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Macbeth

Synopsis
A television production of the play for schools. Michael Jayston and Barbara Leigh Hunt are the Macbeths.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television; Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
(Channel: ITV)
Duration
110 mins
Availability
Out of distribution (2005)

Credits

Director
Charles Warren
Producer
Charles Warren
Writer
William Shakespeare
Cast
Michael JaystonMacbeth
Barbara Leigh HuntLady Macbeth
Gary WatsonMacduff
David WestonMalcolm
Ralph NossekBanquo
Brian BadcoeLennox
Brian GodfreyDonalbain
Colin RixMurderer (1st)
Etain O’DellLady Macduff
Frederick PyneSeyton
Harry Burgess WallFleance
Jack LynnDoctor of Physic
Lewis TeasdaleMurderer (2nd)
Patricia LeventonWitch (2nd)
Richard WarnerKing Duncan
Rosalie WestwaterWitch (3rd)
Roy BarracloughPorter
Roy BarracloughCaithness
Shirley CooklinWitch (1st)
Tim HardyRoss

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Macbeth
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
drama in English; performances; schools; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
Transmitted in 5 parts 4/11/1970-2 December 1970. Released on video in 1988.
Documentation
Accompanying set of student study notes written by Lorraine Kelleher, Langley Park School for Girls, Beckenham, Kent.

Production Company

Name

Thames Television International

Notes
See: Yorkshire International Thomson Multimedia

Distributor

Name

Video Collection International Ltd

Web
http://www.vci.co.uk External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7612 3000
Fax
020 7612 3003
Address
2 Entertain Ltd
33 Foley Street
London
W1W 7TL

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Retail outlets

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