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Othello (1999)

Synopsis
Video recording using three cameras of a performance of Othello, directed by Michael Attenborough, at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon. Ray Fearon is Othello and Richard McCabe, Iago.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. col. 180 min.
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of production
1999
Notes
The production was also recorded by the Royal Shakespeare Company using a single, fixed camera on 22 April 1999. This production is catalogued separately.

V&A Theatre & Performance Collections, National Video Archive of Performance recorded the matinee performance. A wide shot recording of the production can be made available at three weeks notice.
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Credits

Director
Michael Attenborough
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
George Fenton
Production Design
Robert Jones
Cast
Aidan McArdle 
Andrew Bone 
Ben Elliot 
Catherine Kanter 
Colin Mace 
Geoffrey Whitehead 
Graeme Eton 
Graham Ingle 
Henry Ian Cusick 
Orlando Wells 
Peter Reeves 
Rachel Joyce 
Ray Fearon 
Richard Cordery 
Richard McCabe 
Zoe Waites 

Distribution Formats

Type
VHS
Format
PAL

Archive

Name

V&A Theatre & Performance Collections: National Video Archive of Performance

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