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Prompt book for the Renaissance Theatre Company production of As You Like It; touring March-October 1988. Also includes props list, props setting list, scene plot, rehearsal notes, and show reports from the Phoenix Theatre, London. This production was co-directed by Kenneth Branagh, David Parfitt and actress Geraldine McEwan and opened at the Birmingham Rep Theatre. It toured with the RTC productions of Much Ado About Nothing (directed by Judi Dench) and Hamlet (directed by Derek Jacobi). It was not until 2006 that Branagh directed a film version of this play.