Production Information

Aldwych programme

The Royal Shakespeare Company

'As You Like It' by William Shakespeare

The Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford upon Avon.
First performance of this production: 15.6.1967

The Aldwych Theatre, London.
Opening date: 19.7.1967


Revival: RST, Stratford upon Avon: 5.5.68



Oliver eldest son to Sir Rowland de Boys

Orlando his brother

Adam servant to Oliver

Dennis servant to Oliver

Charles Thomas

Michael Williams

George Cormack

Seymour Matthews


Duke Frederick Usurper to the Dukedom

Le Beau a Courtier

Charles Wrestler to Frederick

Touchstone a Clown

First Lord attending on Frederick

Second Lord attending on Frederick

Rosalind daughter to the banished Duke

Celia daughter to Frederick

Morgan Sheppard

Tim Wylton

Michael Goldie

Roy Kinnear

Tom Georgeson

Mark York

Dorothy Tutin

Janet Suzman


Duke Senior in banishment in the Forest of Arden

Amiens attending on the banished Duke

Jaques attending on the banished Duke

First Lord attending on the banished Duke

Second Lord attending on the banished Duke

First Page attending on the banished Duke

Second Page attending on the banished Duke



Sir Oliver Martext


Jacques de Boys brother to Oliver and Orlando




Patrick Stewart

Ben Kingsley

Alan Howard

Robert Lloyd

Derek Steen

Rufus Frampton

Richard Kahn

Terrence Hardiman

John Kane

Richard Simpson

Tim Wylton

Robert East

John Kaye

June Watts

Frances de la Tour

Lords and Attendants

David Coleman, Trevor Kent, Ursula Mohan, Gregg Palmer, Roger Rees, Gregory Reid


Philip Box, Anthony Gladstone, Rainer Schulein

Directed by

Designed by

Assistant to the designer

Wrestling match by

Music by

Music conducted by

Choreography by

Lighting by

David Jones

Timothy O'Brien

Tazeena Firth

Roy Scammell

William Mathias

Guy Woolfenden

Sheila Falconer

John Bradley

Act One is about 90 minutes: there is one interval of 15 minutes.
Act Two is about 75 minutes

Playing Shakespeare/As You Like It