax, and enjoy the party!

We are delighted to be taking this brand new production of Much Ado About Nothing to the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Outdoor Festival at The Dell in Stratford-Upon-Avon, followed by two performances closer to our home turf in London. Bring a picnic, slap on the sun cream, and join us in a show that puts the audience at the very heart of the action.

The performances last 90 minutes and are suitable for all ages.
We advise that you arrive 20-30 minutes before the advertised start time.

The London performances will be preceeded by free children’s mask-making workshops, led by members of the company. Those taking part will get the opportunity to decorate and keep their own mask which can be used during the performance that follows. These workshops will take place at 1pm.


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Cast and Crew

Beatrice – Lucy Dobson
Benedick – Carl Blades
Hero – Kasia Le Witt
Claudio – Matthew Morrison
Don Pedro – Neil Gardner
Lady Joan – Marilii Saar
Dogberry – Callum Robertson
Verges – Katie Overstall
Borachio – David Lenik
Leonato – Rus Kallan
Margaret – Carrie Hill

Director – Victor Correia
Producer – Helen Thomas
Designer – Isabella Van Braeckel
Text abridged by Katie Overstall

Special thanks to Lesley and Richard Thomas

Waterloo Millennium Green is by kind permission of Bankside Open Spaces Trust on behalf of the local community.

We are very pleased to have The Duke of Sussex supporting our London shows.