Khalid Abdalla and Matthew Needham star in Shakespeare's tragedy., staged in an imagined near future, in which Turkey attempts to re-invade Cyprus.
Khalid Abdalla, Matthew Needham and Cassie Layton star in Shakespeare's tragedy, staged in an imagined near future, in which a power-hungry Turkish president attempts an attack on Cyprus. The western forces rush to Cyprus' defence, under the command of the fearless General Othello. But can an Arab-born, Christian convert ever be truly accepted by the people he serves?
Adapted and directed for radio by Emma Harding
Introduction by Dr Islam Issa, Senior Lecturer at Birmingham City University
Duke of Venice.....Jessica Turner
All other parts played by Sargon Yelda and Hasan Dixon