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Othello

Synopsis
Complete performance by the Marlowe Dramatic Society, with Richard Johnson as Othello and Ian Holm as Iago.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Availability
Out of Distribution (2006)

Credits

Director
George Rylands
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Thurston Dart
Cast
Richard JohnsonOthello
Anna Calder-MashallDesdemona
Ian HolmIago
Peggy AshcroftEmilia
David KingBrabantio
Denis McCarthyHerald
Denis McCarthySenator (1)
Denis McCarthyGratiano
Frank DuncanDuke of Venice
George RylandsLodovico
Lisa HarrowBianca
Norman MitchellMessenger
Norman MitchellThird Gentleman (Gentleman)
Peter GeddesRoderigo
Peter WoodthorpeClown
Stephen Thorne (2)Sailor

Additional Details

Theatre company
Marlowe Dramatic Society
Production type
Sound Recordings(Commercial)
Plays
Othello
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
performances; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
Series reviewed by Rex Gibson, TES Friday 22/5/98, p. 38.
Textual information
The recordings used Dover Wilson’s New Cambridge text.
Reviews
For an assessment of the sound recordings from Arkangel, the Marlowe Society (Rylands) and the Caedmon Shakespeare Recording Society (Sackler) see Lanier, Douglas ‘Shakespeare on the Record’ in Hodgdon, Barbara & Worthen, W.B. (eds) A Companion to Shakespeare in Performance (Malden: Blackwell, 2005), pp. 415-436.

Production Company

Name

Argo

Sponsor

Name

The British Council

Web
http://www.britcoun.org External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7930 8466
Fax
020 7389 6347
Address
10 Spring Gardens
London SW1A 2BN

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
http://www.bl.uk/nsa External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Retail outlets

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