David Tennant, seated, dressed as a jester in red and green

Forced into exile in the Forest of Arden, lovers Rosalind and Orlando become entangled in a beguiling game of love, lust and mistaken identity.

  • Running time:

    2 hrs 36 mins + 20 mins interval

Next performance:

23 May, 7:15PM

Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Stratford-upon-Avon

Past productions

Our productions of As You Like It over the years have included many famous actors playing Rosalind: Fabia Drake 1930-33; Margaret Leighton in 1952; Peggy Ashcroft in 1957; Vanessa Redgrave in 1961; Dorothy Tutin in 1967; Eileen Atkins in 1973; Susan Fleetwood in 1980; Juliet Stevenson in 1985; Samantha Bond in 1992; and Alexandra Gilbreath in 2000.