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Othello (2002)
Starring: Richard Coyle, Christopher Eccleston, Keeley Hawes, Bill Paterson, Rachael Stirling, Eamonn Walker
Director: Geoffrey Sax
Category: Drama, Classics, Classics
Studio: Acorn Media
96 mins



An Explosive 21st Century Adaptation From Masterpiece Theatre

A powerful black man in a white society.Acclaimed screenwriter Andrew Davies (Bridget Jones's Diary, Pride and Prejudice) takes these themes from Shakespeare and reworks them into an achingly intense contemporary story set in present-day London.As racial tensions threaten to explode, political forces propel John Othello (Eamonn Walker, Unbreakable, Oz) into a high-profile public role over the head of his best friend and mentor Ben Jago (Christopher Eccleston, Elizabeth, The Others).Seething with jealousy, Jago maintains a fa


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