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Tragedy of Macbeth, The

Synopsis
Televised adaptation of the play produced by George More O’Ferrall with Stephen Murray in the title role and Ruth Lodge as Lady Macbeth. Incidental music by Granville Bantock. Settings and costumes designed by Peter Bax, fights arranged by Maurice Jones.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Transmission details
20 Feb 1949 at 20:30 (Channel: BBC)
Duration
120 mins
Availability
No archive copy known

Credits

Director
George More O’Ferrall
Producer
George More O’Ferrall
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Granville Bantock
Costume
Peter Bax
Art Direction
Peter Bax
Cast
Stephen MurrayMacbeth
Ruth LodgeLady Macbeth
Mark DignamMacduff
Patrick MacneeMalcolm
Esmond KnightBanquo
Alan StebbingsFleance
Arthur WontnerKing Duncan
Bernadette O’FarrellGentlewoman
Cavan MaloneMacduff’s son
Charles DoranSiward, Earl of Northumberland
Derek Sydney 
Edward Keel 
Ernest ThesigerWitch
Eugene LeahyMurderer
Geoffrey Barrie 
Gordon CrierPorter
James MillsDoctor of Physic
John AinsworthYoung Siward
John Bailey (2)Lennox
John Biggerstaff 
John BrookingCaithness
Julian SomersCaptain
Kenneth MoreRoss
Margaret VinesLady Macduff
Maurice JonesMurderer
Michael Martin HarveyWitch
Nicholas Gee 
Nicholas Tanner 
Patrick TroughtonSeyton
Peter MullinsDonalbain
Richard WalterMenteith
Rosamund GreenwoodWitch
Stanley LeminAngus
Stuart Nichol 
William Hyde 

Additional Details

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

Notes

Notes
Production cost: £ 2.245 (BBC Play Library)

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

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