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Macbeth

Synopsis
Live sound recording of Peter Hall’s 1968 production of Macbeth with Paul Scofield and Vivien Merchant as the Macbeths.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Recording date
1968

Credits

Director
Peter Hall
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Guy Woolfenden
Production Design
John Bury
Cast
Paul ScofieldMacbeth
Vivien MerchantLady Macbeth
Patrick O’ConnellMacduff
Ian RichardsonMalcolm
Brewster MasonBanquo
Catherine LaceyWitch
Clare KellyWitch
Clifford RoseKing Duncan
Clive SwiftPorter
Colin McCormackDonalbain
Daniel MoynihanCaptain
David AshfordAngus
David KincaidMurderer (3rd)
David WestonMenteith
Don HendersonMessenger
Elizabeth SpriggsWitch
Gerald McNallyMessenger to Macbeth (Messenger)
Heather CanningGentlewoman
Hector RossSiward, Earl of Northumberland
Ian HoggSeyton
James VallonYoung Siward
Jeffery DenchOld Man
Jeffery DenchDoctor of Physic
John BellLennox
Lynn FarleighLady Macduff
Michael MartinFleance
Nicholas SelbyRoss
Peter Gordon (2)Murderer (2nd)
Peter NobbsMacduff’s son
Peter RoccaDoctor (English)
Philip HintonMurderer (1st)
Ray CallaghanServant
William EedleCaithness

Additional Details

Theatre
Aldwych Theatre, London
Theatre company
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production type
Other
Plays
Macbeth
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

General
This was Peter Hall’s last production as Artistic Director of the RSC.
History
The production opened at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford upon Avon 16 August 1967.

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

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