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Othello

Synopsis
Combined book and audio CD. Includes a speech from Edwin Booth from 1890, and a 1944 recording of Paul Robeson delivering Othello’s address to the senate. There are performances by Paul Scofield, F. Scott Fitzgerald, John Kani and Anton Lesser. The text includes illustrations from Stuart Burges’ 1965 film starring Olivier and the 1997-8 The Shakespeare Theatre’s season with Patrick Stewart as Othello. In addition to the playtext, there are articles including ‘In Production:Othello through the Years’ by Lois Potter, ‘As Performed: At the Market Theatre Johannesburg in 1987’ by Janet Suzman, ‘It is the Green-eyed Monster: Othello and Pop Culture’ by Douglas Lanier, ‘The Cast Speaks; the 2003-4 Cast from the Shakespeare Theatre Company’ by Marcia Macaisa, ‘A Voice Coach’s Perspective on Speaking Shakespeare’ by Andrew Wade and ‘In the Age of Shakespeare’ by Thomas Garvey.
Series
Sourcebooks Shakespeare Series, The
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Multimedia
Year of release
2007

Credits

Contributor
Derek Jacobi
Cast
Paul ScofieldOthello
Anton LesserIago
F. Scott Fitzgerald 

Additional Details

Production type
Other
Plays
Othello
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
Each book and CD set includes narration by Derek Jacobi, recordings from actors, more than 20 scenes from different productions to facilitate comparisons, interviews and essays, the full text of the play with glossary and production notes,illustrations of sets, costume designs, and photographs of significant historical performances.
Textual information
Advisory editors are David Bevington and Peter Holland. Series editors are Dominique Raccah and Marie Macaisa. Text editor is William Proctor Williams.

Production Company

Name

SourceBooks MediaFusion

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Methuen Drama

Email
direct@macmillan/co/uk
Phone
01256 302688
Fax
01256 364733
Address
Macmillan Distribution Ltd
Brunel Road
Houndsmill
Basingstoke
RG21 6XS

Online Retailer

Name

amazon.co.uk

Web
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