A BBC Radio production of "Othello, " starring Lenny Henry in the title role. Love, racism, jealousy and desire are at the emotional core of Shakespeare's monumental tragedy, a tender love story shattered by one man's obsessive hatred of another. Othello is noble, brave and victorious. Iago, passed over for a position in the army, fuels his diabolical revenge with hatred and snarling racism. Poignant, intense and heartbreaking, "Othello" mercilessly explores every inch of the human condition. Featuring the cast from the acclaimed West End production and with original music from Conrad Nelson, who also plays Iago, this mesmerizing radio drama grips the listener from start to tragic finish.
Lenny Henry, Performer. Audio CD. 2010. ISBN: 978-1-4084-6691-9. 2 CDs. Drama.