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Macbeth:

Synopsis
Polly Findlay’s 2018 Royal Shakespeare Company production of Macbeth starring Christopher Ecclestone and Niamh Cusack, filmed live at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in April 2018. The production references tropes and images of horror cinema and the set is dominated by a clock with a red digital display counting down from two hours to zero, the moment of Macbeth’s death.
Series
RSC Live from Stratford Upon Avon
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Year of release
2019
Year of production
2018
Subjects
Drama; Shakespeare
Keywords
Scotland; horror films; Macbeth, King of Scots (b? -1057)

Credits

Director
Polly Findlay
Music
Edmund Rubbra; Rupert Cross
Cast
Bally Gill 
Christopher Eccleston 
David Acton 
Donna Banya 
Edward Bennett 
Luke Newberry 
Mariam Haque 
Michael Hodgson 
Niamh Cusack 
Paul Dodds 
Raphael Sowole 

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 0 NTSC
Price
£19.99 (DVD);
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
124 minutes + extras
Year
2019

Production Company

Name

Royal Shakespeare Company

Web
https://www.rsc.org.uk External site opens in new window
Address
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Waterside
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
CV37 6BB

Distributor

 

Available from retail outlets

Distributor (DVD)

Name

Opus Arte

Email
opusarte@roh.org.uk
Web
http://www.opusarte.com/ External site opens in new window
Address
Royal Opera House
Covent Garden
London
WC2E 9DD
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