NEWS: Full Casting Announced for National Theatre’s Production of Othello

The production will begin performances at the Lyttelton theatre from the 23rd November.

As rehearsals are underway for Clint Dyer’s upcoming production of William Shakespeare’s Othello, full casting has been confirmed for the revival of the play.

Joining Giles Terera (Death of England; Face to Face) in the title role, Rosy McEwen (The Alienist) as Desdemona and Paul Hilton (The Inheritance) as Iago will be: ack Bardoe, Joe Bolland, Rory Fleck Byrne, Kirsty J Curtis, Peter Eastland, Patrick Elue, Tanya Franks, Colm Gormley, Gareth Kennerley, Joshua Lacey, Martin Marquez, Katie Matsell, Amy Newton, Sabi Perez, Steffan Rizzi, Jay Simpson and Ryan Whittle.

A bright, headstrong daughter of a senator; elevated by her status but stifled by its expectations. A refugee of slavery; having risen to the top of a white world, he finds that love across racial lines has a cost. Wed in secret, Desdemona and Othello crave a new life together.  But as unseen forces conspire against them, they find their future is not theirs to decide.  

As well as being directed by Clint Dyer, the creative team behind the production includes: set design by Chloe Lamford, costume design by Michael Vale and lighting design by Jai Morjaria. Sound design and Composition by Pete Malkin and Benjamin Grant. Co-Composer is Sola Akingbola, Movement Director is Lucie Pankhurst. Co-Video Designers are Nina Dunn and Gino Ricardo Green.  Fight Director is Kev McCurdy and Associate Set Designer is Shankho Chaudhuri. Staff director is Mumba Dowell.

Othello will play at the National Theatre from the 23rd November until the 21st January 2023.

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