SHAKESPEARE comes to St Helens with a special production of Much Ado About Nothing at the central library on Victoria Square.

Liverpool based Network Theatre will present its annual summer production, first performed in 1598, next Thursday (July 24) starting at 7pm.

The show is part of St Helens Cultural Hubs project which is a two year research and development scheme involving the council and library service to increase participation in the arts across the town.

Tickets cost £7 (£5 concs) and can be reserved by phone on 0151 708 7270 or they can be bought from St Helens Central Library.