Much Ado About Nothing (12+ years)

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Explore Shakespeare’s witty comedy Much Ado About Nothing in this practical and interactive workshop, designed for the over 12s, in Shakespeare’s original performance space.

Ideal for young people with an interest in Drama or Literature, this workshop uses a range of activities and games designed to draw out elements of the play’s language, characters and themes through practical drama activities.

Encouraging the development of an informed personal response to the play, underpinned by understanding the play’s relationship to the unique performance conditions of the Globe, this session provides the perfect headstart or accompaniment to your GCSE English Literature studies. No previous experience is required, just a desire to jump in and enjoy exploring.

After the war, Hero and Claudio are in love and agree to marry. Meanwhile, Beatrice and Benedick try to outdo each other in a battle of wits, both declaring they will never marry. A malicious plot unfolds to estrange the happy couple, whilst Beatrice and Benedick’s friends trick them into falling for one another… Can they untangle the truth in time?

Workshops will be led by one of the Globe’s highly experienced educational practitioners who include actors, teachers and directors.

‘I had rather hear my dog bark at a crow than a man swear he loves me’

Tickets must be purchased by over 18s, but this event is designed for young people 12+ to attend without parents/carers (i.e. this is not an event for whole families). Drop off/pick up will be in the main foyer of Shakespeare’s Globe.



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This event takes place on-site

Running time is approximately 2 hour

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Terms and conditions
A £2.50 transaction fee per order applies online and over the telephone. All children under 18 must be accompanied to the Globe with an adult. Accompanying adults do not require a ticket nor are they required to remain in the workshop room, but they must remain on the Globe site for the entirety of the workshop.

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