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Othello

Synopsis
Shakespeare’s Othello, adapted for radio, with Ray Fearon as Othello and Anastasia Hille as Desdemona. Introduced by Richard Eyre.
Series
BBC Radio Collection
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Year of release
2001
Duration
180 mins
Availability
Sale

Credits

Director
Jeremy Mortimer; Richard Eyre
Writer
William Shakespeare
Cast
Ray FearonOthello
Anastasia HilleDesdemona
Cal MacanninchMichael Cassio
Lindsey CoulsonEmilia
Gerald MurphyDuke of Venice
Jasmine HydeBianca
Joe O’BrienBoy
Jonathan KeebleGratiano
Karl JohnsonBrabantio
Michael LeggeRoderigo
Philip JosephLodovico
Sean BakerMontano

Additional Details

Production type
Sound Recordings(Commercial)
Plays
Othello
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
drama in English; performances; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
Related items
Othello

Notes

General
Ray Fearon has played the role of Othello for the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1999. A recording of that stage production was recorded by the V&A Theatre & Performance Collections, National Video Archive of Performance and is available for viewing by appointment.
History
Originally broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on 30/9/2001 (see separate entry).
Documentation
Accompanying booklet including scene-by-scene analysis, brief biographies of the leading actors and Shakespeare, as well as an essay from the producer on the interpretation of the play.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Distributor (Sale)

Name

BBC Radio Collection, c/o Choices UK, 19-24 Manasty Road, Orton Southgate, Peterborough PE2 6UP, tel 01733 236800, fax 01733 230618, www.choicesdirect.co.uk

Email
enquiries@choicesuk.com
Web
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Phone
01733 236800
Fax
01733 230618
Address
c/o Choices UK
19-24 Manasty Road
Orton Southgate
Peterborough
PE2 6UP
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