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As You Like It

Synopsis
Live sound recording of John Dexter’s 1979 production of As You Like It for the National Theatre with Simon Callow as Orlando and Sara Kestelman as Rosalind.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Recording date
1979

Credits

Director
John Dexter
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Harrison Birtwistle
Production Design
Hayden Griffin
Cast
Sara KestelmanRosalind
Marjorie YatesCelia
Simon CallowOrlando
John NormingtonTouchstone
Courtney BryantJaques
Adam NortonJaques de Boys
Andrew CruickshankDuke Senior
Anna CarteretPhebe
Anthony DouseCorin
Daniel ThorndikeLord
David Morris (2)Page
Dermot CrowleyOliver
Greg HicksSilvius
Harry LomaxAdam
Louis SelwynWilliam
Martyn WhitbyCharles
Nicholas SelbyDuke Frederick
Oz ClarkeAmiens
Peter NeedhamLe Beau
Robin MeredithSir Oliver Martext
Robin MeredithLord
Selina CadellAudrey

Additional Details

Theatre
Olivier Theatre, National Theatre
Theatre company
National Theatre Company
Production type
Other
Historical period
Elizabethan
Plays
As You Like It
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
The show opened 27 July 1979. Exact recording date unknown.
Reviews
Gow, Gordon. Plays and Players 26, no. 12 (1979), pp. 28 and 27, no. 2 (1979), pp. 14-17 (interview with John Dexter).

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
http://www.bl.uk/nsa External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB

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