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Benedick

nickname for groom; derived from Shakespeare’s Benedick. [Br. Lit.: Much Ado About Nothing]
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In part, of course, what we encounter in Much Ado About Nothing merely offers a paradigm of the problematically furtive and mutually revealing relationships Shakespeare's plays regularly assume with the materials that influence them.
Much Ado About Nothing is Shakespeare's sparkiest comedy, and Beatrice and Benedick such a strong starcrossed pairing that they tend to leave all other characters and plotlines in the shade.
Much Ado About Nothing, directed by Max Webster, will be performed at Alnwick on April 16 and 17 (call 01665 510785).
Infidelity, deception and mistaken identity challenge Benedick and Beatrice, making Much Ado About Nothing a spectacle of comic and dramatic suspense.
But, as the airmen return from war and the Home Guard get ready to stand down, be prepared for a bumpy ride - infidelity, deception and mistaken identity challenge the lovers making Much Ado About Nothing a spectacle of comic and dramatic suspense.
Jaysundera, whose credits include War Horse at the National Theatre, Twelfth Night at the Young Vic and Comedy of Errors for the Royal Shakespeare Company, will play Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing.
St Joseph's RC Comprehensive School in Port Talbot have jazzed up Much Ado About Nothing for their production at the Taliesin Theatre in Swansea, on February 7.
Bryant said he hoped it would be much ado about nothing once the season started.
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon
whose laughable attempts to do a bit of Shakespeare sullied Much Ado About Nothing directed by KENNETH BRANAGH.
O'Connell devotes chapter five to Jonson and Shakespeare, contrasting Jonson's humanist sensibility to Shakespeare's ability to assert "the identity of theater as a visual art" (125), his chief example for Jonson being Bartholomew Fair, and for Shakespeare Much Ado About Nothing, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Hamlet, and The Winter's Tale.