Cast update for Much Ado About Nothing at Wyndham's
Full casting has been announced for Much Ado About Nothing, by William Shakespeare, which opens at the Wyndham's Theatre 1 June 2011, following previews from 16 May - running to 3 Sep 2011
Joining previously mentioned David Tennant (Benedick) and Catherine Tate (Beatrice), are Tom Bateman (Claudio), Alex Beckett (Borachio),Joshua Berg (Titus), Jonathan Coy (Leonato), Anna Farnworth (Innogen), Mike Grady (Verges), Clive Hayward (Hugh Oatcake/Friar Francis), Derek Howard (Angelo), Kathryn Hunt (Ursula), Adam James (Don Pedro), Lee Knight (Conrade), Elliot Levey (Don John), Nicholas Lumley (George Seacole), Sarah MacRae (Hero), John Ramm (Dogberry), Enzo Squillino Jnr (Balthasar/Sexton), Leo Staar (Messenger), Natalie Thomas (Margaret), Hannah Warren-Green (Maria).
It is directed by Josie Rourke, designed by Rob Jones , lighting by Peter Mumford, sound by Emma Laxton, produced by Sonia Friedman Productions.
Two young lovers Claudio and Hero are to be married imminently but the devious scheming of a resentful Prince looks set to thwart the nuptials. Meanwhile, marriage seems inconceivable for reluctant lovers Beatrice and Benedick whose endless witty sparring threatens to keep them apart forever.