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Image from As You Like It, Pimlott/Martin-Davies, Royal Shakespeare Company, October 1996
Image from As You Like It, Pimlott/Martin-Davies, Royal Shakespeare Company, October 1996
Image from As You Like It, Pimlott/Martin-Davies, Royal Shakespeare Company, October 1996
Image from As You Like It, Pimlott/Martin-Davies, Royal Shakespeare Company, October 1996
Image from As You Like It, Pimlott/Martin-Davies, Royal Shakespeare Company, October 1996
Image from As You Like It, Pimlott/Martin-Davies, Royal Shakespeare Company, October 1996
Image from As You Like It, Pimlott/Martin-Davies, Royal Shakespeare Company, October 1996
Image from As You Like It, Pimlott/Martin-Davies, Royal Shakespeare Company, October 1996
Image from As You Like It, Pimlott/Martin-Davies, Royal Shakespeare Company, October 1996
Image from As You Like It, Pimlott/Martin-Davies, Royal Shakespeare Company, October 1996
Image from As You Like It, Pimlott/Martin-Davies, Royal Shakespeare Company, October 1996
Performance Details - As You Like It
Pimlott/Martin-Davies, Royal Shakespeare Company, October 1996
"Ashley Martin-Davies' set, while eschewing naturalism, nevertheless uses rural metaphors. Winter has straightforward snowfalls, but the idea of spring's renewal is given the visual counterpoint of flattened daffodils on the faithful servant Adam's grave; while the play's growing intrigue is accompanied by gradual forestation as silver poles are lowered from the flies (plot and stage thicken together). The reasons for mixing minimalist staging with Renaissance costumes is less obvious." Graham Hassell, What's On, 30.10.96
Opening Date: 23 October 1996
Theatre: Barbican
Theatre Company: Royal Shakespeare Company
 
 
Cast - As You Like It
John Quayle Adam
Blair Wilson Amiens
Susannah Elliot-King Audrey
Rachel Joyce Celia
Ross O'Hennessy Charles
Arthur Cox Corin
Nathaniel Duncan/Simon Westwood Court Lords/Page
Brian Abbott Dennis
Colum Convey Duke Frederick
Robert Demerger Duke Senior
Colin Farrell Forest Lord
Emma Poole Hisperia
Doreen Andrew Hymen
John Woodvine Jaques
Mark Gillis Jaques de Boys
Raymond Bowers Le Beau/Sir Oliver Martext
Sebastian Harcombe Oliver
Liam Cunningham Orlando
Victoria Hamilton Phebe
Niamh Cusack Rosalind
Joseph Fiennes Silvius
David Tennant Touchstone
Simeon Defoe William
Ashley Martin-Davies designer
Steven Pimlott director
Terry King fight arranger
Mimi Jordan Sherin lighting
Liz Ranken movement
Jason Carr music
William Shakespeare playwright
Paul Ardetti sound

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