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Re: CBC Othello
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.2382  Thursday, 18 October 2001

From:           Joanne Gates <
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Date:           Wednesday, 17 Oct 2001 15:54:57 -0500 (CDT)
Subject: 12.2351 CBC Othello
Comment:        Re: SHK 12.2351 CBC Othello

The Masterpiece Theatre web site indicates that the contemporary Othello
will be aired "Winter 2002." There is no specific air date, but blended
into the Merchant of Venice teaching guide, etc., is the indication that
more details will be forthcoming.

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/masterpiece/merchant/tg_othello.html

(Sorry if the spacing is off: The link will get you to a table version
that looks better)

Joanne Gates


Main Characters

Othello, 1604
Othello, 2001

Othello, a Moorish general in the Venetian army
John Othello, Metropolitan Police Commissioner

Desdemona, a Venetian lady
Dessie Brabant, a journalist

Iago, Othello's "ancient" or assistant
Ben Jago, Deputy Police Commissioner

Cassio, promoted to Othello's second-in-command
Michael Cass, Police Superintendent assigned to guard Dessie

Brabantio, a Venetian senator, father to Desdemona
James Brabant, aristocratic father of Dessie

Emilia, Iago's wife and Desdemona's attendant
Lulu, Dessie's best friend

Roderigo, Venetian gentleman, former suitor to Desdemona
Alan Roderick, a white officer implicated in beating death of an unarmed
black suspect

Duke of Venice
Prime Minister of Great Britain

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