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Much Ado About Nothing Tickets

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

Enjoy sparring lovers and mischievous plots as Shakespeare’s timeless comedy returns to the Globe in an Elizabethan dress production.

Celebrate Love With Much Ado About Nothing Tickets

Step into a luxurious paradise where lovers fight and make up, and mischievous plots are unravelled, as Shakespeare’s Globe welcomes Much Ado About Nothing back to its wooden ‘O’. With its timeless tale of love conquering all and iconic battle of wits between Benedick and Beatrice, this is the perfect show to enjoy in the summer, and where better than in the inimitable open-air surroundings of the Globe!

What is Much Ado About Nothing about?

Years of war are finally over, and the soldiers are standing down. An Italian town is back in bloom and ready to welcome them home, but what if the plotting and games come with them? Young lovers Claudio and Hero, and sharp-tongued singletons Beatrice and Benedick, are about to discover that their idyllic surroundings are the setting for a series of mischievous pranks that might end in tragedy…

Shakespeare’s most famous comedy is a heartwarming celebration of love and redemption and the ultimate original rom-com! With sharp wit, laugh-out-loud arguments, sexual politics and a happy ending, you will be swept up in this timeless tale of love in all its forms.

Enjoy the romance and mischief under the open sky in this brand-new Globe production, performed in classic Elizabethan dress.

Shakespeare’s Globe Much Ado About Nothing - Cast & Creatives

Globe Associate Artistic Director Sean Holmes follows up his “super fun” (Time Out) take on The Tempest with this gorgeous and exuberant production, with design by Grace Smart and music by Grant Olding. Get ready to laugh and delight in the characters’ exploits with a cast including Ekow Quartey as Benedick, Amalia Vitale as Beatrice and Adam Wadsworth as Claudio.

Don’t Miss Tickets for Much Ado About Nothing at The Globe

“Sigh no more, ladies, sigh no more…” because you can laugh, swoon and revel in the ultimate battle of wits, romance and redemption with Much Ado About Nothing tickets! Whether you’re a Groundling or sitting on the benches, the irrepressible joy of this ageless tale, told on the Globe’s unique stage, is the ultimate Shakespeare experience to see this summer.

Performance dates:
25 Jun 2024 - 24 Aug 2024
Running time:
2 hours and 40 minutes including an interval.
Age recommendation:
No age recommendation has been set. See Audience Notes for content warnings.

Much Ado About Nothing Reviews

63 Reviews
  • 5 Stars62%
  • 4 Stars25%
  • 3 Stars11%
  • 2 Stars0%
  • 1 Stars2%

User Reviews


Amusing Shakespearian rom com.

Performance date: 15 June 2024
Performance date: 14 June 2024

Totally fabulous from start to finish. The whole production was amazing. The cast, musicians, the direction of the piece was great.

Performance date: 25 May 2024

Show Times

How Long is Much Ado About Nothing?
Much Ado About Nothing running time is 2 hours and 40 minutes including an interval.
Matinee Shows
Performances start at 1.00pm and finish at 3.40pm or start at 2.00pm and finish at 4.40pm.
Evening Shows
Performances start at 6.30pm and finish at 9.10pm or start at 7.30pm and finish at 10.10pm.
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