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Daggers for King Duncan

Alternative title
BBC Schools Radio, Macbeth Episode 3
Synopsis
Having read about King Duncan’s pledge to make his son, Malcolm his heir, Lady Macbeth encourages her husband to grasp his destiny.

A reluctant usurper, Macbeth manages to kill Duncan. After the deed is done, Lady Macbeth frames servants for the murder by smearing them with Duncan’s blood before leaving Macbeth’s dagger beside them.
Series
Macbeth
Language
English
Country
Great Britain; United Kingdom
Medium
Radio; Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
28 Jun 2017
Duration
5 mins

Credits

Writer
William Shakespeare
Adaptor for Radio
Neil Richards

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Macbeth
Subjects
Shakespeare
Keywords
murder; Scotland; Macbeth, King of Scots (b? -1057)

Notes

Notes
The radio recording is illustrated with an colour animation. A transcript for the recording is available at: http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/schoolradio/pdfs/macbeth/episode_03.pdf

Online Availability

Online URL
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0573v66
Online format
Streamed

Related

Name

BBC School Radio

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