Much Ado About Nothing
by William Shakespeare
Tower Theatre, Canonbury
September 20 - October 5, 1974


Don Pedro, Prince of AragonMichael Freeman
Don John, his bastard brotherIan Gibson
Claudio, a young lord of FlorenceRobin Ingram
Benedick, a young lord of PaduaWesley Ashwell
Leonato, Governor of MessinaPeter Curtis
Antonio, an old man, his brotherRon Brooker
followers of Don John
Robert Wilson
Fraser Downie
Friar FrancisStephen Knight
Dogberry, a constable Jim Spall
Verges, a headborough Ian Douglas
Hero, daughter to Leonato Sylvia Keeler
Beatrice, niece to Leonato Valerie Testa
gentlewomen attending on Hero
Wendy Nelson
Margo Kenrick
Messenger Stephen Knight
Watchmen Edward Hayman
Jeremy Condor
Sextons Tony Turner
Peter M Dawson

Much Ado About Nothing

Production Team
Director : Andrew Downie
Set Design : John Newton
Lighting Design : Ralph Shafran
Music for "Sigh No More, Ladies" composed by Michael Moores
Dances arranged by Janet Bateman
Costume Design : Jane Gingell

Stage Manager : Jim Spall
ASMs : Linda Graeme, Veronica Horne, Dennis Elam
Lighting operator : David Lawrence
Wardrobe : Jane Gingell, Marjorie Hogg, Eve Smith, Anne Hogg
Set construction : John Newton, Peter Bond, Linda Graeme, Claire Rice, David Stokes, Trevor Hope, Don Forrest, Ron Brooker