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Preparing for Battle

Alternative title
BBC Schools Radio, Macbeth Episode 7
Synopsis
Lady Macbeth is so disturbed by events that she starts to walk in her sleep but Macbeth is dismissive of his wife’s anguish. Following the assurances of the Weird Sisters, Macbeth feels invincible.

Meanwhile two of Macbeth’s trusted aids, Lennox and Angus, raise and army and join forces with Malcolm and his ally Macduff. Malcolm orders his men to use the branches of Birnum wood as camouflage whilst they approach Dulsinane.
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

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_07.pdf

Online Availability

Online URL
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0573vj9
Online format
Streamed

Related

Name

BBC School Radio

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