Produced in association with the British Council and The Guardian.
A reinterpretation of Othello written by visual artist Phoebe Boswell and Directed by Shola Amoo as part of the “Shakespeare Lives” 2016 season. An exploration of Shakespeare's intentions when writing Othello, exploring the play's racial themes in a historical and contemporary setting and drawing wider parallels between immigration and blackness in the UK today.
CAST & CREW
DIRECTOR Shola Amoo | PRODUCER Rienkje Attoh | WRITER/ARTIST Phoebe Boswell
OTHELLO Ashley Thomas | DESDEMONA Elisa Lasowski | SPIRIT Lanre Malaolu | NIGERIAN QUEEN Tega Okiti
ART DIRECTION Tamar Clarke-Brown ART DEPARTMENT Thandi Mbire
DP Stil Williams | EDITOR Mdhamiri A Nkemi | COMPOSER Segun Akinola
SOUND DESIGN Nikola Media| LOCATION SOUND Phil Hutchins | GRADE Johny Tulley | COSTUME Jeffrey Michael
STEADICAM Andrew Bainbridge | MAKEUP Sheeba Raye | 1ST AD Kole Onil