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Undeniably one of Shakespeare’s best, Othello, is brought to life for a modern audience in this tremendously entertaining and award-winning audiobook by Jonathan Lomas and Phil Viner with a narration by experienced voice actors Joan Walker, Jude Akuwudike and Nick Murchie. Not only is Othello brought to listeners’ ears unabridged and with commentary included but voice notes on the historical background of the play are also given. Students and enthusiasts alike will revisit this celebrated play and be enlightened all over again to the master that was William Shakespeare. Available now from Audible.

Publisher's Summary

Experience Othello as a powerful full-cast drama with entertaining and enlightening commentary that explains what's what and who's who as the plot unfolds.

To help you get the most out of Shakespeare, the narrator offers historical insights and background information, so you can enjoy the jokes, appreciate the references, and get a real sense of Shakespeare's world. The unabridged drama is also presented without commentary.

If school turned you off Shakespeare, find out what you've been missing all these years with this beautifully crafted audio presentation.

From the creators of SmartPass audio education study guides, voted third in a national poll to find the UK's favourite audibook (2008). Winners of 3 Spoken Word Awards for Best Drama (2004), Best Original Audio and Best Publishing Initiative (2005).

©2007 SmartPass Ltd (P)2007 SmartPass Ltd

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  • David
  • 24-12-2012

Great peace well acted

This is a fabulous book very well rendered. There is two versions one with the straight text the other with added historical information. This added a good bit to the overall enjoyment but you don't have to listen if you don't want to. I for one really enjoyed the extra's. recommended I really enjoyed being transported back to Shakespeare's time.

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  • Chloe
  • 14-09-2010

Shakespeare appreciated

A really good detailed scene by scene commentary which makes the play easy to follow and explains the language, plot and characters. Invaluable for study or anyone with keen interest in Shakespeare.

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