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Shakespeare's Plays Available in Streaming: Othello

Othello

"Othello (The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice) is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in 1603. It is based on the story Un Capitano Moro ('A Moorish Captain') by Cinthio (a disciple of Boccaccio's), first published in 1565. The story revolves around its two central characters: Othello, a Moorish general in the Venetian army, and his treacherous ensign, Iago."

 

Othello (BBC)
"Directed by Sir Jonathan Miller, Performed by Anthony Pedley, Bob Hoskins, Geoffrey Chater, Sir Anthony Hopkins, Alexander Davion, Joseph O'Conor, John Barron, Dame Penelope Wilton, Rosemary Leach, Tony Steedman, Wendy Morgan, David Yelland. London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1981), 3 hours 21 minutes."

Othello (English Touring Theatre)
"English Touring Theatre’s stylish reimagining of Shakespeare’s tragedy unlocks the play for a contemporary audience, presenting an Othello forced to conceal his Muslim faith in order to survive and thrive in Venetian society."

 

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