Kingston Shakespeare Series Conference: Much Ado About Nothing


  • The Gallery
  • Sat 21 Apr

Please join us for this event exploring Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing from 9.30am – 5pm.

An Introduction to the Play's Performance History
10am, Kathryn Prince (University of Ottawa)

Panel 1: Sex and Gender
10.20am, Deborah Cartmell (De Montfort University), Sara Reimers (Royal Holloway University London), Elizabeth Shafer (Royal Holloway University London)

Panel 2: Family and Intergenerational Tension
11.15am, Alison Findlay (Lancaster University), Ben Haworth (Nottingham Trent University), Lois Potter (University of Delaware)

Panel 3: Comedy and the Watch
11.50am, Kathryn Prince (University of Ottawa), Duncan Salkeld (University of Chichester), Richard Wilson (Kingston University)

A Conversation about the Rose's Much Ado About Nothing
12.25pm, Simon Dormandy (Director of Much Ado About Nothing, Rose Theatre Kingston), Mel Giedroyc (Beatrice), John Hopkins (Benedick), Peter Smith (Nottingham Trent University)

Lunch
1.10pm - 2.30pm

Performance of Much Ado About Nothing
2.30pm