Photos: Tennant & Tate in Dark Much Ado Poster
Date: 25 May 2011
Josie Rourke's production of Much Ado About Nothing opens at the Wyndham's Theatre on 1 June (previews from 16 May) reuniting Doctor Who David Tennant and his former assistant Catherine Tate as reluctant lovers Beatrice and Benedick.
The production, which will play a limited season to 3 September 2011, marks Tennant's first return to the theatrical stage since his Royal Shakespeare Company Hamlet in 2008. When the production, and it's large Doctor Who fan following transferred to London that December Tennant was forced to miss most of the run due to serious back injury.
Producers had released shots of the couple when their casting was announced, but we've now got altogether darker images of the pair for the show's poster.
Design & Print by aka. Photo credit: Mark Harrison / The Times Magazine
Joining Tennant and Tate in the cast are: Tom Bateman
, Alex Beckett
, Joshua Berg
, Jonathan Coy
, Anna Farnworth
, Mike Grady
, Clive Hayward
, Derek Howard
, Kathryn Hunt
, Adam James
, Lee Knight
, Elliot Levey
, Nicholas Lumley
, Sarah MacRae
, John Ramm
, Enzo Squillino Junior
, Leo Staar
, Natalie Thomas
and Hannah Warren-Green
Much Ado About Nothing is presented in the West End by Sonia Friedman Productions. It has designs by Rob Jones with lighting by Peter Mumford, music by Michael Bruce and sound by Emma Laxton.
- by Andrew Girvan
|What a gorgeous couple they make! I can't wait to see it - only a week to go... - H||26 May 11|
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