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As You Like It

As You Like It

Key facts

Playwright: William Shakespeare

Synopsis

Rosalind, the daughter of an unjustly exiled duke, falls in love with the wronged Orlando, a courtier deprived of his birthright by his brother – but her usurping uncle, jealous of her popularity, banishes her from court. Disguised as a boy and accompanied by her cousin Celia, she seeks out her father and his friends in the Forest of Arden.

There she meets Orlando again and, under the guise of a young man, counsels him in the art of love. A firm favourite among Shakespeare’s comedies, and featuring some of his best-loved characters, As You Like It runs the glorious gamut of pastoral romance: cross-dressing and brilliant conversation, gentle satire, forgiveness and reparation.

 

Event details

Sun 22 Jul 2018, 2:30pm

Captioned by STAGETEXT

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Venue details

Shakespeare's Globe
21 New Globe Walk
Bankside
London
SE1 9DT

Phone: 020 7902 1409

Email: access@shakespearesglobe.com

Website: Shakespeare's Globe

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