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Othello

Synopsis
A personal introduction to the play by Bob Peck, who played Iago in the 1980 Royal Shakespeare Company production. With excerpt performances by Paul Robeson, Paul Scofield, Nicol Williamson and Hannah Gordon.
Series
Prefaces to Shakespeare
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
3 Oct 1981 at 16:00 (Channel: BBC Radio 4)
Duration
30 mins

Credits

Producer
Gordon Hutchings
Contributor
Bob Peck
Cast
Paul ScofieldOthello
Nicol WilliamsonIago
Hannah GordonEmilia

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Othello
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
Related items
Othello
Othello

Notes

History
The series of radio talks was given as curtain raiser to the transmission of the BBC Television Shakespeare plays.
Textual information
The edited transcripts of the radio talks on the individual plays are collected in Roger Sales’ Shakespeare in Perspective , Vols. 1 and 2 (London: Ariel Books/British Broadcasting Corporation), which were published in 1982 and 1985, respectively.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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

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