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


‘The most famous passage in Othello, and one of the most controversial, is found in Othello’s final speech, where he declares that if his listeners are to judge his character accurately, and transmit this judgement to the people of Venice, then they must speak:

Of one that lov’d not wisely, but too well;
Of one not easily jealous, but being wrought,
Perplex’d in the extreme

(Act 5, Scene 2, lines 345–7)…’