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Macbeth

Synopsis
A German television version of Hansgünther Heyme’s production of Macbeth first staged at the Ruhrfestspiele, Recklinghausen in May 1974. Veronika Bayer and Hans Schulze are the Macbeths.
Language
German (Standard)
Country
Germany
Medium
Television
Transmission details
10 Sep 1974 (Channel: ARD)
Duration
155 mins
Availability
No archive copy known (4/2008).

Credits

Director
Hansgünther Heyme
Writer
Heiner Müller
Music
Werner Haentjes
Production Design
Bert Kistner
Costume
Gabi Frey
Cast
Hans SchulzeMacbeth
Veronika BayerLady Macbeth
Jürgen ProchnowMacduff
Reent ReinsBanquo
Erik FreyKing Duncan
Michael Habeck 
Rudolf Brand 
Sigfrit SteinerPorter

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Historical period
Medieval
Plays
Macbeth
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
Produced at the Ruhrfestspiele, Recklinghausen, beginning 16 May 1974.
Textual information
Translated by Heiner Müller.
Reviews
Source: Achim Klünder, ed., Die Fernsehspiele 1973-1977 Band 1: Titel A-Z (Frankfurt am Main: DRA, 1984)

Production Company

Name

ARD

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