Much Ado About Nothing

by William Shakespeare


Tower Theatre, Canonbury
September 20th - October 5th, 1974

Cast List

Don Pedro, Prince of Aragon : Michael Freeman
Don John, his bastard brother : Ian Gibson
Claudio, a young lord of Florence : Robin Ingram
Benedick, a young lord of Padua : Wesley Ashwell
Leonato, Governor of Messina : Peter Curtis
Antonio, an old man, his brother : Ron Brooker

Borachio : Robert Wilson
Conrade :Fraser Downie
Followers of Don John

Friar Francis : Stephen Knight
Dogberry, a constable : Jim Spall
Verges, a headborough : Ian Douglas
Hero, daughter to Leonato : Sylvia Keeler
Beatrice, niece to Leonato : Valerie Testa

Margaret : Wendy Nelson
Ursula : Margo Kenrick
Gentlewomen attending on Hero

Messenger : Stephen Knight
Watchmen : Edward Hayman, Jeremy Condor
Sextons : Tony Turner, Peter M Dawson

Much Ado About Nothing


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