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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 Comelius Booth (First Officer), Simon Callow (Sir Toby Belch), James Clyde (Antonio), Marton Csokas (Orsino), Amanda Drew (Olivia), Andrew Aguecheek (Charles Edwards), Rebecca Hall (Viola), Samuel James (Fabian), Richard Keightley (Valentine), Ben Mansfield (Sebastian), Simon Paisley Day (Malvolio), David Ryall (Feste), Joseph Timms (Curio), Jeffry Wickham (Priest), Finty Williams (Maria).
Author Shakespeare. Producer National Theatre. Director Peter Hall. Design Anthony Ward. Lighting Peter Mumford. Music Mick Sands. Sound Gregory Clarke. Director Richard Twyman (associate director).
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