Much Ado About Nothing (2010)


The Guardian   ****
the setting, which is idyllic”
“the productions, which are both impressive”
Edward Dick‘s staging of Much Ado has a handsome, Regency-era feel, filled with a Jane Austenish flutter of excitement”
“The “merry war” between Thusitha Jayasundera‘s Beatrice and Alan Cox‘s Benedick is as genial as any in recent memory”
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The Reviews Hub   ****
“This is a stylish, engaging and accessible production that had a very wet audience of over 250 captivated”
“very funny, exposing each individual’s follies and foibles with both gentle and caustic humour”
“This is a strong ensemble company – while Beatrice and Benedick (Thusitha Jaysundera and Alan Cox) are magnificent, the whole cast works together to create a wondrous theatrical event”
“The setting itself is gorgeous – sympathetically built around the beautifully sculpted Grosvenor Park”
Edward Dick’s direction was strong, confident and accomplished”
“A final word is reserved for the Chester Performs team – they were fantastically cheerful and helpful to audience members”
“a very special and magical experience”
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