Prefaces to Shakespeare | Othello


Bob Peck, a highly acclaimed lago in the 1980 production by the Royal Shakespeare Company, gives a personal view of the play's qualities and characters. "I feel there's always an enormous temptation in the audience to get up and shout to this black man - "Its obvious, why can't you see what's going on?"


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Factual, Plays
  • Channel: BBC Radio 4
  • Duration: 28'49''
  • Broadcast date: 1981

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Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

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