21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, London SE1 9DT

Much Ado About Nothing Poster

Much Ado About Nothing

February 24 - March 20, 2018

These are important stories. They raise so many issues relevant to young people. Much Ado About Nothing invites us to challenge our preconceptions about image and the way we present ourselves to each other and society.

Michael Oakley, Director

Why See Much Ado About Nothing?

Shakespeare At Its Most Accessible

The poetry of Shakespeare was made for the common folk of Elizabethan England, yet has a reputation today as high brow fare for learned, older generations. The Royal Shakespeare Company's Playing With Shakespeare productions are specifically designed with young people in mind and invite the whole family to enjoy the magic of the Bard's spell-binding wordcraft.

His wickedly funny Much Ado About Nothing is perfect way to introduce children and teens to Shakespeare's oeuvre. A fast-paced yet full-scale 90-minute production, the riotous farce follows world-weary Benedick and his friend Claudio. Just returned from war, the soldiers are reacquainted with Beatrice and Hero. Claudio and Hero fall madly in love, while Benedick and Beatrice ridicule love and all its trappings, although their playful banter suggests otherwise...

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Opening night: 24 February 2018

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