Othello (2001)

Genre:

Drama, Made for TV

Synopsis:

Obsession, jealousy, betrayal. A powerful black man in a white society. Acclaimed screenwriter Andrew Davies takes these themes from Shakespeare and reworks them into an achingly intense contemporary story set in present-day London. As racial tensions threaten to explode, political forces propel John Othello (Walker) into a high-profile public role over the head of his best friend and mentor Ben Jago (Eccleston).

Keeley Hawes Role:

Dessie Brabant

Status:

Shown on TV in the UK in December 2001 and January 2002 in the US

Available on DVD

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