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Prompt book for the Renaissance Theatre Company production of Much Ado About Nothing; touring March-October 1988. Also includes props list, props setting list, cast list, sound cues, set-change plot, music score, notes on dance choreography, dressing room list, papers from Birmingham Rep Theatre. This production was co-directed by Kenneth Branagh, David Parfitt and Dame Judi Dench and opened at Birmingham Rep. It toured with the RTC productions of As You Like It and Hamlet. Branagh went on to direct a very successful film of Much Ado in 1993.