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Ended 30 Nov 2013 after 2 months

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Vanessa Redgrave and James Earl Jones star in Much Ado About Nothing, directed by Mark Rylance

Closed 30 Nov 2013

While young lovers Claudio and Hero threaten to have their imminent nuptials thwarted by the resentful scheming of a Prince, marriage seems inconceivable for reluctant lovers Beatrice (Vanessa Redgrave) and Benedick (James Earl Jones). Redgrave and Earl Jones take on these roles for the first time.

James Earl Jones and Vanessa Redgrave recently starred in Alfred Uhry’s Driving Miss Daisy both in the West End and on Broadway.

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Previews from: 7 September 2013

Opening night: 19 September 2013

Closing night: 30 November 2013


Much Ado About Nothing is suitable for audiences aged 8 and upwards

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