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Theatre

Stupendously good: Much Ado About Nothing, at the Lyttelton Theatre, reviewed

30 July 2022

9:00 AM

30 July 2022

9:00 AM

Much Ado About Nothing

Lyttelton Theatre, in rep until 10 September

Freud’s Last Session

King’s Head Theatre, until 13 August

Simon Godwin’s Much Ado About Nothing is set in a steamy Italian holiday resort, the Hotel Messina, in the 1920s. A smart move, design-wise. The jazz age was one of those rare moments in history when every member of society, from the lowliest chambermaid to the richest aristocrat, dressed with impeccable style and flair.

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