British Black and Asian Shakespeare Performance Database
Much Ado About Nothing (1974): Young Vic Theatre
PrMuch Ado About Nothing (1974)
PRINCIPAL CAST (first cast): Robin Bailey (Dogberry); Denise Coffey (Beatrice); Hayward Morse (Don Pedro); Paul Nicholas (Claudio); Jimmy Thompson (Benedick); Tammy Ustinov (Hero); Edgar Wreford (Leonato).
PRINCIPAL CAST (second cast): Denise Coffey (Beatrice); Harold Innocent (Leonato); Alfred Lynch (Dogberry); Hayward Morse (Don Pedro); Jimmy Thompson (Benedick); Christopher Timothy (Don John); Zoe Wanamaker (Hero).
The first performance of this production took place on 31 May 1974, according to John O'Connor and Katherine Goodland. The production toured the continent and then returned to the Young Vic in October with Zoe Wanamaker replacing Tammy Ustinov as Hero.
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