Much Ado About Nothing

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 30TH NOVEMBER 2013

ADDRESS
Old Vic Theatre, 103 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 8NB 
 
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Dates:
7th September 2013 until 30th November 2013
 
OPENING TIMES
7.30pm, matiness Wed and Sat 2.30pm
 
PRICES
£11-£47
 

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Much Ado About NothingOne of the most exciting prospects on the London stage this autumn is the combination of 'Jerusalem' actor Mark Rylance, former artistic director of Shakespeare's Globe, with actors Vanessa Redgrave and James Earl Jones (the voice of 'Darth Vader') in The Old Vic's staging of Shakespeare's comedy Much Ado About Nothing. Last seen in the West End together in 2011, in Driving Miss Daisy at Wyndham's Theatre, the two lead actors - who, at 76 and 81, are twice the age of actors who traditionally play the lead roles - star as reluctant lovers Beatrice and Benedick in this A-list production. Tickets are likely to see out fast so book tickets now for Much Ado About Nothing at the Old Vic Theatre, London.

 

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Waterloo East Railway Station
 
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Library Street NCP
 
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Union Car Park
 
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Old Vic Theatre, 103  The Cut      SE1 8NB
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The Crucible
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VENUE  Old Vic Theatre 
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Housed : The Old Vic Community CompanyHoused : The Old Vic Community CompanyAn epic tale written by David Watson.20th July 2014Sunday 20th July 2014 Where:
Old Vic Theatre, 103  The Cut      SE1 8NB
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On Soon
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PRICING  Free, phone for availability
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VENUE  Old Vic Theatre 
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Old Vic Theatre, 103  The Cut      SE1 8NB
Category: event
On Soon
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event > Kids Events
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VENUE  Old Vic Theatre 
An interactive storytelling and puppetry workshop.
Drama Workshop (Ages 12-16)Drama Workshop (Ages 12-16)An interactive storytelling and puppetry workshop for children with autism and Asperger's.14th August 2014Thursday 14th August 2014 Where:
Old Vic Theatre, 103  The Cut      SE1 8NB
Category: event
 
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event > Kids Events
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VENUE  Old Vic Theatre 
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Old Vic Theatre, 103  The Cut      SE1 8NB
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event > Theatre > Dramas
DATES  20th September to 20th December 2014
VENUE  Old Vic Theatre 
Kristin Scott Thomas stars in Ian Rickson's production of Electra, the tragedy of Electra and Orestes's revenge on their father's killers, as written by Sophocles. Scott Thomas will play the lead in the Greek tragedy adapted by Frank McGuinness and directed by Ian Rickson. It's the latest stage performance for the actress who won an Olivier Award i... More about this event
 

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