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Re: CBC Othello
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.2373  Wednesday, 17 October 2001

[1]     From:   David Enzer <
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        Date:   Tuesday, 16 Oct 2001 10:50:41 -0700
        Subj:   RE: SHK 12.2351 CBC Othello

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        Date:   Tuesday, 16 Oct 2001 16:19:47 -0400
        Subj:   Re: SHK 12.2351 CBC Othello


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From:           David Enzer <
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Date:           Tuesday, 16 Oct 2001 10:50:41 -0700
Subject: 12.2351 CBC Othello
Comment:        RE: SHK 12.2351 CBC Othello

Neat stuff.
de

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Date:           Tuesday, 16 Oct 2001 16:19:47 -0400
Subject: 12.2351 CBC Othello
Comment:        Re: SHK 12.2351 CBC Othello

> For those of you who can receive CBC, tonight (15th October) at 8.00
> there is a broadcast of a British Othello updated and relocated in
> contemporary London, starring Eamonn Walker and Christopher Eccleston. I
> know nothing about it except what is in a review by John Doyle in
> today's Globe and Mail. Doyle, who is usually reliable, writes, 'it's
> the sort of TV drama that leaves you in awe of the medium's power and
> adaptability'.
>
> Peter Hyland

Just finished watching it. Well worth watching. Doyle's comment on the
power and adaptability of TV is appropriate.

And the power and adaptability of Iago come through as clearly on modern
TV as on an Elizabethan stage.

Sometimes the message is the medium.

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