As You Like It

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.

Categories: 
By:
William Shakespeare
Director:
Polly Findlay
As You Like It Performance Dates & Times
Opening date: 
Monday, 26 October, 2015
Booking to: 
Saturday, 5 March, 2016

Olivier Theatre, National

Address:
South Bank, London, SE1 9PX
Nearest tube:
Waterloo

As You Like It Customer reviews

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.

Genre: ComedyOpened 21 June 2005Written: By William ShakespeareDirected: David LanProducer: Sonia FriedmanCast: Helen McCrory (Rosalind), Sienna Miller (Celia), Dominic West (Orlando), Sean Hughes (Touchstone), Reece Shearsmith (Jaques), Clive Rowe (Duke Senior)Synopsis: Set in late 1940's France. The court of the Duke, exiled to the forest of Arden (the Ardennes), are philosophers and poets... Read more

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