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Othello

Synopsis
Radio adaptation of Barrie Rutter’s 2009 Northern Broadsides company production of the play at the West Yorkshire Playhouse in Leeds with Lenny Henry taking the title role.
Series
Saturday Play, The
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio; Radio
Year of release
2010
Transmission details
27 Feb 2010 at 14:30 (Channel: BBC Radio 4)
Duration
120 mins

Credits

Director
Barrie Rutter
Producer
David Hunter
Cast
Lenny HenryOthello
Jessica HarrisDesdemona
Conrad NelsonIago
Richard StandingMichael Cassio
Sara PoyzerEmilia
Andy CryerMontano
Chris PearseHerald
Chris PearseGentleman
David BeckfordDuke of Venice
David BeckfordGratiano
Geoffrey LeesleyBrabantio
Matt ConnorRoderigo
Simon RobertsSenator
Simon RobertsLodovico
Victoria GeeBianca

Additional Details

Theatre company
Northern Broadsides
Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Othello
Subjects
Drama; Shakespeare
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
Related items
From Just 14 Lines to the Complete Works
Lenny Henry Plays Othello

Notes

Notes
Available on CD from BBC Audiobooks http://www.bbcaudiobooks.com/ (accessed 2/2010).
History
The stage production of Othello at the West Yorkshire Playhouse in Leeds premiered on 14 February 2009.
Reviews
Rankin, Deana, Viewfinder (no. 80, October 2010). p. 29.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
http://www.bl.uk/nsa External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB
Name

Learning on Screen Off-Air Recording Back-up Service

Email
services@bufvc.ac.uk
Web
http://bufvc.ac.uk/tvandradio/offair External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7393 1514
Fax
020 7393 1555
Address
For Learning on Screen Members only
77 Wells Street
London
W1T 3QJ

Distributor

Name

AudioGO

Email
info@audiobookcollection.com
Web
http://www.bbcaudiobooks.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01225 878 000
Address
St James House
The Square
Lower Bristol Road
Bath
BA2 3BH
Notes
AudioGO, the UK’s leading audio publisher, was formerly known as BBC Audiobooks and was part of BBC Worldwide. The Chivers range encompasses more than 3,500 dramatisations and readings of unabridged fiction and non-fiction books for adults and children. AudioGO also publishes the Radio Collection, incorporating radio dramatisations and non-fiction derived from BBC Radio programming. BBC Archive Voices is a new series presenting interviews with key figures in the fields of entertainment, sport, politics and literature (download only), otherwise sale on CD or MP3-CD via the BBC Shop or other retail outlets, or downloadable in digital format via the BBC AudioZone http://www.audible.co.uk/
Name

Retail outlets

Related

Name

BoB

Email
bob@bufvc.ac.uk
Web
https://learningonscreen.ac.uk/ondemand External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7393 1500
Fax
020 7393 1555
Address
Learning on Screen - the British Universities and Colleges Film and Video Council
77 Wells Street
London
WIT 3QJ
Notes
Formerly a service from BUFVC, British Universities Film & Video Council

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