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Prince Edinburgh
Prince William, Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh was a member of the British Royal Family, a great-grandson of George II and nephew of George III.
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ALL ABOARD FOR SHAKESPEARE Canal boat is scene for moving production of 'As ... - Canton Repository
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There's a lot of physical activity in this play.” Other cast members include Kathy Lewis (Celia), Anita Artzner (Touchstone), Joe Martuccio (Duke Senior), Mark Adkins (Duke Frederick), and Gary Gallagher (Oliver)
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PSF's As You Like It Tours to Cesky Krumlov August 24 - Broadway World
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Jessica Boone stars as Rosalind and appears along with Fanette Ronjat as Celia, Jonathan Perrein as Orlando, Bob Boudreaux as Duke Senior and Duke Frederick, Jeff Smith as Touchstone, Josef Guruncz as Amiens and Silvius, Laura Baranik as Phebe,
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As You Like It: Reamus Youth Theatre - Newcastle Herald
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Ansell darkens the city scenes with brief incidences of violence, such as Orlando's abusive brother Oliver (William Spinks) being beaten at the order of corrupt ruler Duke Frederick (Robert Comber). The rural scenes, by contrast, have an easygoing
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Royal Shakespeare Company Exits Park Avenue Armory Aug. 14 - Playbill.com
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... Katz as Touchstone, Mariah Gale as Celia, Geoffrey Freshwater as Corin, Forbes Masson as Jaques, Clarence Smith as Duke Ferdinand, James Tucker as Duke Frederick, Charles Aitken as Oliver, Dyfan Dwyfor as Silvius and Christine Entwisle as Phoebe
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Love, Fresh and New - Wall Street Journal (blog)
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Johnny Lee Davenport doubles as Duke Senior and Duke Frederick, a smart touch and one that the distinctive-looking Mr. Davenport brings off with unexpected ease. Tod Randolph, who is a woman, has been cast as the melancholy Jaques and plays him (or is
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Shakespeare in the Vines moves to Mount Palomar for 'As You Like It' - North County Times
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Eventually banished from her home by her uncle, Duke Frederick, she embarks on an eye-opening adventure through the Forest of Arden, accompanied by her cousin Celia and the jester Touchstone. Along the way, various colorful characters cross paths with
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Theatres - Still Showing - July 28 onwards - Flintshire Chronicle
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When Rosalind is banished by Duke Frederick, his daughter Celia runs away with her to the Forest of Arden where Rosalind's father Duke Senior is in hiding. Orlando also escapes there from his dangerous brother Oliver. Rosalind and Orlando are already
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As You Like It - Back Stage
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Contemporary attitudes and gadgetry fit snugly into Shakespeare's forest of Arden and the nearby court of Duke Frederick in Pulse Ensemble Theatre's highly likable rendering of "As You Like It." Frederick (played by Elliott Mayer) barks out banishments
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Theatres - Still Showing - July 21 onwards - Flintshire Chronicle
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When Rosalind is banished by Duke Frederick, his daughter Celia runs away with her to the Forest of Arden where Rosalind's father Duke Senior is in hiding. Orlando also escapes there from his dangerous brother Oliver. Rosalind and Orlando are already
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'As You Like It' review: A winning debut for Portland Shakespeare Project - OregonLive.com
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The play's action begins at the court of Duke Frederick who has overthrown his brother and forced him to take refuge in the Forest of Arden. Also seeking haven in the forest are Rosalind, the good Duke's daughter, and her loyal cousin Frederick's
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As You Like It - Back Stage
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The court intrigues of the villainous Duke Frederick and his banished brother are given short shrift as poetry and passion take center stage. As the audience enters the Armory, converted into a playing space similar to the RSC's theater in
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THEATER REVIEW | 'AS YOU LIKE IT'; Love's Hard, Comic Work, on a Stage Most Worldly
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The winter's wind seems particularly biting in the forest of Arden that has sprung up in the Park Avenue Armory, just as the summer's heat has begun to reach a peak. If you're looking for an escape from swampy weather, the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of ''As You Like It'' might prove just the ticket. Michael Boyd's staging of one of
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Spirited company makes merry work of the Bard - Boston Globe
