Thursday 2nd March 2023, Doors open 6.30pm for 7pm start
Live Cinema Isle of Man – theatrical screening from the National Theatre Live.
★★★★ “Giles Terera is a superb and mercurial actor – he brings force, delicacy and dignity to Shakespeare’s traduced Moor in this powerful, monochromatic staging.” – Evening Standard
★★★★”Clint Dyer’s transfixing production, the first by a Black director at the National Theatre, has a quality that suggests it will quickly become a classic.” – Independent
An extraordinary new production of Shakespeare’s most enduring tragedy, directed by Clint Dyer with a cast that includes Giles Terera (Hamilton), Rosy McEwan (The Alienist) and Paul Hilton (The Inheritance).
She’s a bright, headstrong daughter of a senator; elevated by her status but stifled by its expectations. He’s refugee of slavery; having risen to the top of a white world, he finds love across racial lines has a cost.
Wed in secret, Desdemona and Othello crave a new life together. But as unseen forces conspire against them, they find their future is not theirs to decide.
Othello is filmed live on the Lyttleton stage of the National Theatre.
Running Time: Approx 3 hours (1 interval)
Please note: this production contains racially offensive language and imagery, and depictions of mental and domestic abuse and violence, which some people may find upsetting. The production also contains strobe lighting and loud noises.