As You Like It

Olivier Theatre, National
West End

Cast includes Rosalie Craig, Rosa Leon Annor, Philip Arditti, Mark Benton, Paul Chahidi, Jonathan Dryden Taylor, Patsy Ferran, Patrick Godfrey, Gemma Lawrence, Ken Nwosu, Ekow Quartey, Alan Williams With her father the Duke banished and in exile, Rosalind and her cousin Celia leave their lives in the court behind them and journey into the Forest of Arden. There released from convention, Rosalind experiences the liberating rush of transformation. Disguising herself as a boy, she embraces a different way of living and falls spectacularly in love.

William Shakespeare
Polly Findlay
As You Like It Schedule
Opening date: 
Monday, 26 October, 2015
Booking to: 
Saturday, 5 March, 2016
South Bank, London, SE1 9PX
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Our Review

This is, sadly, definitely not as I like it. Shakespeare's most enchanting comedy of romantic intrigue that erupts when city folk are displaced to the country has some sprightly and affecting performances, to be sure, but they are marooned in a production of cascading ill-judged modern effects.

In a programme note, Shakespeare expert and historian James Shapiro writes, "What critics... Read more

Genre: Comedy
Opened 21 June 2005
Written: By William Shakespeare
Directed: David Lan
Producer: Sonia Friedman
Cast: Helen McCrory (Rosalind), Sienna Miller (Celia), Dominic West (Orlando), Sean Hughes (Touchstone), Reece Shearsmith (Jaques... Read more

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