Defying society in order to pursue her heart, Desdemona marries Othello, a Moorish General, and follows him to Cyprus where he must repel the threat of Turkish invasion. Iago, a junior officer tormented by his lack of promotion, sets out to destroy their love and manipulate Othello to serve his own ends.
Edward Bennett, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michelle Fairley, Michael Hadley, Tom Hiddleston, Cassio, Michael Jenn, Martina Laird, James Laurenson, Ewan McGregor as Iago, David Mara, Kelly Reilly, Alastair Sims
Michael Grandage, director
Christopher Oram, designer
Paule Constable, lighting
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