Much Ado about Nothing

United Kingdom, 1986

Film
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Episode of Series “BBC Television Shakespeare Series”.
A comedy with two main plots. One concerns the love affair between Beatrice and Benedict, the other deals with the conspiracy against Claudio who is engaged to Beatrice’s gentle cousin, Hero. Don John, who hates Claudio stages a pretended assignation between Borachio, one of his followers, and Margaret, Hero’s maid, who is garbed as her mistress. Claudio, who witnesses the scene and suspects Hero’s virtue, rejects his bride at the altar, but the matter is finally cleared up, with the help of the good Friar Francis.

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producer

BBC-TV

Duration

02:30:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1986

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Group of items

BBC Television Shakespeare Series

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ACMI Identifier

300486

Language

English

Subject categories

Adaptations

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Great Britain

Literature → English literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Literature

Literature → Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 - Film and video adaptations

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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