Study Guide

Much Ado About Nothing Characters

By William Shakespeare

Beatrice

Beatrice is supposed to be billed as a best supporting actress, but she tends to steal the show....

Benedick

Benedick Mountanto is a bit of a jerk. He's also kind of awesome. He's also a bit of a jerk. He's...

Claudio

Claudio is a starry-eyed young kid: good but totally pliable. Seriously, he acts like he's about...

Hero

This girl is good. Really good. Really, really... *yawn*... where were we?... really good.Hero is...

Don Pedro

This dapper, stand-up guy is the Prince of Arragon, the leader of Benedick and Claudio, a friend...

Don John

Though Don John ostensibly influences all of the action of the play, he has very few speaking...