William Shakespeare's Othello


Brought to you by The Educational Company of Ireland
With annotations, analysis and commentary by Patrick Murray
Podcasts read by actors Simon Coury and Niamh Daly


‘In the symbolic pattern of the play, Desdemona is a heavenly force, the polar opposite to the devilish Iago. She is the innocent victim of Othello’s misdirected passion. She is the representative of enduring, selfless love in a world of hatred and destructive selfishness. In addition, Shakespeare gives her some distinctive human qualities...’