“Of one that loved not wisely but too well”

OTHELLO: I pray you, in your letters,  When you shall these unlucky deeds relate, Speak of me as I am; nothing extenuate, Nor set down aught in malice. Then must you speak Of one that lov'd not wisely but too well; Of one not easily jealous, but being wrought, Perplex'd in the extreme…   This line is from the swan-song of Shakespeare famous character, Othello. Othello kills himself, as he has gone mad: one of the men he trusted, Iago cheated on him by pretending he is his friend. Read more [...]

Othello In Three Minutes

This is a three-minute-long video, summarizing the plot of Shakespeare’s famous play, Othello, which was written in 1603.

Othello – The 1995 Film

The 1995 film, directed by Oliver Parker follows the plot of Shakespeare’s play very closely. Only some not so important lines are cut, and only a few parts are added, including some sex-scenes, and Othello’s dream about Desdemona’s and Cassio’s supposed relationship. This was the first film, which was realsed in theatres, and Othello was not played by a black-face actor, but an african-american actor, Laurence John Fishburne. Read more [...]