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Othello

Synopsis
Live sound recording of John Barton’s 1971 touring production of Othello for the Royal Shakespeare Company with Brewster Mason as Othello and Emrys James as Iago.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Recording date
26 Feb 1973

Credits

Director
John Barton
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Guy Woolfenden
Production Design
Julia Trevelyan Oman
Cast
Brewster MasonOthello
Lisa HarrowDesdemona
Emrys JamesIago
David CalderMichael Cassio
Heather CanningEmilia
Anthony PedleyLodovico
Bernard LloydOfficer 2 (Officer)
Denis HolmesBrabantio
Jeremy SindenVenetian officer 1 (Officer)
Lynn DearthBianca
Matthew RobertonOffficer 1 (Officer)
Michael ShannonVenetian officer 2 (Officer)
Michael ShannonGratiano
Miles AndersonSoldier
Morgan SheppardDuke of Venice
Nickolas GraceOfficer
Nickolas GraceArab
Robert AshbyMontano
Robert AshbyMusician
Roger ReesRoderigo
Ted ValentineSenator

Additional Details

Theatre
Aldwych Theatre, London
Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Other
Plays
Othello
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

General
There are some unknown cast changes for the Japanese tour and Aldwych transfer.
History
Opening date at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre 19 September 1971

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

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Fax
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