Much Ado About Nothing

by William Shakespeare


Tower Theatre, Canonbury
April 27th - May 12th, 1979

Cast List

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

Benedick : Nick Williams
Claudio : Jonathan Wheatley
Companions of Don Pedro

Don John, Don Pedro's bastard brother : John Spearman
Antonio, brother to Leonato : John Spearman

Conrade : Adrian Fisher
Borachio : Chris Atherton
Followers of Don John

Margaret : Jenny Baynes
Ursula : Alexandra Spencer
Attendants on Hero

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

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Production Team

Director : Paul Caister
Set Design : Reg Philpott
Lighting Design : Stephen Ley
Music and songs composed and 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