Adrian Lester in Othello at the National Theatre

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

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.

Booking Period 12 July – 18 August 2013

Access Performances – Captioned performances: 14 & 23 July

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