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NT Live: Much Ado About Nothing
Sun 22 January at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
One event on Wed 18 January 2023, at 10:00 am
One event on Sun 22 January 2023, at 1:00 pm
Katherine Parkinson (The IT Crowd) and John Heffernan (Dracula) lead the cast in Shakespeare’s romcom of sun, sea and mistaken identity.
The legendary family-run Hotel Messina on the Italian Riveria has been visited by artists, celebrities and royalty. But when the owner’s daughter weds a dashing young soldier, not all guests are in the mood for love.
A string of scandalous deceptions soon surrounds not only the young couple, but also the adamantly single Beatrice and Benedick.
Following the award-winning success of National Theatre Live’s Romeo & Juliet, Twelfth Night and Antony and Cleopatra, director Simon Godwin returns with this irresistible comedy, broadcast live from the National Theatre stage.
‘Simon Godwin masterfully directs a slick production’ (Guardian)
‘A blissful revival’ (Telegraph)
‘Sweet, sparky, sexy, sombre’ (Financial Times)
‘The emotional heft of an earthquake’ (Telegraph)
‘Bruised lovers charm amid simmering Italian chic’ (Times)
‘Katherine Parkinson and John Heffernan are a blast in this luxuriously eccentric take on Shakespeare’s romcom’ (Time Out)
‘A tremendous production of Shakespeare’s comedy’ (Broadway World)
‘Extremely easy on the eye and a consummate midsummer comedy’ (Guardian)
‘The gift that keeps on giving’ (Observer)
Classification E – Exempt from Classification
Duration 180 mins
Tickets $25 (Transaction charges may apply)
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