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About As You Like It

Rose Ayling-Ellis makes her West End debut in As You Like It at Soho Place. Be transported to the Forest of Arden in this classic Shakespeare play.

At the start of the As You Like It play, Duke Senior is forced to the Forest of Arden by Duke Frederick. Duke Senior’s daughter, Rosalind, must keep Duke Frederick’s daughter, Celia, company. While in court, Celia sees Orlando, son of the late Sir Rowland de Boys. As soon as Orlando locks eyes on Celia, they fall in love.

Suddenly, Rosalind is banished from court, so Rosalind and Celia, along with the court jester Touchstone, decide to dress up — Rosalind as the boy Ganymede and Celia as Ganymede's sister, Aliena — to protect themselves. While in the forest, they encounter a variety of characters who will change the way they view the world. But in this forest, who is allowed to love?

William Shakespeare’s As You Like It play challenges preconceived notions of romance. There’s plenty of well-known Shakespeare sayings in As You Like It too: listen out for Jaques saying “all the world’s a stage,” and Rosalind declaring that someone can have “too much of a good thing”. Experience the romantic comedy in its full glory with As You Like It tickets.

As You Like It in London boasts a star cast. Strictly Come Dancing winner and Eastenders actress Rose Ayling-Ellis makes her West End debut as Celia. She’s joined by Leah Harvey as Rosalind, Alfred Enoch as Orlando, Tom Mison as Touchstone, and Martha Plimpton as Jaques. The production is also the first in-house show at the newest West End theatre, Soho Place.

Start date

December 6th, 2022

End date

January 28th, 2023

Categories

Age

8+

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Reviews

Audiences Say
Clever, Entertaining, Delightful, Absorbing, Enchanting
83
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39 reviews on Show-Score

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Nic
Entertaining, Great staging, Funny, Great acting, Ambitious
88 / 100
Alex Room
Great singing, Great acting, Delightful, Clever, Absorbing
80 / 100
Catherine 352
Lovely piano, Great writing, Great singing, Great acting, Enchanting
100 / 100
Chlo H 3073
Clever, Great staging, Refreshing, Resonant
95 / 100
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As You Like It cast and creative team

By: William Shakespeare
Director: Josie Rourke
Cast list: Leah Harvey, Rose Ayling-Ellis, Alfred Enoch, Tom Mison, Martha Plimpton, Allie Daniel, Tom Edden, Dickon Gough, Gabriella Leon, Mary Malone, Syakira Moeladi, Nathan Queeley-Dennis, Cal Watson, June Watson, Ben Wiggins
Design: Rob Jones
Lighting: Howard Harrison
Sound: John Leonard

Venue

2 Soho Place, London, England, W1D 3BG

Directions

Railway station: Euston
Bus numbers: (Tottenham Ct Rd Station) 7, 10, 14, 24, 29, 73, 134, 242; (New Oxford St) 1, 8, 25, 55, 98, 176, 390
Night bus numbers: (Tottenham Ct Rd Station) 7, 10, 14, 24, 134, 242, N7, N29, N35, N68, N73, N253, N279; (New Oxford St) 25, 176, 390, N1, N8, N41, N55, N98, N171, N207
Car park: YMCA Great Russell Street (2mins), Holborn Selkirk House Museum Street (5mins)
Directions from tube: The theatre can be seen from the station, on the corner of the crossroads between Tottenham Court Road and Oxford Street.

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Assisted performances

Audio Described: Saturday 21st January 2023 @ 2:30pm

Tickets

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