Twelfth Night and Othello at Lion and Unicorn.


Othello and Twelfth Night will be in rep at the Lion and Unicorn Theatre, Kentish Town from 06 Dec - 18 Dec 2011, presented by New London Company, supported by Giant Olive Theatre Company's New Talent Academy.

Othello, written by William Shakespeare. Othello is an army general. Desdemona his young wife. Having fallen in love and eloped, the happy couple relocate to Cyprus where they intend to live out the rest of their days. However, as the moor's ensign Iago begins to corrupt Othello's mind with evil nothings, hysteria overwhelms the court with deadly consequences.

Twelfth Night, written by William Shakespeare. Duke Orsino prepares his stately home for a party at which he intends to woo the Countess Olivia. As fate would have it, a large storm that night erupts and traps them all in the house. Among those house-bound, are a set of identical twins who have been separated and shipwrecked on opposite sides of the Island. Deception and disguises, imprisonment and impersonations, proclamations of love and cross gartering are awash in this stormy black comedy about the peculiar and hysterical goings on in the once quiet town of Illyria.

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