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Macbeth. Part 1: The Rise to Power

Synopsis
Macbeth adapted for schools and produced by Ronald Eyre. Douglas Wilmer and Heather Chasen are the Macbeths. Narrated by William Squire.
Series
For the Schools
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Transmission details
31 Jan 1958 at 14:05 (Channel: BBC)
Duration
30 mins

Credits

Producer
Ronald Eyre
Writer
William Shakespeare
Contributor
William Squire
Cast
Douglas WilmerMacbeth
Heather ChasenLady Macbeth
Basil HoskinsBanquo
Arnold YarrowWitch (1st)
Fraser KerrMessenger
Geoffrey LewisWitch (3rd)
Job StewartWitch (2nd)
John NettletonLennox
John RyeYoung Siward
Michael BatesDoctor of Physic
Richard BealeMurderer (1st)

Additional Details

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

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

Web
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Phone
020 7255 1444
Fax
020 7436 0165
Address
21 Stephen Street
London
W1T 1LN

Related

Name

BoB

Email
bob@bufvc.ac.uk
Web
https://learningonscreen.ac.uk/ondemand External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7393 1500
Fax
020 7393 1555
Address
Learning on Screen - the British Universities and Colleges Film and Video Council
77 Wells Street
London
WIT 3QJ
Notes
Formerly a service from BUFVC, British Universities Film & Video Council

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