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Macbeth

Synopsis
A video recording of Macbeth directed by Rob Ashford and Kenneth Branagh with Branagh in the title role. The production, staged as part of the Manchester International Festival, was relayed live to cinemas on July 20 2013 as part of the NT Live.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
20 Jul 2013
Duration
135 mins

Credits

Director
Rob Ashford
Writer
William Shakespeare
Production Design
Christopher Oram
Cast
Kenneth BranaghMacbeth
Alex KingstonLady Macbeth
Ray FearonMacduff
Alexander VlahosMalcolm
Jimmy YuillBanquo
Anjana VasanWitch (3rd)
Apollo. AndyMenteith
Benny YoungDoctor of Physic
Charlie CameronWitch (1st)
Cody GreenMessenger
Daniel IngsMurderer (1st)
Daniel IngsPorter
David AnnenSiward, Earl of Northumberland
Dominic ThornburnAngus
Elliot BalchinDonalbain
Harry Lister-SmithYoung Siward
John ShrapnelKing Duncan
Jordan DeanMurderer (3rd)
Katie WestGentlewoman
Laura ElsworthyWitch (2nd)
Patrick Neil DoyleFleance
Rosalie CraigLady Macduff
Steven CreeLennox
Stuart NealMurderer (2nd)
Stuart NealServant

Additional Details

Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Medieval
Plays
Macbeth
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Traverse stage

Notes

General
Staged in St Peter’s Church, Ancoats, Manchester.
Reviews
Ben Brantley ‘Rushing Headlong Into the Hurly-Burly: A Fast and Furious ‘Macbeth’ at Park Avenue Armory’ (New York Times, June 6, 2014).

Production Company

Name

National Theatre

Archive

Name

National Theatre Archive

Contact
Archivist
Email
http://catalogue.nationaltheatre.org.uk/CalmView/ContactUsForm.aspx
Web
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Phone
+44 (0) 20 7452 3135
Address
NT Studio
83-101 The Cut
London
SE1 8LL
UK

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