Othello is a British TV movie that starred Eamonn Walker, Christopher Eccleston and Keeley Hawes. The movie is based on a modern version of William Shakespeare's play Othello. In the movie John Othello is a black police officer and chosen to be the next commissioner after the previous commissioner was forced to resign. Ben Jago, another officer, felt that he was passed over and wants revenge on Othello. His plan is to ruin his name and his life so he can have the job. The movie has the same elements as the play, but with a modern twist. There is romance, betrayal, and tragedy. The movie shows that well in its actors.