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As You Like It
28 June - 4 August
On 28th June – 4th Aug 2012 Iris Theatre presented: William Shakespeare’s ‘As You Like It’ Directed by Dan Winder
A duke is banished, the capital corrupted, and his daughter Rosalind must flee to the forest. Disguised as a boy, she meets Orlando, and a summer of passion, romance, and mistaken identity ensues…
“A confident display that is pure entertainment” – The Stage
“The main characters were just superb, sucking us into the drama straight away with their emotional energy and very physical performances” ★★★★★ – The Public Reviews
“A real and rare treat” ★★★★ – Remotegoat
Following the success of last year’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’, Iris Theatre returned to St Paul’s Church, Covent Garden, with ‘As You Like It’. Set in the intimate gardens of this historic 17th century English church, this open-air production dove head first into Shakespeare’s celebration of romance and sexual license.
Included in the summer season was a unique sound installation by Filipe Gomes, a land-art by Tessa Battisti, infusing this central London landmark with the essence of the countryside.