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Macbeth

Synopsis
Live recording of a performance from Shakespeare’s Globe in London of Cressida Brown’s 90-minute production of the play prepared for secondary school children. Directed for the screen by Glenn Barton and Ian Russell.
Series
Playing Shakespeare with Deutsche Bank
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Transmission details
11 May 2020
Duration
96 mins

Credits

Director
Cressida Brown
Cast
Ekow QuarteyMacbeth
Elly CondronLady Macbeth
Jack WilkinsonMacduff
Aidan ChengMalcolm
Samuel OatleyBanquo
Amanda WrightRoss
Dickon TyrrellKing Duncan
Jessica MurrainLady Macduff
Jessica MurrainWitch (1st)
Mara AllenWitch (3rd)
Mara AllenFleance
Molly LoganPorter
Molly LoganWitch (2nd)

Additional Details

Theatre
Globe Theatre
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Contemporary
Plays
Macbeth
Subjects
Drama; Shakespeare
Related items
Generations

Notes

Notes
Audio described version available on YouTube: https://youtu.be/nkauYH6ZSZc
General
Education resources available from the Globe online: https://www.shakespearesglobe.com/learn/secondary-schools/playing-shakespeare-with-deutsche-bank/macbeth-2020-playing-shakespeare/#resources
History
Originally performed at the Globe from 26 February to 17 March 2020 before performances ended due to Coronavirus lockdown. Made available for free streaming on 11 May 2020 until UK secondary school reopen.

Online Availability

Online URL
https://youtu.be/PFwHmgA9nno
Online format
Streamed

Production Company

Name

Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre

Related

Name

YouTube

Web
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