Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781839041273Publication Date:
29 Sep 2022
Size: 198mm x 129mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
Ebook, 96 pages ISBN: 9781788506243Publication Date:
29 Sep 2022
£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
First Staged:
Frantic Assembly, 2008

Othello (Frantic Assembly version)

By William Shakespeare Adapted by Scott Graham and Steven Hoggett

Paperback £10.99£8.79

Ebook £10.99£8.79

Frantic Assembly's electrifying take on Shakespeare's tragedy of paranoia, sex and murder, firmly rooted in a volatile twenty-first century.

In a world of broken glass and shattered promises, of poisonous manipulation and explosive violence, Othello's passionate affair with Desdemona becomes the catalyst for jealousy, betrayal, revenge and the darkest intents.

As relevant today as it ever was, Othello exposes the tension, fear and paranoia buried beneath the veneer of our relationships and how easily that can be maliciously exploited.

Frantic Assembly's touring production was first performed in 2008, with revivals in 2014 and 2022. This edition of Scott Graham and Steven Hoggett's muscular, radically adapted text also features articles and interviews about the production and Frantic Assembly's revolutionary work.

Press Quotes

'Frantic Assembly breathe new life into Shakespeare's tale... in Scott Graham's pulse-racing production'

Time Out

'A fierce reimagining of Shakespeare's tragedy'

The Times

'Pulsating... hurls Othello well and truly into our times'


'There is nothing polite about Frantic Assembly's Othello. No prettified classic, it is vulgar, tough and fractious... brings out the primal passions in Shakespeare's play... it is urgent, abrasive and thrilling'


'Exhilarating... explodes into life... The visual storytelling is sharp and contemporary without ever losing the essence of the story itself... an adaptation done right... an excellent introduction to Shakespeare'

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Paperback,96 pages ISBN: 9781839041273Publication Date:
29 Sep 2022
Size: 198mm x 129mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
Ebook,96 pages ISBN: 9781788506243Publication Date:
29 Sep 2022
£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)

Also by William Shakespeare:

As You Like It
The Tempest
Romeo and Juliet
Richard III
Measure for Measure
Henry IV Part I
The Winter's Tale
Twelfth Night
Much Ado About Nothing
Shakespeare on Theatre
Player Kings
Romeo and Juliet
Henry V
Thomas More
Richard II
Julius Caesar
Much Ado About Nothing
Queen Margaret
Richard III
Edward III
All's Well That Ends Well
The Merry Wives of Windsor
King Lear
The Winter's Tale
Henry IV Part II

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