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Othello

Synopsis
Video recording using three cameras of a performance of Othello, directed by Michael Attenborough, at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon. Ray Fearon is Othello and Richard McCabe, Iago.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
27 Apr 1999
Duration
180 mins

Credits

Music
George Fenton
Production Design
Robert Jones
Cast
Henry Ian CusickMichael Cassio
Aidan McArdleRoderigo
Andrew BoneSenator (2)
Ben ElliotMessenger 1 (Messenger)
Catherine KanterBianca
Colin MaceMontano
Geoffrey WhiteheadDuke of Venice
Graeme EtonGratiano
Graham IngleSenator (1)
Orlando WellsMessenger 2 (Messenger)
Peter ReevesLodovico
Richard CorderyBrabantio

Additional Details

Theatre
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Edwardian
Plays
Othello
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
The production was also recorded by V&A Theatre & Performance Collections, National Video Archive of Performance with three cameras at a matinee performance 30 September 1999. This recording is catalogued separately.
Stills
Stills from, and design notes on, the production are available on the Arts and Humanities Performing Arts Data Service (AHDS) at http://ahds.ac.uk/performingarts/collections/designing-shakespeare.htm

Production Company

Name

Royal Shakespeare Company

Web
https://www.rsc.org.uk External site opens in new window
Address
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Waterside
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
CV37 6BB

Archive

Name

Shakespeare Centre Library and Archive

Email
scla@shakespeare.org.uk
Web
https://www.shakespeare.org.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01789 204016 (bookings)
Fax
01789 262073
Address
Henley Street
Stratford-upon-Avon
CV37 6QW

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