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Othello

Synopsis
Shakespeare’s tragedy, adapted and directed for radio by Emma Harding, set in an imagined near future in which Turkey attacks Cyprus. Western forces rush to Cyprus’ defence, under the command of General Othello.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
19 Apr 2020 (Channel: BBC Radio 3)
Duration
124 mins

Credits

Director
Emma Harding
Writer
William Shakespeare
Adaptor for Radio
Emma Harding
Cast
Khalid AbdallaOthello
Cassie LaytonDesdemona
Matthew NeedhamIago
Max BennettMichael Cassio
Bettrys JonesEmilia
Clive HaywardRoderigo
Hasan Dixon 
Heather CraneyBianca
Ian ConninghamLodovico
Jessica TurnerDuke of Venice
Neil McCaulBrabantio
Peter PolycarpouMontano
Sargon Yelda 

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Historical period
Future
Plays
Othello
Subjects
Drama; Shakespeare
Keywords
Jealousy

Notes

General
The original BBC Radio 3 broadcast was introduced by Dr Islam Issa (Birmingham City University).

Online Availability

Online URL
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m000hgqz
Online format
Streamed

Production Company

Name

BBC Radio 3

Archive

Name

BoB

Email
bob@learningonscreen.ac.uk
Web
https://learningonscreen.ac.uk/ondemand External site opens in new window
Phone
020 3743 2389
Address
Learning on Screen - the British Universities and Colleges Film and Video Council
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London
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Notes
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