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Macbeth

Synopsis
A filmed low-budget production of Macbeth, set in 11th-century Scotland, with Jason Connery as Macbeth. Also contains a 30-minute behind-the-scenes documentary entitled THE MAKING OF MACBETH.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
1996
Duration
155 mins
Availability
Out of distribution (2/2011)

Credits

Director
Jeremy Freeston
Producer
Shona Donaldson
Cinematographer
Dave Miller
Writer
William Shakespeare
Costume
Karen Smith
Cast
Jason ConneryMacbeth
Helen BaxendaleLady Macbeth
Kenny BryansMacduff
Ross DunsmoreMalcolm
Graham McTavishBanquo
Dominic BorrelliAngus
Hildegard NeilWitch (1st)
Iain Stuart RobertsonRoss
James TovellFleance
Jean TrendWitch (2nd)
John CorvinKing Duncan
Kenny Bryans 
Kern FalconerSeyton
Phillippa PeakWitch (3rd)
Ross Dunsmore 
Tessa DignanLady Macduff

Additional Details

Production type
Fiction Films
Historical period
Medieval
Plays
Macbeth
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
drama in English; film adaptations; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
The VHS version was deleted in 2003 when it was replaced by the DVD.
Uses
Age 12 and up.

Production Company

Name

Cromwell Productions Ltd

Name

Grampian Television plc

Name

Lamancha Productions Ltd

Sponsor

Name

Stratford Shakespeare Company

Archive

Name

Shakespeare Institute Library

Email
silib@bham.ac.uk
Web
http://www.is.bham.ac.uk/shakespeare External site opens in new window
Phone
01789 293384
Fax
01879 292021
Address
Church Street
Stratford-upon-Avon
CV37 6HP

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