Details

Anytime Watch

FREE

Donate

Please click the button below to make your donation via PayPal. All proceeds will go towards the Mayor’s chosen charities.

DONATE

Much Ado About Nothing (2018)

Much Ado About Nothing follows the return of soldiers from war. Packed with intrigue, double-crossing and plenty of laughter, Much Ado About Nothing is the perfect introduction to Shakespeare. Following the turbulent romances between Hero and Claudio and Beatrice and Benedict, this exploration of what loyalty, chivalry, and true love really mean empowers us to challenge our perceptions of relationships.

Our production moves the story from Italy to an English house at the conclusion of World War Two. It will be using the story of the lovers to explore the nature of the relationship between men and women as well as exploring themes of jealousy and class.

Leonato welcomes his friends back from war. His daughter, Hero, is in love with Claudio. His niece, Beatrice, verbally spars with Benedict. Can their friends conspire to bring them together? Will ill-intentioned Don John succeed in driving Claudio and Hero apart? Can Leonatos’s sister, Antonia, come up with a plan to save the day? Can the watchmen overcome their incompetence to bring out the truth?

Website:  progresstheatre.co.uk
Twitter: @progresstheatre
Facebook: @progresstheatre

Please rate your experience:



Please fill in our full survey here to be in with a chance of winning £100 of vouchers