Raising the Bar | 100 Years of Black British Theatre and Screen: Othello Across the Ages
Lenny Henry traces a century of black British theatre and screen, and looks at the complex stage history of Shakespeare's Moor.Tweet
Saturday Drama | Othello
Lenny Henry reprises his role as the Moor of Venice in a radio adaptation of Northern Broadsides theatre companys production of Shakespeares tragedy.
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?"