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FILM SYNOPSIS

12A

Globe On Screen - Much Ado About Nothing

167 mins (excl Trailers, Advertisements)

Directed by:
Jeremy Herrin
Designer:
Mike Britton
Composer:
Stephen Warbeck
Starring:
Eve Best; Joe Caffrey; Philip Cumbus; Charles Edwards; Naomi Frederick; Marcus Griffiths; Adrian Hood
Distributor:
Jade Films
Release Date:
05/10/2012
Country:
United Kingdom
Language:
English
Genre:
Comedy; Theatre;

BBFC Consumer Advice:Contains two uses of mouthed strong language and mild sex references.

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Shakespeare's brightest and wittiest of comedies.

Claudio loves Hero and Hero Claudio and nothing seems capable of tearing them apart. Claudio’s friend Benedick loves Beatrice and Beatrice Benedick, but (because neither will admit it) nothing seems capable of bringing them together. Only the intrigues of a resentful prince force Benedick to prove his love for Beatrice – by killing his best friend.

Driven along by a romance all the more charming for being unacknowledged, Much Ado About Nothing is a miracle of comic and dramatic suspense and gives us, in the bantering Beatrice and Benedick, two of Shakespeare’s wittiest, most lovable pair of lovers.

RUNNING TIME:
Act 1 62 min
Act 2 75 min