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Macbeth

Alternative title
BBC Radio Collection: William Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth’
Synopsis
Radio adaptation of the play directed and produced by Martin Jenkins. With Denis Quilley as Macbeth and Hannah Gordon as Lady Macbeth. The music is composed by Ilona Sekacz.
Series
Monday Play, The
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio; Radio
Recording date
30 Jun 1983
Transmission details
23 Apr 1984 at 19:50 (Channel: BBC Radio 4)
Duration
130 mins

Credits

Director
Martin Jenkins (2)
Producer
Martin Jenkins (2)
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Ilona Sekacz
Contributor
Robert Booth
Cast
Denis QuilleyMacbeth
Hannah GordonLady Macbeth
John RoweMacduff
Stuart OrganMalcolm
Nigel TerryBanquo
Carole BoydWitch (1st)
Clifford RoseKing Duncan
David PeartAngus
David Peart 
Elizabeth LindsayMacduff’s son
Elizabeth LindsayFleance
Geoffrey CollinsLennox
James BryceMenteith
James Kerry 
Jane KnowlesDonalbain
John HollisPorter
John HollisMacduff’s son
John WebbLady Macduff
Kerry Francis 
Michael Bilton 
Michael Jenner 
Pauline SiddleWitch (3rd)
Richard HuwPorter
Sean BarrettRoss
Susan BrownWitch (2nd)

Additional Details

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

Notes

Notes
The recording held by the British Library Sound Archive is a copy of the audio recording made for the commercial BBC Radio Collection series in 1988 (no longer in distribution).
Reviews
Reviewed by Michael B. Jensen in his ‘Entries Play by Play’, in Richard Burt (ed). Shakespeares After Shakespeares: an Encyclopedia of the Bard in Mass Media and Popular Culture, Vol 2. (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2006), p. 543, entry 2366.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB

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