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Benedick

nickname for groom; derived from Shakespeare’s Benedick. [Br. Lit.: Much Ado About Nothing]
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There is an hilarious drawing room scene where Benedick hides behind brocade curtains to eavesdrop on his friends.
Featuring Eve Best ("sublime" The Times) as Beatrice and Charles Edwards ('gives a superb performance' The Daily Telegraph) as Benedick.
Claudio, the handsome Juan Rivera LeBron, and Hero, the lovely Sarah Rutan, were much younger than Benedick and Beatrice, thus creating generational as well as procedural differences between the play's romantic couples.
During their respective eavesdropping scenes, Benedick chewed right into the bush he was concealed behind and spat out branches, and Beatrice, overcome with emotion, carnally embraced the same bush like a long-lost lover.
Instead of warriors returning from battle, Claudio (Jackson Doran) and Benedick (JQ) become members of his "crew," back from a successful tour.
Admittedly, the effectively agreed-on reductions of 3 percent will be only a tiny amount compared with what climatologists say is needed, and a far cry from the "technological revolution" that Benedick preaches.
Benedick says he is optimistic that a final protocol agreement will be concluded this year.
One concerns the love affair of Beatrice and Benedick, who become betrothed as a result of the schemes of their friends, each one being told that the other is pining away in unrequited passion.
Locked together in a 'merry war', Benedick, a confirmed bachelor, and Beatrice, an avowed maid, are resolutely set against marriage.
This time round Edward is Berowne and Benedick in a double-bill of Love's Labour's Lost and Love's Labour's Won (better known as Much Ado About Nothing).