TitleOthello
AuthorShakespeare, William
VenueOlivier Theatre, National Theatre
Performance TypeFirst Production
CompanyNational Theatre; 1963-
Opening Night3/14/1980
Press Night3/20/1980
Closing Night4/9/1981
Performance Length3 hours, 30 minutes (including interval)
AwardsDrama Critics' Award, Best Supporting Actress
Number of Performances74
Performer Roles
RecordNameRole
ROLE123870Gambon; Sir; MichaelRoderigo, a gulled gentleman
ROLE123871Bryant; Michael (1928-2002)Iago, a villain
ROLE123872Henson; Basil ( -19 Dec 1990)Brabantio, father to Desdemona
ROLE123873Scofield; Paul (1922-)Othello, the Moor
ROLE123874Moore; StephenCassio, an honourable lieutenant
ROLE123875Dignam; MarkDuke of Venice
ROLE123876Kent; Brian (-1985)First Senator
ROLE123877Sleigh; WilliamSecond Senator
ROLE123878Williams; GlennSailor
ROLE123879Fenner; MichaelOfficer
ROLE123880Whiting; GordonMessenger
ROLE123881Kendal; FelicityDesdemona, wife of Othello
ROLE123882Needham; PeterMontano, Governor of Cyprus
ROLE123883Norton; AdamFirst Gentleman
ROLE123884Cooper; ElliottSecond Gentleman
ROLE123885Beint; Michael Third Gentleman / Herald
ROLE123886Gartland; RogerClown
ROLE123887Bryceland; YvonneEmilia, wife to Iago
ROLE123888Wilton; PenelopeBianca, a courtesan
ROLE123889Selby; NicholasLodovico, a noble Venetian
ROLE123890Thorndike; DanielGratiano, a noble Venetian
ROLE123891Bedford; MelvynSupporting Cast
ROLE123892Bellairs; NigelSupporting Cast
ROLE123893Bennett; EdmondSupporting Cast
ROLE123894Fehr; SandraSupporting Cast
ROLE123895Harding; PeterSupporting Cast
ROLE123896Howard; RobertSupporting Cast
ROLE123897Rutherford; NormanSupporting Cast
ROLE123898Stanford; JillSupporting Cast
ROLE123869Bigio; RobertMusician: Flute
ROLE113258Rae; ColinTrumpet
ROLE115075Thompson; KeithFlute
ROLE115609White; BobPipes
ROLE141809Baker; GlynOfficer
ROLE137893Morley; MarianneSupporting Cast
ROLE141810Slater; StevenSupporting Cast
ROLE124416Whiteside; JanetSupporting Cast
ROLE108112Evans; HowardTrumpet
Creative Roles
RecordNameRole
ROLE103141Shakespeare; William (1564-1616)Playwright
ROLE104723Bury; John (1925-2000)Designer
ROLE104730Jenkinson; SueAssistant Designer
ROLE105998Muldowney; DominicMusic
ROLE105026Harrison; JontyTape Realisation
ROLE109373Hobbs; WilliamFights
ROLE115243Patrick; JennyVoice
ROLE106508Block; GilesStaff Director
ROLE123856Sum; RayProduction Manager
ROLE104625Rothenberg; JohnStage Manager
ROLE111227Markham; ElizabethDeputy Stage Manager
ROLE104554Bird; CatherineAssistant Stage Manager
ROLE115797Bissett; AngelaAssistant Stage Manager
ROLE115853Ware; Neville Assistant Stage Manager
ROLE122280Fortescue; SueSound
ROLE106497Williams; IanAssistant to the Lighting Designer
ROLE107664Taylor; MarkAssistant Production Manager
ROLE108083Dominic; ZoeProduction Photographer
ROLE128512Hall; Sir; Peter (1930-)Director
ROLE141812Boisseau; JamesAssistant Stage Manager
ROLE110063Hersey; DavidLighting
Catalogue
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RNT/PP/2/3/40Othello20 March 1980Olivier Posters
RNT/PP/2/3/39Othello20 March 1980Olivier Posters
RNT/SM/1/160Othello1980Prompt Scripts
RNT/PR/4/1/200OthelloFebruary 1980 - February 1981Press Production Review Files
RNT/CO/1/122Othello1980Costume Department Production Files
RNT/PO/5/88Othello1980Set Photographs
RNT/PP/5/86Othello1980Rehearsal Photographs
RNT/PP/1/3/44Othello20 March 1980Olivier Programmes
RNT/SM/2/4/23Othello1980 - 1981Olivier Show Reports
RNT/PR/3/165Othello1980Rehearsal and Production Photographs
RNT/PP/1/3/45Othello20 March 1980Olivier Programmes
RNT/PR/4/1/201OthelloOctober 1980Press Production Review Files
RNT/PP/1/3/46Othello20 March 1980Olivier Programmes
RNT/PO/3/1/23aOthello1980Olivier Production Office Show Files
RNT/PO/3/1/27Othello / Sisterly Feelings1980Olivier Production Office Show Files
RNT/PO/3/1/23bOthello1980Olivier Production Office Show Files
RNT/PR/2/1/245Othello16 February 1979Press Releases 1960-1979
RNT/R/1/4/3/19Paul Scofield in Othello1980Postcards
RNT/PP/1/6/101Othello / Sisterly Feelings09 February 1981Touring programmes
RNT/PP/3/6/54Othello / Sisterly Feelings 09/02/1981 - 21/02/1981Touring Printwork
RNT/PP/3/9/2/22aOthello1980Olivier Cast Lists
RNT/PP/3/9/2/22bOthello1980Olivier Cast Lists
RNT/PP/3/9/5/6Othello1980Other Venue Cast Lists
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