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Othello

Synopsis
Radio adaptation of Shakespeare’s play directed and adapted by Hans Hausmann with Rolf Boysen as Othello and Heidelinde Weis as Desdemona. Music composed by Eder Helmut.
Series
Grosse Welttheater, Das
Language
German (Austria)
Country
Germany
Medium
Audio; Radio
Transmission details
4 Jun 1983 at 20:00 (Channel: ORF)
Duration
108 mins

Credits

Director
Hans Hausmann
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Eder Helmut
Contributor
Wolf Heinrich Graf von Baudissin
Adaptor for Radio
Hans Hausmann
Cast
Rolf BoysenOthello
Heidelinde WeisDesdemona
Helmuth LohnerIago
Heinz TrixnerMichael Cassio
Louise MartiniEmilia
Georges OurthSenator
Heinrich SchweigerBrabantio
Hubert BergerLodovico
Klaus BrockmeyerRoderigo
Olivia SilhavyBianca
Thomas HoltzmannDuke of Venice

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Othello
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
Related items
Shakespeare Box - Werke

Notes

Notes
This production is commercially available as part of the Random House Audio SHAKESPEARE BOX-WERKE CD collection (see separate entry).
History
The broadcast was followed by a 20-minute programme in which actor Klaus Juergen Wussow read extracts from Shakespeare’s sonnets.
Textual information
Translation by Wolf Heinrich Graf von Baudissin
Reviews
Source: ORF Radio drama database at http://www.hoerspiele.co.at/datenbank.html (accessed 9/2008)
Archive-Number: 331

Production Company

Name

ORF

Email
kundendienst@orf.at
Web
http://ORF.at/ External site opens in new window
Phone
+43 (01) 87878-0
Address
Austrian Broadcasting Corporation Radio & Television (ORF)
Würzburggasse 30
Vienna
A-1136
Austria

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