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Modern Othello on Masterpiece Theatre
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.2814  Tuesday, 11 December 2001

From:           Joanne Gates <
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Date:           Monday, 10 Dec 2001 22:44:21 -0600 (CST)
Subject:        Modern Othello on Masterpiece Theatre

Here's what WGBH lists for their Current Season Masterpiece Theatre

"Othello   TV 14, L, S, V
Monday, January 28, 2002
A twenty-first century rendition, written by Andrew Davies (Take a Girl
Like You, Wives and Daughters) and based on the tragedy by William
Shakespeare.  Othello has all the sex, corruption, and betrayal of the
original, translated to a completely convincing modern setting -- New
Scotland Yard in the era of race riots, neo-Nazis, and political spin.


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