Othello London Reviews and Tickets

(4 Ratings)
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Edgy, Confusing, Accessible, Absorbing, Resonant

About the Show

Dynamic theatre company Frantic Assembly presents a 21st-century retelling of Shakespeare's tragedy.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (4)

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122 Reviews | 14 Followers
Resonant, Edgy, Dizzying, Absorbing

See it if You didn't understand the NT version at ALL

Don't see it if you don't understand that the racism in this is subtle Read more

18 Reviews | 0 Followers
Relevant, Great staging, Edgy, Confusing, Clever

See it if you enjoy physical theatre and shakespeare

Don't see it if You want to see something that kids will enjoy. This is for a more out-there theatre-goer

5 Reviews | 0 Followers
Too modernised, Confusing

See it if You like the modern version of Othello

Don't see it if You like the classic/original Othello

154 Reviews | 5 Followers
During previews
Engaging, Great cast, Accessible, Fast paced, Remixed

See it if you enjoy reinvented plays.Vengeful & sensual domestic tragedy remixed with flair.

Don't see it if reinvented plays is not your choice of theatre

Critic Reviews (3)

The London Evening Standard
January 25th, 2023

"The play becomes a powerful study in male brutality, stripped of many other layers of meaning. Never more so than in the last scene, which is as vicious and shocking as anything I’ve seen on stage recently."
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The Arts Desk
January 31st, 2023

"It’s a fast-moving production, creating a tight, often exciting story of jealousy-driven violence."
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Everything Theatre (UK)
February 8th, 2023

"The story is timeless; jealousy, paranoia and rage and Frantic Assembly have shown how to take the story, set it in a new time and location and not only succeed, but succeed in style. "
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