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  • Four stars

    The Guardian

    “[Richard Twyman’s] marvellous production of Othello [is] one of the best I have seen of this hard-to-love play…Spare but incisive. Cutting to the quick. It does not impose: it unlocks.”
  • Four stars

    The Stage

    “While this interpretation effectively intensifies the contemporary political resonance of prejudice directed against Othello, Victor Oshin’s performance as Othello turns inwards to suggest a character at war with himself.” 

Cast & creative team


  • Othello
    Victor Oshin
  • Desdemona
    Kitty Archer
  • Roderigo
    Brian Lonsdale
  • Iago
    Paul McEwan
  • Brabantio
    Christopher Bianchi
  • Cassio
    Philip Correia
  • Duke
    James Ellis
  • Lodovico
    John Sandema
  • Soldier/Senator
    James Godden
  • Montano
    Naby Dakhli
  • Emilia
    Kelly Price
  • Bianca
    Hayat Kamille


  • William Shakespeare
  • Richard Twyman
    Director for Stage
  • Georgia Lowe
  • Alex Berry
    Associate Designer
  • Matthew Graham
    Lighting Designer
  • Giles Thomas
    Composer and Sound Designer
  • Lanre Malaolu
    Movement Director
  • John Sandeman
    Fight Director
  • Hilary Lewis
    Costume Supervisor
  • Sepy Baghaei
    Assistant Director
  • Annelie Powell
    Casting Director
  • Abdul-Rehman Malik
    Creative Adviser
  • Felix Davies
    Production Manager
  • Diana Holt
    Company Stage Manager
  • Shannon Martin
    Deputy Stage Manager
  • Kelly Evans
    Assistant Stage Manager
  • Ellie Linaker
    Wardrobe Manager
  • Helen Murray
  • Robert Delamere
    Director for Screen