Pedalling actors from HandleBards will retell the story of Beatrice, Benedick, Claudio and Hero who become entangled with plotting, frivolity and melodrama in Shakespeare’s famous comedy.
Join The HandleBards all-male troupe in the 18th Century Walled Garden for a bicycle-powered production of Shakespeare’s ‘Much Ado About Nothing’.
In usual HandleBards style, expect riotous amounts of energy, a fair old whack of chaos, and a great deal of laughter. And what’s the play about?
Well – a group of soldiers return from the war to a household in Messina, causing the kindling of new love interests and there-kindling of old rivalries. The parallel love stories of Beatrice, Benedick, Claudio and Hero become entangled with plotting, frivolity and melodrama in Shakespeare’s famous comedy.
Pre-book your picnic when you order your tickets online:
Enjoy an indulgent picnic of locally sourced savoury and sweet treats which includes your choice of Fentimans beverages or water. £25 for a picnic for 2 adults. Why not add a bottle of prosecco or wine to your order to enjoy during the show?
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