Much Ado about Nothing



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Antonio (1)Antonio is the brother of Leonato in Much Ado About Nothing
Balthasar (1)Balthasar is a singer, attending on Don Pedro in Much Ado About Nothing.
BeatriceBeatrice is a central character in Much Ado About Nothing. She falls in love with Benedick.
BenedickBenedick is a central character in Much Ado About Nothing. He falls in love with Beatrice.
BorachioBorachio is a villain, a servant of Don John, in Much Ado About Nothing.
Boy (3)A boy attends on Benedick in Much Ado About Nothing.
Claudio (2)Claudio is a friend to Benedick and a follower of Don Pedro, in Much Ado About Nothing. He falls in love with Hero but is persuaded, wrongly, that she has been unfaithful.
ConradeConrade is a villain, a servant of Don John, in Much Ado About Nothing.
DogberryDogberry, accompanied by Verges, is a clownish officer of the watch in Much Ado About Nothing.
Don JohnDon John is the bastard brother of Don Pedro, and is the chief villain in Much Ado About Nothing.
Don PedroDon Pedro is the prince of Arragon in Much Ado About Nothing.
First Watchman (2)Several Watchmen, two of them speaking roles, serve under Dogberry and Verges, and apprehend Conrade and Borachio, in Much Ado About Nothing. Two of them are called Hugh Oatcake and George Seacoal.
Friar FrancisFriar Francis presides at the aborted marriage ceremony for Hero and Claudio, in Much Ado About Nothing.
HeroHero falls in love with Claudio in Much Ado About Nothing. She is wronged by Don John and Borachio, and is abandoned at the altar, and left for dead, by Claudio.
LeonatoLeonato is the governor of Messina, and the father of Hero, in Much Ado About Nothing.
Lord (5)A Lord speaks four words ("It is, my lord") in Much Ado About Nothing.
MargaretMargaret is a maid, and an unknowing accomplice in the plot against Hero, in Much Ado About Nothing.
Messenger (17)Several messengers appear in Much Ado About Nothing: one of them is an important figure in the opening scene.
Second Watchman (2)Several Watchmen, two of them speaking roles, serve under Dogberry and Verges, and apprehend Conrade and Borachio, in Much Ado About Nothing. Two of them are called Hugh Oatcake and George Seacoal.
SextonA Sexton supervises Dogberry's inept examination of Conrade and Borachio, in Much Ado About Nothing.
UrsulaUrsula is a maid in Much Ado About Nothing.
VergesVerges, accompanied by Dogberry, is a clownish officer of the watch in Much Ado About Nothing.
WatchmanSeveral Watchmen, two of them speaking roles, serve under Dogberry and Verges, and apprehend Conrade and Borachio, in Much Ado About Nothing. Two of them are called Hugh Oatcake and George Seacoal.


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