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Much Ado About Nothing (1967)

Young lovers Hero (Caroline John) and Claudio (Michael Byrne), soon to wed, conspire to get verbal sparring partners and confirmed singles Benedick (Robert Stephens) and Beatrice (Dame Maggie Smith) to wed as well.

Director:

Alan Cooke

Writers:

Robert Graves (adaptation), William Shakespeare (play)

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Cast

Credited cast:
Alan Adams Alan Adams ... Inanimate
Chloe Ashcroft Chloe Ashcroft ... House maid
David Belcher David Belcher ... Watchman #3
Michael Byrne ... Claudio
Wynne Clark Wynne Clark ... Ursula
Graham Crowden ... Verges
Paul Curran ... Friar Francis
Denis DeMarne Denis DeMarne ... A Lord
Barry Evans ... Coffee boy
Janina Faye ... Inanimate
Frank Finlay ... Dogberry
Neil Fitzpatrick Neil Fitzpatrick ... Balthasar
Kay Gallie Kay Gallie ... Inanimate
Michael Gambon ... Watchman #4
Mary Griffiths Mary Griffiths ... House maid
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Young lovers Hero (Caroline John) and Claudio (Michael Byrne), soon to wed, conspire to get verbal sparring partners and confirmed singles Benedick (Robert Stephens) and Beatrice (Dame Maggie Smith) to wed as well.

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Genres:

Comedy | Romance

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

1967 (UK) See more »

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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Ronald Pickup replaced Albert Finney, who played the role of Don Pedro in Franco Zeffirelli's stage production, but all of the other lead players played the same roles as they did on-stage. See more »

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Version of Viel Lärm um nichts (2007) See more »

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