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Katherine Parkinson (The IT Crowd) and John Heffernan (Dracula) lead the cast in Shakespeare’s romcom of sun, sea and mistaken identity.
The legendary family-run Hotel Messina on the Italian Riveria has been visited by artists, celebrities and royalty. But when the owner’s daughter weds a dashing young soldier, not all guests are in the mood for love. A string of scandalous deceptions soon surround not only the young couple, but also the
adamantly single Beatrice and Benedick.
Following the success of National Theatre Live’s Romeo & Juliet, Twelfth Night and Antony and Cleopatra, director Simon Godwin returns with this irresistible comedy, broadcast live from the National Theatre stage.
A blissful revival – ★★★★The Telegraph
Simon Godwin masterfully directs a slick production – ★★★★The Guardian
A tremendous production of Shakespeare’s comedy – ★★★★★Boradway World
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