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Macbeth

Synopsis
The story in an animated version. Brian Cox and Zoë Wanamaker are the voices of the Macbeths. Narrated by Alec McCowen.
Series
Shakespeare: The Animated Tales
Language
English
Country
Great Britain; Former USSR
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
1992
Transmission details
23 Nov 1992 (Channel: BBC2)
Duration
27 mins

Credits

Director
Nikolai Serebryakov
Producer
Dave Edwards
Writer
William Shakespeare
Screenplay
Leon Garfield
Contributor
Alec McCowen
Cast
Brian CoxMacbeth
Zoë WanamakerLady Macbeth
Clive MerrisonMacduff
Patrick BrennanBanquo
Laurence PayneKing Duncan

Additional Details

Production type
Animation
Plays
Macbeth
Subjects
Drama; Media studies
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
The DVD contains all 12 animated tales in a 3-disc set.
History
First broadacst in US 11 April 1993 (HBO).

Production Company

Name

Christmas Films

Name

S4C

Name

Soyuzmultfilm

Distributor

Name

Metrodome Distribution

Notes
Specialist distributor of quality, independent films, both theatrically and subsequently on DVD. DVD releases include new films, classic cinema, documentaries, animation, stage adaptations, television programming and historical drama. NB. Metrodome Distribution went into administration in 2016

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Retail outlets

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