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Adam James, Catherine Tate, David Tennant, et al. to Star in West End Much Ado About Nothing

David Tennant in Hamlet
David Tennant in Hamlet

Full casting has been announced for William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing, to begin performances at Wyndham’s Theater on May 16. The production, which will be directed by Josie Rourke, will open officially on June 1.

The production will feature David Tennant (Benedick), Catherine Tate (Beatrice),
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), and Hannah Warren-Green (Maria).

Designs are by Rob Jones with lighting by Peter Mumford, music by Michael Bruce, and sound by Emma Laxton.

Tennant is best known for playing the title role in the BBC’s Doctor Who series and his stage credits include the title role in Hamlet. Tate’s stage credits include Season’s Greetings and Under the Blue Sky.

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