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Othello

Author: Trevor NunnGreg SmithRichard Price, (Television producer)Michael DarlowDavid Myerscough-JonesAll authors
Publisher: Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment, [2004] ©2004
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Towering screen and stage legend Ian McKellan (The Lord of the Rings, X-Men) stars in this ferocious, deeply human and timeless production of William Shakespeare's classic tragedy from legendary director Trevor Nunn (Les Miserables) and the Royal Shakespeare Company. Noble Moroccan Othello finds his life with beautiful, fiercely loyal Desdemona thrown tragically out of balance when secretly jealous, scheming
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Genre/Form: Tragedies (Drama)
Drama
Periodicals
Juvenile works
Maps
Case studies
Conference proceedings
Outlines, syllabi, etc
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Made-for-TV movies
Television adaptations
Named Person: William Shakespeare; Othello, (Fictitious character from Shakespeare); Othello, (Fictitious character from Shakespeare)
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Trevor Nunn; Greg Smith; Richard Price, (Television producer); Michael Darlow; David Myerscough-Jones; Ian McKellen; Imogen Stubbs; Willard White; Michael Grandage; Clive Swift; Sean Baker; John Burgess; Brian Lawson, (Actor); David Hounslow; Philip Sully; Zoë Wanamaker; Marsha Hunt; William Shakespeare; Giambattista Cinzio Giraldi; Royal Shakespeare Company,; Primetime (Firm),; British Broadcasting Corporation,; RPTA Limited,; Image Entertainment (Firm),
OCLC Number: 56954530
Notes: Originally broadcast on television on the Theatre Night series, season 5, episode 1, on 23 June 1990.
Television adaptation of the original stage production.
Based on the play by William Shakespeare, which was based on the story Un Capitano Moro ("A Moorish Captain") in Gli Hecatommithi by Giovanni Battista Giraldi Cinthio.
Credits: Executive producers, Richard Price, Michael Darlow ; vt editor, St. John O'Rorke ; cameras, Paul Harding, Jim Day ; production designed by Bob Crowley, adapted for television by David Myerscough-Jones, Brian Sykes ; costumes adapted for televison by June Hudson ; fight director, Malcolm Ranson ; music composer, Guy Woolfenden ; music director, Jonathan Goldstein.
Cast: Ian McKellen, Imogen Stubbs, Willard White, Michael Grandage, Clive Swift, Sean Baker, John Burgess, Brian Lawson, David Hounslow, Philip Sully, Zoë Wanamaker, Marsha Hunt.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (205 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1, 1.33:1 full screen presentation; Dolby Digital mono; dual layer format.
Contents: Act one. Scene 1 : Venice. A street --
Scene 2 : Another street --
Scene 3 : A council-chamber --
Act two. Scene 1 : A sea-port in Cyprus. An open place near the quay --
Scene 2 : A street --
Scene 3 : A hall in the castle --
Act three. Scene 1 : Before the castle --
Scene 2 : A room in the castle --
Scene 3 : The garden of the castle --
Scene 4 : Before the castle --
Act four. Scene 1 : Cyprus. Before the castle --
Scene 2 : A room in the castle --
Scene 3 : Another room in the castle --
Act five. Scene 1 : Cyprus. A street --
Scene 2 : A bedchamber in the castle; Desdemona in bed asleep; a light burning.
Other Titles: Theatre night (Television program)
Othello (Television program : 1990)
Royal Shakespeare Company's presentation of Othello
William Shakespeare's Othello
Responsibility: Primetime Television presents ; the Royal Shakespeare Company production ; by William Shakespeare ; produced by Greg Smith ; directed by Trevor Nunn ; a Primetime Television production for BBC Television.
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Towering screen and stage legend Ian McKellan (The Lord of the Rings, X-Men) stars in this ferocious, deeply human and timeless production of William Shakespeare's classic tragedy from legendary director Trevor Nunn (Les Miserables) and the Royal Shakespeare Company. Noble Moroccan Othello finds his life with beautiful, fiercely loyal Desdemona thrown tragically out of balance when secretly jealous, scheming confidante Iago begins an insidious campaign of lies and treachery. Featuring a gracious and dignified performance from celebrated operatic bass Willard White and a superb Imogen Stubbs as the tragic couple, this award-winning presentation is one of the controversial tale's most acclaimed and powerful interpretations to date. - Container.

Richard Price presents the special stage-to-screen studio production of the Royal Shakespeare Company's presentation of Othello by William Shakespeare, directed by Trevor Nunn.

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