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Shakespeare’s battle of the sexes is reignited this Summer with a riotous new production of Much Ado About Nothing in the Globe Theatre. 

In the aftermath of a fierce conflict, soldier Claudio finds himself on the frontline of a different fight: for the love of Hero. His friend Benedick, on the other hand, is willing to do everything he can to evade affection and meets his match in Beatrice. 

Eight years after the seminal production of Titus Andronicus, ‘ingenious’ ★★★★ (The Guardian), Lucy Bailey returns to the Globe to direct our 2022 Globe Ensemble in Shakespeare’s energetic tale of jealousy, self-discovery and love.

‘I had rather hear my dog bark at a crow, than a man swear he loves me.’ 
Act I, scene 1

Much Ado About Nothing reviews

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Maureen
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20 May 2022

I loved this production of Much Ado About Nothing - great acting, engaging, funny, effective use of space and so much more. The actors showed great respect for the poetry rather than gabbling it. My enjoyment was slightly spoiled in the second half when some youngsters chatted throughout - despite constant reminders to be quiet.

Mark
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16 May 2022

Fabulous show! Very entertaining and engaging. Thoroughly recommend

Annie Lathaen
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15 May 2022

Yesterday (Saturday) went to see afternoon production of Much Ado with a friend. Brilliant production as usual from the Globe. Light handed with many excellent 'moments' brilliant dancing and a few surprises. May go again later in the season in the evening. The only problem was 2 members of the audience on the far left father and daughter who talked throughout the performance had their phones out and were a nuisance to many other theatre goers they should have been asked to leave. Very poor audience management. Annie

D123
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14 May 2022

Fantastic cast had us all in stitches!

Wanting More
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14 May 2022

I have questions are for the director. what did setting this play in postwar Italy reveal about the text? Why was Beatrice persuing a physical version of 'merriment' as main character trait? Did you expect babbling courtyard fountain to reduce audibility of actors? What happens when talented actors perform skillful dance? without joy? I enjoyed the restsint and timing of Benedict, the costumes were appealing, and I loved the accordion players who untimateky bore witness to a frenetic but joyless performance (matinee may 13). Sometimes Globe productions are both Show And Tell of Shakespeare. They do not trust the audience. This was one such.

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1. If you test positive for COVID-19, display symptoms, or are asked to isolate by NHS Test and Trace you can exchange your tickets.
2. If the show is cancelled due to COVID-19 or any other reason, you will be offered a free exchange or refund.
3. If the show is going ahead and you are able to attend, there will be no exchange or refund available.

Good To Know

All performances will be played at full capacity. The yard will be standing tickets. We will still ask audience to wear mask and ask for proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative lateral flow test.

When Can I Go

 22nd April 2022 - 23 October 2022

Where Do I Go

Shakespeare’s Globe
21 New Globe Walk
Bankside
London
SE1 9DT

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