Shakespeare's Globe

Don John played by Rachel Sanders

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

In Rachel Sanders' second season at Shakespeare's Globe she played Don John in the 2004 production of Much Ado About Nothing. In 2003 she was a member of the Globe's first all-female company and played parts in both The Taming of the Shrew (Widow) and Richard III (Duke of Clarence).

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Rehearsal Notes 5

This is Rachel's final blog post. This week she discusses the forthcoming Press Night, her pre-performance routine and Don John's interaction with the audience.

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Rehearsal Notes 4

In her penultimate blog post Rachel discusses this week's rehearsals, playing Don John three ways and the fragmentary nature of Don John as a part.

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Rehearsal Notes 3

In her third blog post Rachel discusses her break from rehearsals, working on text and movement and her costume fitting.

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Rehearsal Notes 2

In her second blog post Rachel discusses the wedding scene [Act IV scene 1] and the difference between speaking in verse and prose, and she reflects on Don John's fate after the end of the play.

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Rehearsal Notes 1

This is Rachel's first blog post. This week she discusses returning to the Globe, preparing for her part, and the start of rehearsals.

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