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Much Ado About Nothing Tickets

Much Ado About Nothing Tickets

7 Jul 2022 - 10 Sep 2022
25 Reviews on Show-Score

Much Ado About Nothing Information

Katherine Parkinson and John Heffernan play Beatrice and Benedick in an Italian Riviera-themed Much Ado About Nothing at the National Theatre. Much Ado About Nothing tickets are available on London Theatre now.

The Much Ado About Nothing play will follow the expected stories of gender, love, romance and confused identities. But rather than placing it in a Shakespearean era, Simon Godwin directs a Much Ado About Nothing newly set in the Italian riviera.

Set in 1930s Europe, this production centres around the Hotel Messina, a lavish, upmarket destination visited by artists and royalty. But as wedding bells ring, will all the guests be in the mood for love?

There’s two Much Ado About Nothing London plays this summer. Down the road at Shakespeare’s Globe, Lucy Bailey directs Much Ado About Nothing set a few years later in World War Two. But if you’re seeing the Shakespeare play at the National, expect a continental European flair. Check out all the Shakespeare plays in London.

The Olivier-nominated Katherine Parkinson stars as Beatrice. Previously, Parkinson’s National Theatre credits include Home, I’m Darling, which later transferred to the West End. She’s joined by John Heffernan as Benedick, Eben Figueiredo as Claudio, Ioanna Kimbook as Hero, and Ashley Zhangazha as Don Pedro.

Much Ado About Nothing marks Simon Godwin’s second Shakespeare play at the National. He previously directed a 2017 production of Twelfth Night starring Tamsin Greig.

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Run time

2 hour 30 minutes including one 20 minute interval

Opening date

July 7th, 2022

Closing date

September 10th, 2022


Plays, Shakespeare


Recommended 14 +

Cast and creative

By: William Shakespeare
Director: Simon Godwin
Cast list: Katherine Parkinson, John Heffernan, Celeste Dodwell, Eben Figueiredo, Olivia Forrest, David Fynn, Ashley Gillard, Brandon Grace, Nick Harris, Phoebe Horn, David Judge, Kiren Kebaili-Dwyer, Wendy Kweh, Ioanna Kimbook, Marcia Lecky, Ewan Miller, Mateo Oxley, Rufus Wright, Ashley Zhangazha
Set: Anna Fleischle
Costume: Evie Gurney
Lighting: Lucy Carter
Sound: Christopher Shutt