Othello (1965 Australian film)

Othello is a 1965 Australian television play based on the play by William Shakespeare. It was broadcast on the ABC as part of Wednesday Theatre and filmed in the ABC's Melbourne studios.[3]

Wednesday Theatre episode
Episode no.Season 1
Episode 5
Directed byPatrick Barton
Teleplay byRaymond Westwell
David Bradley
Original air date18 November 1964 (Melbourne)[1]
3 February 1965 (Sydney)
Running time130 mins[2]


  • Raymond Westwell as Othello
  • Keirh Lee as Iago
  • Frances McDonald as Desdemona
  • Joan MacArthur as Emilia
  • Judith Arthy as Bianca
  • John Gregg
  • Terry Norris as Rodrigo


  1. "On TV: 18 November 1964, Melbourne – Television.AU". Televisionau.com. Retrieved 12 October 2017.
  2. "TV Guide". Sydney Morning Herald. 3 February 1965. p. 12.
  3. "Melbourne's finest production to date". The Canberra Times. 39, (11, 072). Australian Capital Territory, Australia. 5 February 1965. p. 13. Retrieved 15 February 2017 via National Library of Australia.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)

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