What's On Othello Shakespeare's masterful depiction of a life torn apart by prejudice. English Touring Theatre with Oxford Playhouse and Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory Book now Reviews Access “Articulate, dynamic and thrilling” ★★★★ The Stage Othello is one of Shakespeare's most startlingly contemporary plays - a masterful depiction of a life torn apart by prejudice. Venice, a western colonial power employs the newly-married Othello, a Muslim general, to lead their army against the impending Turkish invasion. In a society torn apart by discrimination and fear, Othello’s life quickly unravels. Manipulated by Iago, he turns on everything he holds dear. Following a critically acclaimed tour and London run, Richard Twyman’s vital production of Othello is brought to the stage by UK Theatre Award winners English Touring Theatre in a co-production with Oxford Playhouse and Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory. Book now Members only: you can buy a season pass package online now - log in to your account to access. Online priority booking for members opens on Thu 24 May, with general on sale from Thu 7 Jun. To access membership benefits, including priority ticket and Season Pass booking, sign up here. Reviews ‘One of the best I have seen’ ★★★★ The Observer ‘Director Richard Twyman’s riveting production excels at depicting the racial and religious tensions underlying Othello and Desdemona’s peril’ ★★★★ The Guardian ‘An astute and powerful production’ ★★★★ The Times ‘Articulate, dynamic and thrilling’ ★★★★ The Stage ‘Beautifully acted & full of fresh invention’ ★★★★ Stage Talk Magazine ★★★★ Reviews Hub ★★★★ The Arts Desk Access Northern Stage is fully accessible. The theatre has three lifts providing access to all parts of the building, including the accessible toilets, baby changing facilities, stages 2 & 3 and the backstage area. Buggy parking is available. To discuss any access needs, take a look at our access page or please call our Box Office on 0191 230 5151.