Shakespeare's Globe

Claudio played by Ann Ogbomo

Much Ado About Nothing (2004)
Written by: William Shakespeare

Ann Ogbomo played Claudio in the 2004 production of Much Ado About Nothing in her second season at Shakespeare's Globe. In 2003 she was a member of the Globe's first all-female company; she played Catesby and the First Murderer in Richard III.

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Rehearsal Notes 5

This is Ann's final blog post. This week she discusses running the play for the first time, the relationships between Claudio, Don Pedro and Don John, and where she draws her influences from.

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Rehearsal Notes 4

In her fourth blog post Ann discusses developments in the Wedding scene [IV. 1], two rehearsal exercises with chairs and practicing on the stage.

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Rehearsal Notes 3

In her third blog post Ann discusses rehearsing the Wedding scene [IV. 1], exploring Claudio's vulnerability and incorporating the audience into the scene.

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Rehearsal Notes 2

In her second blog post Ann discusses playing a male character, a visit from the Tudor Group and discoveries she has made about Claudio.

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Rehearsal Notes 1

This is Ann's first blog post. This week she discusses her previous acting experience, her first perspectives of her character and the first week of rehearsals.

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