Born in Stratford England in 1564, William Shakespeare, one of the world's greatest writers, wrote more than 35 plays encompassing comedy, history, and tragedies. His plays, each containing a vivid characters of all types and from many walks of life, have been a vital part of the theatre in the Western world since they were written some 400 years ago. Enjoy a front row seat in the comfort of your own home with a Shakespeare classic staging am internationally acclaimed cast. Othello, a boble Moor, has in his command Iago, a lieutenant insanely jealous of Othello's success, rank and morality, and especially of his marriage to Desdemona. At every turn Iago plots to exploit Othello, undermine his trust in Desdemona, and deceiver Othello into an all consuming jealousy. Iago's perverse malice results in the untimely murder and suicide of the two star-crossed lovers.