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Macbeth

Synopsis
An abridgement for schools. King Duncan becomes Duncan King, head of a multi-national corporation, King Enterprises; Macbeth meets the three witches in a nightclub where he is celebrating promotion as the new head of the Cawdor contract at King Enterprises.
Series
Shakespeare for the Modern Age
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
1993
Duration
35 mins

Credits

Contributor
Alison Carthy; Caroline Reader; David Culling

Additional Details

Theatre company
Big Adventures Theatre Company
Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Historical period
1990s
Plays
Macbeth
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
The video is marketed in the US by Films for the Humanities and Sciences.
Textual information
The script was adapted by the Big Adventures Theatre Company who provide actors experienced in performing Shakespeare in schools.

Archive

Name

Films for the Humanities & Sciences

Email
custserv.@films.com
Web
http://ffh.films.com/ External site opens in new window
Fax
+1 609 671 0266
Address
132 West 31st Street, 17th Floor
New York
NY 10001
USA
Notes
Films for the Humanities & Sciences is part of the US-based Films Media Group and specialises in selling programmes aimed at the HE and FE education and training market. The collection has thousands of titles and a range of separate subject catalogues is available in pdf format at http://ffh.films.com/landing.aspx?show=Catalogs/catalog_FFH.htm. Sale on video/DVD or online viewing via the Films on Demand service.

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Steve Orme Productions

Email
steve@steveorme.co.uk
Web
http://www.steveorme.co.uk External site opens in new window
Phone
01332 514616
Address
1 Seaton Close
Mickleover
Derbyshire
DE3 0QH
UK

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