Much Ado About Nothing
by William Shakespeare
Tower Theatre, Canonbury
April 27 - May 12, 1979


Leonato, Governor of Messina David Crawley
Beatrice, his niece Marian Fielding
Hero, his daughter Josephine Abercrombie
Balthasar, a singer Oliver Beamish
Don Pedro, Prince of Aragon William Fox
companions of Don Pedro
Nick Williams
Jonathan Wheatley
Don John, Don Pedro's bastard brother John Spearman
Antonio, brother to Leonato John Spearman
followers of Don John
Adrian Fisher
Chris Atherton
attendants on Hero
Jenny Baynes
Alexandra Spencer
Dogberry, a constable Guy Saunders
Verges, a headborough Wilmot Bennitt
The Watch Robert Heginbotham
Oliver Beamish
Friar Francis Michael Franklin
Sexton John Spearman
Lords Robert Heginbotham
Wilmot Bennitt
Messenger Adrian Fisher

Much Ado About Nothing

Production Team
Director : Paul Caister
Set Design : Reg Philpott
Lighting Design : Stephen Ley
Music & songs composed & played by Oliver Beamish

Stage Manager : Cecilia Coffey
ASM : Fenella Durlacher
Lighting operators : Stephen Ley, David Cannell
Sound operator : Roger Woods
Wardrobe : Kirsten Williams
Set construction : Reg Philpott, Fenella Durlacher, Enrico Coffey, Cecilia Coffey, Roger Woods, Margaret O'Shea, Wilmot Bennitt, Alan Williams