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Othello [scenes]

Summary
1967 Rediffusion presentation of scenes from Shakespeare’s Othello for ITV’s Drama for Sixth forms season titled Conflict, introduced by John Gielgud.
Theatre play
Othello by William Shakespeare [more information]
Date of transmission
Friday 26 May 1967
Time
2.35-3.00pm
Series
Schools
Channel
ITV
Production company
Rediffusion (1964-68)

Credits

Director
George More O’Ferrall (1907-1982)
Producer
Donald Carter
Playwright
William Shakespeare
Adapted for Television by
Ivor Brown ('episodes selected and introduction written by’)
Designer
Lewis Logan
Introduced by
John Gielgud
Cast
Ralph BatesCassio
Richard CarpenterIago
Joanna DunhamDesdemona
Rachel KempsonEmilia
Edward WoodwardOthello

Additional details

Extant status
No archival copy is known to exist.
Play tags
class issues / differences; race relations; tragedy
Programme context tags
schools television programming

Print sources

Title
TV Times, 18 May 1967 (Magazine)
Linking notes
article, p. 5; listing, p. 49

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