Much Ado About Nothing
First screened in June 1993; most recently screened in April 2009
Director: Kenneth Branagh. Cast: Kenneth Branagh, Emma Thompson, Robert Sean Leonard, Denzel Washington, Kate Beckinsale, Keanu Reeves, Michael Keaton,
Richard Briers, Imelda Staunton, Brian Blessed, Phyllida Law, Richard Clifford, Gerard Horan, Jimmy Yuill, Ben Elton, Edward Jewesbury, Alex Lowe,
Andy Hockley, Chris Barnes, Conrad Nelson, Alex Scott, Patrick Doyle. Screenplay: Kenneth Branagh (based on the play by William Shakespeare).Twitter Capsule:
Despite glib passages, casting gaffes, puts itself over with infectious aplomb. Branagh, Thompson radiant.