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Much Ado About Nothing @ The Old Vic

Much Ado About Nothing, directed by Mark Rylance. The Old Vic, London, September 2013. As we entered the Old Vic for Mark Rylance’s production of Much Ado About Nothing, songs of the 1940s played over the loudspeakers; the programme (which included much propaganda for the Shakespeare-didn’t-write-Shakespeare cause) claimed that the Second World War setting ‘serves […]