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Identify and Explain Key Characters in 'Much Ado About Nothing'

In this worksheet, students will revise key facts about each of the characters in 'Much Ado About Nothing'.

'Identify and Explain Key Characters in 'Much Ado About Nothing'' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 4

GCSE Subjects:   English Literature

GCSE Boards:   Eduqas, OCR, Pearson Edexcel, AQA,

Curriculum topic:   Shakespeare

Curriculum subtopic:   Much Ado About Nothing

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

What do you know already about the characters in 'Much Ado About Nothing'?


a lady whispering to another ladymask         wedding rings


Some of the main characters we meet in the play are:





Don John

Don Pedro



There are also several minor characters.

In the exam, you may be asked to write about how a particular character is presented in an extract from 'Much Ado About Nothing'.

You will also need to know the play well enough to write about how a character is presented throughout the play as a whole.

The following activity will help you to revise some of the key information about the main characters in 'Much Ado About Nothing'.


You should always refer to your own text when working through these examples. These quotations are for reference only.

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