Otello

Otello

Royal Opera House

Price from € 87.60

Othello, newly married to Desdemona who is half his age, is appointed leader of a military operation to defend Cyprus from the Turks. Iago, his ensign, passed over for promotion in favour of young Cassio, persuades Othello that Cassio and Desdemona are having an affair.

Adrian Lester, last seen at the National as Henry V, takes the title role, playing opposite Rory Kinnear (Iago), whose recent appearances at the National include Hamlet and The Last of the Haussmans.

Otello ReviewsOtello Reviews

"The night's triumph, however, belongs to Lenny Henry in one of the most startling career transformations I have ever witnessed"
Daily Telegraph


"Lenny Henry as the besotted husband of Jessica Harris's Desdemona will stick in the memory longer than most"
The Times


"His is a morally inspiring achievement"
The Independent


Info

Royal Opera House
Bow Street London
WC2E 9DD London

Latecomers will not be admitted

Evening performances
Monday to Saturday 7.30pm

Matinee performances
Thursday and Saturday 2.30pm

Duration:
2 hours 55 minutes

Directions

Directions

Directions
(3 mins) The Royal Opera House is off Covent Garden piazza, which is visible from the tube station exit. There is a revolving door entrance at the piazza.

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