Othello at CLF Art Cafe at Bussey Building
Othello Peckham Theatre Company presents Othello , by William Shakespeare, at CLF Art Cafe at Bussey Building, in south London, from 25 Jan to 22 Feb 2013.
Shakespeare's character, Othello the Moor, is a renowned mercenary soldier. This updated production sets the play within the booming yet mysterious world of western military security companies, the private armies of today. Against the backdrop of the cut-throat competition for military contracts, this production explores the more localized battle of Othello against his own demons as Iago, desperate for revenge, tragically destroys Othello’s relationship with his precious Desdemona.
Cast includes Max Calandrew, Kes Gil-Martin, Harriet Green, Nick Howard-Brown, Jack Johns, Nathan Lee, Callum McGowan, Tanya Mattouk, Zachary Momoh, Izabella Urbanowicz, Alex Woolfe.
It is directed by Anthony Green, designs & costumes by Catherine Morgan and lighting by Richard Williamson.