Ira Aldridge: The African Roscius
Ira Aldridge was one of the most celebrated stage actors of the 19th century - he was the first Black actor to play Othello and performed all over the UK and Europe. Angelina Osborne, Heritage Coordinator at Hoxton Hall looks at the life of an extraordinary man who became one of the leading interpreters of Shakespeare’s plays and a valiant campaigner against slavery.
Archive :: play:S1415693261, venue:V204
Production details Part of Black History Month