Casting for Much Ado About Nothing

Robin Simpson to play Benedick in Northern Broadsides and New Vic Theatre co-production of Much Ado About Nothing

Northern Broadsides and New Vic Theatre are pleased to announce that Robin Simpson will take over the role of Benedick in their co-production of Much Ado About Nothing, currently in rehearsals. Robin Simpson will step into the role after Reece Dinsdale had to leave the production due to a family illness.

Robin will take on the role of Benedick, opposite Isobel Middleton’s Beatrice in the play, which runs at the New Vic from Friday 8 February – Saturday 2 March, before embarking on a national tour to The Dukes Lancaster (5-9 March); Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough (12-16 March); Salisbury Playhouse (19-23 March); Derby Theatre (26-30 March); Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds (2-6 April); Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield (16-20 Apr), Viaduct Theatre, Halifax (24 Apr-4 May), The Lowry Salford (7-11 May); York Theatre Royal (14-18 May) and Harrogate Theatre (21-25 May).