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Macbeth

Synopsis
First part of a weekly schools broadcast in which the play is shown four successive 30-minute installments. With Andrew Keir as Macbeth and Ruth Meyers as Lady Macbeth.
Series
For Schools and Colleges
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Transmission details
11 Oct 1966 at 14:05 (Channel: BBC1)
Duration
30 mins

Credits

Producer
Michael Simpson
Writer
William Shakespeare
Art Direction
Charles Lawrence
Cast
Andrew KeirMacbeth
Ruth MeyersLady Macbeth
Anthony BateMacduff
Alan TuckerMalcolm
James GroutBanquo
Amanda WalkerLady Macduff
Bill RusselOld Man
Brenda DuncanWitch (2nd)
Daphne HeardWitch (3rd)
Derek KnellerMacduff’s son
Donald EcclesDoctor of Physic
Donald EcclesKing Duncan
Elsie WagstaffWitch (1st)
Inigo JacksonMessenger
Inigo JacksonMurderer (2nd)
Jill RiddickLady Macduff’s daughter
Kenneth ColleyServant
Malcolm TierneyAngus
Martin MatthewsRoss
Michael BeintCaptain
Michael MurrayMenteith
Nigel LambertYoung Siward
Nigel LambertDonalbain
Patrick GodfreyLennox
Paul GroutFleance
Peter DiamondMacdonald
Peter HughesSiward, Earl of Northumberland
Ray MortPorter
Valerie DouglasNurse
Valerie DouglasGentlewoman
William MarloweMurderer (1st)
William MarloweSeyton

Additional Details

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

Notes

Notes
The cast credits encompass the entire four parts that were broadcast. The duration given for this entry refers to the length of each installment (30 minutes).
History
The other three parts of this production for schools were broadcast on October 18, October 25, and November 8, 1966.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

Web
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Phone
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Fax
020 7436 0165
Address
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Related

Name

BoB

Email
bob@bufvc.ac.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7393 1500
Fax
020 7393 1555
Address
Learning on Screen - the British Universities and Colleges Film and Video Council
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London
WIT 3QJ
Notes
Formerly a service from BUFVC, British Universities Film & Video Council

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