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As You Like It

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This warm, open-hearted production promises adventure, sibling rivalry, mistaken identity and romance – Shakespeare comedy As You Like It. Read More >

This warm, open-hearted production promises adventure, sibling rivalry, mistaken identity and romance – Shakespeare comedy As You Like It.

Max Webster directs the Bard’s brilliant comedy. Webster returns to Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre following his production of Twelfth Night re-imagined in 2014.

In the mythical forest of Arden, a world of transformation where anything is possible and anything permissible, two young people discover what it really means to be in love.

Webster recently directed A Winter’s Tale (Edinburgh Lyceum), The Twits and King Lear (Northampton Royal & Derngate), and The Lorax, which is currently playing at The Old Vic.

As You Like It features design by Naomi Dawson, who recently designed Dr Faustus (Royal Shakespeare Company) and Brave New World (Northampton Royal & Derngate). Movement direction is by Polly Bennett, lighting design is by Lee Curran (Jesus Christ Superstar) and sound design by Gareth Fry.

Olivia Vinall (Rosalind) recently played the dual roles of Laura Fairlie and Anne Catherick in BBC1’s new adaptation of The Woman In White, while Edward Hogg (Orlando) recently appeared as Romeo in Romeo and Juliet at Shakespeare’s Globe, where he has also appeared in The God of Soho, Measure for Measure, The Tempest and The Storm.

With beautiful new music by Charlie Fink (former frontman of Noah and the Whale), As You Like It is an enchanting and hilarious treat at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre.

Looking for a laugh in the capital city? Learn more about London comedies.


Age Suitability: Children under the age of 4 are not permitted to the theatre or theatre grounds for this production.. i

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Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 06/07/2018

Opening Night: 11/07/2018

Closing Night: 28/07/2018

Running time: 2h35, inc. interval

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Cast & Creative


Rosalind - Olivia Vinall

Orlando - Edward Hogg

Celia - Keziah Joseph

Oliver - Beruce Khan

Touchstone - Danny Kirane

Jaques - Maureen Beattie

Audrey/Singer - Amy Booth-Steel

Amiens/Singer- Me'sha Bryan

Phoebe/Singer - Joanne McGuinness

Silvius/Singer - Jacade Simpson

Le Beau/Actor Musician - Jack Beale

William/Actor Musician - Silas Wyatt-Barke

Duke Fredrick/Duke Senior - Simon Armstrong

Adam/Martext - Gary Lilburn

Charles the Wrestler/Jaques De Boys - Kristian Phillips

Corin - John Stahl



Director - Max Webster

Designer - Naomi Dawson

Lighting Designer - Lee Curran

Movement Director - Polly Bennett

Sound - Gareth Fry

Author - William Shakespeare

Music By - Charlie Fink

About Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

Regent's Park, London, United Kingdom, NW1 4NR

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