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

Robin Simpson
Robin Simpson

Northern Broadsides and New Vic Theatre have announced 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).

Much Ado About Nothing’s full cast will be announced next week.

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