RSC As You Like It

Grand Theatre Main Auditorium,

7:30pm

  • BSL Sign Interpreted
  • Captioned
  • Audio Described
Saturday
28 Mar, 7:30pm
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Monday
30 Mar, 7:30pm
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Tuesday
31 Mar, 7:30pm
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Wednesday
1 Apr, 1:30pm
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Wednesday
1 Apr, 7:30pm
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Overview

For the first time in 2020, The Royal Shakespeare Company will present a triple bill at Blackpool’s Grand Theatre, including; The Taming of The Shrew, As You Like It and Measure for Measure.

 

COME INTO THE FOREST; DARE TO CHANGE YOUR STATE OF MIND.

 

Rosalind is banished, wrestling with her heart and her head. With her cousin by her side, she journeys to a world of exile where barriers are broken down and all can discover their deeper selves.

Kimberley Sykes (Dido, Queen of Carthage) directs a riotous, exhilarating version of Shakespeare‘s romantic comedy.

 

 

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Show information

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Act One 74 mins
Interval 20 mins
Act Two 84 mins
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  • BSL Sign Interpreted

    There will be someone (usually stood on the front right hand corner of the stage) "signing" the performance in British Sign Language. They will sign characters speeches through the production to allow those with loss of hearing to follow the play.

  • Captioned

    At a captioned performance the words are displayed on a screen (or screens), placed near the stage or in the set and can be seen at the same time as they are spoken or sung.

  • Audio Described

    Audio description is a live verbal commentary providing information on the visual elements of a production as it unfolds. as well as other visual information such as the style and design, sets, costumes, facial expressions and visual jokes.

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Ticket Prices

Evenings

£20.50 to £25.50

Matinees

£20

65+

£3 Off

Under 18s

£13.50

18 to 26s

£13.50

1894 Club | SILVER

Link Ticket (2 Shows) £5 Off

1894 Club | GOLD

Link Ticket (2 Shows) £8 Off

1894 Club | DIAMOND

Link Ticket (2 Shows) £10 Off

Groups 10+

£4 Off (Evenings Only)

Groups 20+

£5 Off (Evenings Only)

Schools

£11 (Tue to Fri Only)

Link Ticket Offer: Two Shows

£45 (Evening) £34 (Matinee)

Link Ticket Offer: Three Shows

£61.50 (Evening) £45 (Matinee)

Cast and Creatives

Kimberley Sykes (Director)

Directing credits include: Working (Royal Academy of Music); Macbeth; Mark and the Marked (Box Clever Theatre); Whose Sari Now? (Theatre Royal Stratford East); In The Solitude of Cotton Fields (Tristan Bates); Diary of a Thief (The King’s Head Theatre); She has also directed new writing at Theatre 503, Tamasha, The New Diorama, Southwark Playhouse. Associate Director credits include: City of Angels (Donmar Warehouse) and East is East (Trafalgar Studios).

Antony Byrne (Duke Senior/Duke Frederick)

Richard Clews (Adam)

Tom Dawze (William)

Amelia Donkor (Silvia)

Laura Elsworthy (Phoebe)

Sandy Grierson (Touchstone)

Emily Johnstone (Amiens/Le Beau)

Karina Jones (Martext)

Alex Jones (A Lord)

Sophie Khan Levy (Celia)

Lucy Phelps (Rosalind)

Sophie Stanton (Jacques)

Aaron Thiara (Jacques de Bois/Dennis)

Leo Wan (Oliver)

RSC As You Like It