bob hoskins


Perhaps the finest actor (or actress) of the last 30 years,in this t.v. series Hoskins gives a splendid performance. However, his role as Iago in the BBC production of Othello should be seen by all who are interested in the craft of acting--or, more to the point, by people who believe (usually erroneously)that they can evaluate the craft of acting. He is nothing short of breathtaking. Unfortunately, Anthony Hopkins's performance of Othello is truly awful.

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Agree about Hoskins: saw him on stage when I was 14 and never forgot it: he was Bosola in The Duchess of Malfi. Didn't think Hopkins was awful as Othello, but he didn't have enough fire.

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@clotblaster:
QFT! Hopkins was awful! Hoskins was a revelation!Brilliant - the best Iago I've seen.

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