A new production of William Shakespeare's Othello comes to Wilton's Music Hall in east London next month, transferring to London following a run at the Tobacco Factory Theatres in Bristol. Running from 16 May to 3 June, Richard Twyman's updated and relevant production focuses on anti-Muslim prejudice and ‘alternative facts’. Running from 16 May to 3 June 2017 the production was described as “Marvellous" by The Observer and "Riveting" by The Guardian.
It's potentially one of the the most brutal scenes in western literature and certainly one of Shakespeare's most memorable final acts which, no spoiler alert needed, results in a pile of three innocent bodies slain through a hot mixture of jealousy, contempt and self disgust. The perfect marriage of Aristotelian principles collide in this perfect tragedy that sees a man brought to his knees... Read more