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Othello

Synopsis
A recording by the Theatre on Film and Tape (TOFT) , of the 1997 production at the Cottesloe Theatre. Directed by Sam Mendes and designed by Anthony Ward with David Harewood as Othello and Simon Russell Beale as Iago.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
10 Apr 1998
Duration
190 mins

Credits

Director
Sam Mendes
Writer
William Shakespeare
Production Design
Anthony Ward
Cast
David HarewoodOthello
Claire SkinnerDesdemona
Simon Russell BealeIago
Colin TierneyMichael Cassio
Maureen BeattieEmilia
Clifford RoseLodovico
Clifford RoseDuke of Venice
Crispin LettsRoderigo
Fergus WebsterClown
Indira VarmaBianca
James HayesMontano
Jamie LeeneThird and fourth senator
Ken OxtobySenator (1)
Trevor PeacockGratiano
Trevor PeacockBrabantio

Additional Details

Theatre
Majestic Theatre, Brooklyn Academy of Music, NY
Theatre company
National Theatre Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
1930s
Plays
Othello
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
Related items
Our Man in Othello
Sam Mendes

Notes

Notes
This production was also videotaped by the National Theatre, London on 15 September 1997(catalogued separately).

Production Company

Name

Character Generators

Archive

Name

Theatre on Film and Tape (TOFT)

Email
toft@nypl.org
Web
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Phone
+ 1 (212) 870-1642
Fax
(212) 8701868
Address
Billy Rose Theatre Collection
40 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York,New York
10023-7498
USA

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