Ann Williams, secretary to eccentric drama critic Frederick Skeates, is persuaded to alter a ruinous review of Shakespearean actor Edmund Davey by Davey's wife Barbara. Davey's 'Othello' becomes a hit and Ann, even though fired by Skeates, becomes a fan of Davey and starts to fall for him, much to the jealousy of her boyfriend Tommy. At the prospect of involvement in an adulterous triangle, Ann recoils; but despite her resolution, the characters' love lives become ever more tangled and a real-life tragedy of Othello looms...
Miriam Hopkins, Gertrude Lawrence, Sebastian Shaw, Rex Harrison, A.E. Matthews, Val Gielgud, Laura Smithson, Lawrence Grossmith, Sybil Grove, Winifred Willard, Wally Patch