As You Like It 1991, 1994 (revival)

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It is the clearest, most crisp and sexiest As You Like It I have ever seenVillage Voice
Brilliant ... intelligent ... shot through with warm, generous humour... it is a celebration in itself.Sunday Times

World premiere 11 July 1991 Redgrave Theatre, Farnham
London run from 2 December 1991 for 32 performances, Lyric Hammersmith
London run (revival) from 23 January 1995 for 23 performances, Albery Theatre (Now The Noël Coward Theatre)

Run Time 2hrs 55mins

Produced by Cheek by Jowl

Cast

Cast in order of speaking

Mike AffordCorin / Le Beau
Mark BannisterOliver
Mark BentonSilvius
Richard CantAudrey
Joe DixonJacques / Charles
Sam GrahamPhebe / Adam
Richard HendersJacques de Boys / 1st Lord
David HobbsThe Duke
Tom HollanderCelia
Anthony HuntDennis / Sir Oliver Martext / 2nd Lord
Adrian LesterRosalind
Peter NeedhamTouchstone
Conrad NelsonAmines / Hymen
Patrick ToomeyOrlando

Revival cast in order of speaking

Scott HandyOrlando
Stephen WattsDennis / Sir Oliver Martext
Jonathan ChestermanOliver
David HobbsDuke Frederick / Banished Duke
Simon CoatesCelia
Adrian LesterRosalind
Peter NeedhamTouchstone
Sean FrancisLe Beau
Paul KissaunCharles / Corin
Michael GardinerJacques
Rhashan StoneAmiens / William
Gavin AbbotSilvius
Wayne CaterPhebe
Sean FrancisJacques de Boys
Richard CanAdam / Audrey

Creatives
DirectorDeclan Donnellan
DesignerNick Ormerod
LightingJudith Greenwood
MusicPaddy Cunneen
Movement DirectorSue Lefton
Fight DirectorJohn Waller
Production Manager / Company StageManager Louise Yeomans
Deputy Stage ManagerMaria Gibbons
Student Assistant Stage ManagerAndrea Hopkinson
Wardrobe ManagerBlossom Beale
It is the clearest, most crisp and sexiest As You Like It I have ever seen The Village Voice
As wicked, as funny, as outrageous, a show you could ever see... a sumptuous feast of Shakespeare. The Irish Times
The Best modern dress performance of Shakespeare that I have seen... a joyous production. Financial Times
Brilliant... intelligent... shot through with warm, generous humour... it is a celebration in itself Sunday Times