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Macbeth (1998)

Synopsis
A schools production of Macbeth influenced by Bogdanov’s experimental workshop in Birmingham where he explored the impact of Shakespeare on working-class people. Bogdanov uses urban buildings, and junkyards to give a post-apocalyptic feel.
Series
Middle English
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television; Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 86 min.
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of production
1997
Availability
Out of distribution (2016); 2004 sale: £19.99 (inc. VAT +p&p)
Notes
This production is also included on a CD-ROM from 4 Learning which looks at wider textual issues relating to the play and its performance. The production may be downloaded from Filma and Sound Online with full credits and shotlist.

The production is marketed on video and DVD and paired with Tim Supple’s TWELFTH NIGHT (2003). DVD special features include digital transfer, links for online education and activity packs, liner notes by Tim Supple and notes by Sue Pritchard, producer of MACBETH.
Documentation
Optional study guide and poster available.
Uses
Ages 11 and up.
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Untrained actors; School productions
Related items
Macbeth on Film

Online availability

URI
http://jiscmediahub.ac.uk/
Price
academic subscription
Delivery
Download

Credits

Director
Michael Bogdanov
Cinematographer
Tony Coldwell
Writer
William Shakespeare
Cast
Denise Black 
Greta Scacchi 
Jack Davenport 
Lesley Joseph 
Lorcan Cranitch 
Lorren Bent 
Michael Maloney 
Philip Madoc 
Sean Pertwee 
Shane Richie 

Production Company

Name

Granada Television

Distributor

Name

cduniverse.com

Web
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