Othello is filmed live on the Lyttleton stage of the National
An extraordinary new production of Shakespeare’s most enduring
tragedy, directed by Clint Dyer with a cast that includes Giles Terera
(Hamilton), Rosy McEwen (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 a refugee of slavery; having
risen to the top of a white world, he finds love across racial lines has a
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.