Jeremy Herrin

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Much Ado About Nothing

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Writer William Shakespeare Starring
  • Eve Best
  • Charles Edwards
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    Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

    Much Ado About Nothing played at The Globe from 21st May 2011 to the 1st October 2011.

    Claudio is deeply in love with Hero and she with him; they are devoted to each other and preparing to marry. Claudio’s best friend Benedick is in love with the witty and forceful Beatrice but he cannot admit it to himself or any of his friends. It is only after some playful scheming that the pair are finally bought together.

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    Ms. Best’s director, Jeremy Herrin, has built his career very adroitly on new plays and comes at “Much Ado” as if it were one, mining the amorous give-and-take at its center with uncommon ease Matt Wolf
    The New York Times

    The pair...absolutely triumph in one of the trickiest romances in the canon' **** Libby Purves
    The Times

    'It's a witty, warm-hearted and emotionally eloquent account of the play that makes the most of the Globe's matchless capacity for a buoyant rapport with the audience.' **** Paul Taylor
    The Independent

    'It’s sure to be a summer crowd-pleaser' Michael Coveney
    The Stage

    'Shakespeare’s Globe has got in first, and raises the bar high with an exuberant production by Jeremy Herrin' Charles Spencer
    The Telegraph

    'By the end of this show on Monday night, the whole theatre was ooh-ing, aah-ing and clapping manically during a long-awaited kiss.' **** Quentin Letts
    Daily Mail

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