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Or What You Will. Shakespeare comedy of mistaken identity, practical jokes and unrequited love. Rescued from a shipwreck the twins Viola and Sebastian arrive independently in Illyria, both thinking the other is drowned. Viola disguises herself as a boy and finds employment with the Duke who is in love with Olivia. Malvolio is the subject of a cruel joke played on him by Sir Toby Belch (yellow stockings cross-gartered) leading him to believe that Olivia loves him. But Olivia has fallen in love with the disguised Viola, while she is in love with the Duke (following it so far?!).Performers Tom Espiner, Tom Sherman, Paul Nicholson, Esther Ruth Elliot, James Anderson, Zoe Aldrich, Roland Oliver, John Mackay, Jonathan Nibbs, Lucy Black, Davi Collins, Peter Clifford, Mark Puddle, Bennet Thorpe, Emmanuel Ighodaro, Matthew Nisbet.
Author Shakespeare. Company Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory. Director Andrew Hilton. Design Andrea Montag. Lighting Paul Towson.
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