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As You Like It

Shakespeare's pastoral comedy of love, lust, cross-dressing and mistaken identity, with Pippa Nixon as Rosalind. Featuring music by Johnny Flynn.

Shakespeare's most joyous comedy with an all star cast and music composed by actor and singer Johnny Flynn of acclaimed folk rock band Johnny Flynn and The Sussex Wit.
Lust, love, cross dressing and mistaken identity are the order of the day as Rosalind flees her uncle's court and finds refuge in the Forest of Arden. There she finds poems pinned to trees proclaiming the young Orlando's love for her. Mayhem and merriment ensue as Rosalind wittily embarks upon educating Orlando in the ways of women.
With an introduction by Pippa Nixon who played Rosalind to great acclaim at the RSC and here reprises her role as Shakespeare's greatest heroine.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Christmas Day 2016 22:00

Music Played

  • Otto Nicolai

    Christmas Overture

    Choir: BBC Singers. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Barry Wordsworth.
    • The Night Before Christmas.
    • NAXOS.
    • 6.


Role Contributor
Writer William Shakespeare
Rosalind Pippa Nixon
Orlando Luke Norris
Celia Ellie Kendrick
Oliver Patrick Baladi
Touchstone Adrian Scarborough
Duke Ferdinand Jonathan Coy
Duke Frederick Sam Dale
Jaques William Houston
Silvius Paul Heath
Phoebe Bettrys Jones
Adam David Acton
Corin Jude Akuwudike
Charles Ian Conningham
Le Beau Shaun Mason
Audrey Jane Slavin
Jacques de Boys Monty d'Inverno
Amiens Johnny Flynn
Composer Johnny Flynn
Singer Johnny Flynn
Director Sally Avens


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