As You Like It Tickets

Barbican, London
As You Like It RSC
Barbican, London
Royal Shakespeare Company in London
Our Review 3 / 5

Rosalind is banished, and with her best friend Celia by her side, she journeys into exile. But not before catching the eye of love-struck Orlando, who is also forced from The Court into the dappled Forest of Arden. What ensures is a riotous combination of a feisty cross-dressing heroine, a tartan-clad fool, melodic songs and laugh aplenty.

Blending physical comedy, music, storytelling and puppetry, this playful As You Like It brings the audience right to the heart of the action and is a celebration of theatre itself.

‘Inventive, playful, captivating… a bonkers trip to the Forest of Arden’ ★★★★ Daily Telegraph

Previews from |
26th October 2019
Opening date |
29th October 2019
Booking from |
18th January 2020
Available until |
18th January 2020
Closes |
18th January 2020
Run time |
2 Hours 55 Minutes
William Shakespeare
Max Webster
Songs by:
Charlie Fink
Lee Curran
Gareth Fry
Naomi Dawson
Polly Bennett
Cast list:
David Ajao, Charlotte Arrowsmith, Patrick Brennan, Graeme Brookes, Antony Byrne, Richard Clews, Tom Dawze, Amelia Donkor, Laura Elsworthy, Sandy Grierson, Emily Johnstone, Karina Jones, Alex Jones, Sophie Khan Levy, Lucy Phelps, Sophie Stanton, Aaron Thiara and Leo Wan.

Barbican Venue Information

Barbican, Silk Street, London, EC2Y 8DS
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Customer reviews

Our Review of As You Like It RSC


Much like the mystical Forest of Arden, with twinkling fairy lights and copious amounts of plants, Regent Park’s Open Air Theatre is a delight to behold. Upon entering the auditorium, however, the audience are greeted by a sparse stage with crisp packets, plastic cups and indistinguishable rubbish piles scattered around. Uncomfortably close to the first row of audience members is a small section of water, also filled with waste. Perhaps this production of As You Like It is a... Read more

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