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Othello is one of Shakespeare’s most startlingly contemporary plays – a masterful depiction of a life torn apart by prejudice.

Venice; a western colonial power employs the newly-married Othello, a Muslim general, to lead their army against the impending Turkish invasion. The strain of fitting into a society riven by discrimination and fear soon take their toll. Manipulated by Iago, Othello’s life quickly unravels as he turns on everything he holds dear.

Following a critically acclaimed tour and London run, Richard Twyman’s vital production of Othello is brought to the stage by UK Theatre Award winners English Touring Theatre in a co-production with Oxford Playhouse and Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory.

“Director Richard Twyman’s riveting production excels at depicting the racial and religious tensions underlying Othello and Desdemona’s peril” ★★★★ The Guardian

Touch Tour available on Sat 10 Nov 2018 12.30pm.

Venue

Schools

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The following information is for teachers and home educators. If you are not a teacher or home educator you can book tickets for this show by clicking on the ‘Dates & Times’ tab above.

Cost:
£8.50, plus every 16th ticket FREE for teacher

Age Guidance:
Ages 12+

Running Time:
3hrs

Booking information:
To find out more or to book, call our dedicated schools booking contact Amanda in the Box Office on 024 7615 0930 or email groupbookings@warwick.ac.uk.

While you are here
An opportunity to combine a trip to the theatre with your students with an experience of University Life. Join us for a lecture from one of the University of Warwick’s Shakespeare researchers, a campus tour and some workshops and experiences with the company to explore the play from a number of different angles. Following the show join the creative team for a post show discussion where your students can pose their questions.

Available sessions:

  • Wed 7 Nov 1pm-5pm in the Helen Martin Studio
  • Wed 7 Nov 1pm-2pm in the Woods Scawen Room
  • Wed 7 Nov 4.45pm-7pm in the Woods Scawen Room

This FREE activity can only be booked by schools attending Othello and must be booked at the same time as the show.

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