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Much Ado About Nothing


  • Glasgow Botanic Gardens 730 Great Western Road Glasgow, Scotland, G12 0UE United Kingdom (map)
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Directed by Jennifer Dick

“There is a kind of merry war betwixt Signior Benedick and her: they never meet but there's a skirmish of wit between them.”

Benedick is never getting married. Not ever.

‘All women shall pardon me, I will live a bachelor.’

Beatrice can’t even imagine a man she could fall in love with.

‘I had rather hear my dog bark at a crow than a man swear he loves me.’

They might just be the perfect couple.
This brand new outdoor production of Shakespeare's joyous comedy places romantic
misfits Benedick and Beatrice at the heart of a world populated by freaks and oddities; a
Victorian travelling circus. And anything can and does happen when this theatrical cast of
characters get together for a party...
Much Ado About Nothing fizzes with sparkling wit and romance. Although the path of true
love certainly does not run smooth, as the lovers face obstacles both accidental and on
purpose, it’s impossible not to be swept along by the original and best romcom.

CAST
Claudio - Dylan Blore
Don John / Dogberry - Darren Brownlie
Beatrice - Nicole Cooper
Benedick - Adam Donaldson
Leonata - Linda Duncan McLaughlin
Hero / Georgia Seacole - Hannah Parker
Don Pedro - Emilie Patry
Margaret / Verges - Rebecca Robin
Borachio / Friar Francis - Edward Soper

Designer - Carys Hobbs
Choreographer - Stephanie McGregor

Please note that this is an outdoor performance, subject to cancellation in the event of adverse weather. Seating is not provided for this performance - stools are available for hire or audiences may bring their own seating.

 

Previews: Wed 11th and Thurs 12th July 7.45 p.m. (Preview tickets: £12)

Performances: Fri 13th July – Sat 28th July (no performances on Sundays or Mondays) 7.45 p.m.

Venue: Main Botanic Gardens
Box Office: 0141 429 0022
Tickets: £20 / £15 concession

£12 Tuesdays – All tickets £12 on Tuesday performances

Earlier Event: June 21
Antony and Cleopatra
Later Event: July 12
Edward II