Michael Boyd sits in a brown armchair in library

As You Like It

William Shakespeare
The Courtyard Theatre
Directed by Michael Boyd

Sir Michael Boyd was at the helm of the RSC for 10 years and as Artistic DIrector established an ensemble of actors that made work with him over that time. One of his final productions was As You Like It. He discusses its fascination.

Production duration: 37 min 35 sec

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  • Le Beau
    Ansu Kabia
  • Oliver
    Charles Aitken
  • Phoebe
    Christine Entwisle
  • Duke Senior
    Clarence Smith
  • Charles the Wrestler
    David Carr
  • Hisperia
    Debbie Korley
  • Second Forest Lord
    Dharmesh Patel
  • William
    Dyfan Dwyfor
  • Jacques
    Forbes Masson
  • Corin
    Geoffrey Freshwater
  • First Forest Lord
    James Howard
  • Sir Oliver Martext
    James Traherne
  • Silvius
    James Tucker
  • Orlando
    Jonjo O'Neill
  • Rosalind
    Katy Stephens
  • Celia
    Mariah Gale
  • Dennis
    Peter Peverley
  • Adam
    Peter Shorey
  • Touchstone
    Richard Katz
  • Duke Frederick
    Sandy Neilson
  • Audrey
    Sophie Russell


  • William Shakespeare
  • Michael Boyd
  • Michael Fentiman
    Assistant Director
  • Tom Piper
  • Wolfgang Goebbel
  • John Woolf
  • Andrew Franks
  • Struan Leslie