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19 Jan 2024 - 13 Apr 2024
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Why Watch Othello?

  • Ola Ince's riveting version of one of the most powerful dramas in history, Othello by Shakespeare, is coming to the candlelit Sam Wanamaker Playhouse.
  • The play delves into the timeless themes of racism, jealousy, love and betrayal.
  • Experience the poignant exploration of Black success and the dark truths of society unfolding in Shakespeare's Othello.
  • Don't miss the opportunity to witness a powerful ensemble breathe life into Othello's tragic tale. Watch Othello in London. Tickets are now available!

About Show

Show Details

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Do not miss out on the opportunity to secure your Othello London tickets, for a deeply moving rendition of Shakespeare's iconic play at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse. Helmed by the critically acclaimed director, Ola Ince, this production promises a discerning exploration of enduring themes like racism, jealousy, and betrayal. The talented cast and crew bring a fresh perspective to the tragic tale, delivering performances that are both powerful and poignant.

Ince's previous works, including a stirring Romeo & Juliet production at the Globe Theatre, have earned her numerous accolades, setting high expectations for this new take on Othello. The intimate setting of the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse further enhances the impact of this timeless play, making it an experience you should not miss. So, take this chance to see a classic work reimagined and brought to life by a team of talented artists. Secure your Othello London tickets today.

The Story

Get your Othello London tickets to witness the dramatic unravelling of Shakespeare's tragic plot. The story follows Othello, a respected Moorish general in the Venetian army, who secretly marries Desdemona, a senator’s daughter. However, his trusted ensign Iago, driven by jealousy and resentment, masterminds a plot to undo him. Iago's manipulations lead to escalating tensions, mistrust, and devastating consequences, causing Othello's world to crumble around him. This timeless tale of love, jealousy, and betrayal, as seen through the lens of race and power in Othello, still resonates strongly today.

Show Timings

  • Mon, Wed, Fri at 7:30 PM
  • Tue, Thu, Sat at 2 PM or 7:30 PM
  • Show timings for Othello may vary every week. You can check the show timings for your preferred date at the next stage of booking.

Cast & Crew

  • Director: Ola Ince
  • Playwright: William Shakespeare

Note: Producers can not guarantee the appearance of any particular artist, which is always subject to illness and holidays.

  • Age suitability is to be confirmed.
  • The play contains themes of domestic abuse, misogyny, anti-black racism and offensive language. The play also contains violence, including murder and suicide.
  • Please keep in mind that London theatres do not have an age classification organization. This means that all age recommendations are subjective. Please use your judgment while purchasing tickets for any show.

Othello Tickets

Book online tickets for Othello play in London.

Booking Period: From 19 January 2024 to 13 April 2024

Tickets Redemption

  • E-tickets will be provided when you check in online.
  • You will receive an email confirmation with your Othello voucher instantly.
  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID. A physical printout is not necessary.

Cancellation & Refunds

  • Tickets cannot be refunded, amended, or rescheduled.

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

The Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, situated on the iconic site of the original Globe Theatre, is renowned for its unique Jacobean-era-inspired design. The intimate and warmly lit interior offers audiences an immersive experience. From Shakespearean classics to groundbreaking contemporary works, the Playhouse's historical resonance enhances every performance held within its walls.

Seating Capacity: 353

Getting There

Facilities & Accessibility

Additional Information

Address: 21 New Globe Walk, London SE1 9DT, United Kingdom

Tube: Shakespeare's Globe is only a 9-minute walk from London Bridge on the Northern Line, the closest tube station. Blackfriars (District and Circle lines) is about a 10-minute stroll from the theatre

Train: The closest train station is Blackfriars, a 10-minute walk from the theatre

Bus: Blackfriars Bridge, serviced by bus routes 45, 63, and 100, is the closest stop; Mansion House, another nearby stop is serviced by routes 11, 15, 17, 26, or 76

Available Facilities: Gift Shop, Restaurant, Toilets

Accessibility: Accessible Toilets, Assistance Dogs Allowed, Wheelchair Spaces Available, Access Performances, Visual & Hearing Assistance

Security: Please be aware that for your comfort and security all audience members will be subject to security checks upon arrival at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse.

Dress Code: Smart and casual wear or semi-formals are recommended. Keep in mind, that most London theatres are air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.

Outside Food: Most theatres do not allow outside food inside the theatres but most of them also have a café or restaurant inside the premises or nearby.

Frequently Asked Questions About Othello Tickets

How do I buy Othello London tickets at West End?

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How much do the Othello London tickets cost?

The cost of the Othello London tickets will vary depending on the type of seats you choose.

How can I buy cheap or discounted Othello London tickets on West End?

The best way to buy cheap or discounted Othello London tickets is to book them online as you will often come across attractive discounts. Book your Othello London tickets in advance as they tend to get more expensive closer to the show date.

How can I buy last-minute Othello London tickets?

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Is there a possibility that I will get partial view seating if I purchase discounted Othello London tickets?

Booking Othello London tickets online will give you the opportunity to select your specific seats, thus, ensuring you do not get stuck with partial view seating. But if you try your luck with lottery tickets, or purchase day seats, your seats will be allocated at the discretion of the Box Office, which can potentially mean partial view seating or split seats.

What is the opening date for Othello?

Othello opens on 19 January 2024 at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse.

What age is Othello appropriate for?

The age suitability for Othello is to be confirmed.

Where is Othello playing in London?

Othello is playing at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse in London and opens on 19 January 2024.

How long does Othello run for?

The running time of Othello is to be comfirmed.

What is Othello about?

Othello is a tragic play by Shakespeare, exploring the devastating impacts of jealousy and betrayal as it traces the manipulative downfall of a respected Moorish general, Othello, through the deceit of his trusted ensign, Iago.

Who are the main stars of Othello?

The main stars of Othello are to be confirmed.

What is the dress code while attending Othello?

There is no specific dress code at West End. However, it is prudent to dress in semi-formals or smart casuals and something comfortable. Carry a light sweater or a jacket as the theatre can get a bit chilly.

Is outside food allowed while attending Othello?

No, outside food is not allowed while attending Othello. Most theatres do have a cafeteria or bar inside the premises where you can get snacks and drinks.

What are the facilities available at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse?

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse has multiple facilities including a restaurant, gift shop, and toilets available for the audiences during Othello.

Can I take pictures or videos of Othello inside the theatre?

Photography, videography, and sound recording are prohibited inside the theatre. Some theatres do have a souvenir shop from where you can purchase pictures of stills of the show.

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