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Olivier (National Theatre)
National Theatre, West End, Greater London SE1 9PX
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Othello, a Moor, falls in love with Desdemona but is broken by jealousy falsely encouraged. Shakespeare's most human play sets delicacy and power, trust and jealousy, love and hate, good and evil in stark and tragic opposition. Powerless in the face of their own self destructive instincts, the characters are caught on a downward spiral towards inevitable tragedy.

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Othello

By Editorial Staff
24 Apr 2013
West End
Rory Kinnear & Adrian Lester The tragedy of Othello is, at heart, a domestic tragedy. For all the trappings of state and the exalted positions of the protoganists, it's the mundane story Read More

Reviewed by What's On Stage User (legacy) on 3 May 2013

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