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  • Four stars

    The Evening Standard

    "There's a lovely summery feel to Simon Godwin's nimble-footed modern-dress production of this early Shakespeare comedy; it's a stylish and confident RSC debut."
  • Four stars

    The Guardian

    "Director Simon Godwin eagerly explores the light and dark sides of romance in a striking RSC debut...A delightful evening."

Cast & creative team


  • Proteus
    Mark Arends
  • Valentine
    Michael Marcus
  • Duke of Milan
    Jonny Glynn
  • Julia
    Pearl Chanda
  • Silvia
    Sarah MacRae
  • Lucetta
    Leigh Quinn
  • Antonio
    Keith Osborn
  • Turio
    Nicholas Gerard-Martin
  • Launce
    Roger Morlidge
  • Speed
    Martin Bassindale
  • Host
    Molly Gromadzki
  • Outlaw
    Simon Yadoo
  • Panthino
    Simon Yadoo
  • Outlaw
    Elliot Barnes-Worrell
  • Outlaw
    Robert Gilbert
  • Crab
  • Sir Eglamour
    Youssef Kerkour


  • Simon Godwin
    Stage Director
  • Robin Lough
    Screen Director
  • Michael Bruce
  • Paul Wills
  • Bruno Poet
  • Christopher Shutt
  • Jonathan Goddard
  • Lily McLeish
    Assistant Director
  • Emma Woodvine
    Company Text and Voice Work
  • Gareth Ellis
    Music Director
  • Mark Graham
    Production Manager
  • Sian Harris
    Costume Supervisor
  • Ben Tyreman
    Stage Manager
  • Jeremy Adams
  • John Wyver
    Producer, Live from Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Cicely Berry
    Additional Text and Voice Work
  • Helena Palmer CDG
    Casting Director
  • Pippa Hill
    Literary Manager
  • Charles Sargant
    Deputy Stage Manager
  • Daisy Gladstone
    Assistant Stage Manager