Thea Sharrock’s new production of Shakespeare’s popular romantic comedy stirs wit, sentiment, intrigue and love into a charming confection
As You Like It
Valentine and Proteus are best friends until they fall in love with the same girl. Having travelled to Milan in search ofadventure, they both fall for the Duke's daughter Silvia. But Proteus is already sworn to his sweetheart Julia at home in Verona, and the Duke thinks Valentine is not good enough for his Silvia.With friendship forgotten, the rivals’ affections quickly get out of hand as the four young lovers find themselves on a wild chase through the woods, confused by mistaken identity and threatened by fierce outlaws before they find a path to reconciliation.
Mark Arends (Proteus), Michael Marcus (Valentine), Jonny Glynn (The Duke of Milan), Pearl Chanda (Julia), Sarah MacRae (Silvia), Leigh Quinn (Lucetta), Keith Osborn (Antonio), (Writer), (Director)