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When Duke Frederick also banishes Rosalind in a fit of rage, his daughter, Celia, defies him and flees with her. Rosalind decides, for the sake of their safety, to disguise herself as a man (one of Shakespeare's favorite devices) and call herself
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Bard kicks off with lovable As You Like It - Vancouver Courier
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It's a twisted plot involving two estranged brothers: the usurping Duke Frederick (David Marr) and his exiled older brother Duke Senior (Marr, again); and bad Oliver de Boys (Sebastian Kroon) and good Orlando de Boys (Todd Thomson)
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Theatres - Coming Soon - June 16 onwards - ChesterChronicle.co.uk
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WHEN Rosalind is banished by Duke Frederick, his daughter Celia runs away with her to the Forest of Arden where Rosalind's father Duke Senior is in hiding. Orlando also escapes there from his dangerous brother Oliver. Rosalind and Orlando are already
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Bard on the Beach 2011: Shakespeare, as we like him - Globe and Mail
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Set in England in 1642, during the Puritan era, the action moves from the court of Duke Frederick to the Forest of Arden. When the play opens, Orlando (Todd Thomson) is complaining about the poor treatment he has received from his older brother
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The Merry Wives of Windsor rolls merrily along in Stratford - London Free Press (blog)
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Last year he had a stellar season as Duke Frederick in As You Like It. But Rooney takes it to another level here. He outshines everyone with his portrayal of the noble Ford who becomes half crazed with jealousy. Unable to control himself at one point
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Prince William Frederick, Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh
    FIFTIES
  • 1834
    Age 58
    The Duke died on 30 November 1834, and was buried in St. George's Chapel, Windsor.
    More Details Hide Details William was granted use of his father's arms (being the arms of the kingdom, differenced by a label argent of five points, the centre bearing a fleur-de-lys azure, the other points each bearing a cross gules), the whole differenced by a label argent (or azure).
  • FORTIES
  • 1822
    Age 46
    He was active in many walks of life, and on 27 April 1822 chaired the first Annual General Meeting of London's new United University Club.
    More Details Hide Details Politics, however, was not among them; he entered the House of Lords rarely, and he voted on few of the great issues of his time. He did advocate the abolition of slavery, and he supported Caroline of Brunswick and the Duke of Sussex against George IV. He kept more state than the King; he never permitted a gentleman to be seated in his presence (which King George did as an exceptional favour) and expected to be served coffee by the ladies of any party he attended, and that they would stand while he drank it. The general estimate of his capacity is given by his nickname, "Silly Billy"; he was also called "Slice of Gloucester" and "Cheese", a reference to Gloucester cheese.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1816
    Age 40
    On 22 July 1816, he married The Princess Mary, his cousin and the fourth daughter of George III.
    More Details Hide Details The marriage took place at St. James's Palace, London. On that day, The Prince Regent granted the Duke the style of His Royal Highness by Order in Council. The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester lived at Bagshot Park in Surrey. They had no children together; they had married when both were 40. The Duke had been encouraged to stay single, so that there might be a suitable groom for Princess Charlotte of Wales, the heiress to the throne, even if no foreign match proved suitable; she had married Prince Leopold of Saxe-Coburg ten weeks earlier.
  • 1812
    Age 36
    He was offered the position of king of Sweden in 1812 by some members of the Swedish nobility, but the British government would not allow it.
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  • 1811
    Age 35
    From 1811 until his death he was Chancellor of the University of Cambridge.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1805
    Age 29
    On 25 August 1805, Prince William's father died, and he inherited the titles Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh and Earl of Connaught.
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  • 1802
    Age 26
    During his stay in Stockholm in 1802–1803, his interest and rumoured affair with Aurora Wilhelmina Koskull attracted a lot of attention, and he reportedly had plans to marry her.
    More Details Hide Details Queen Charlotte recalled that William said of Koskull: "If she was your daughter, I would marry her!"
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1787
    Age 11
    He was admitted to the University of Cambridge (Trinity College) in 1787, and granted his MA in 1790.
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  • 1776
    Age 0
    Born on January 15, 1776.
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