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Tragedy of Macbeth , The

Synopsis
Yaël Farber directs James McArdle as Macbeth and Saoirse Ronan as Lady Macbeth in the Almeida’s 2021 Olivier Award-nominated production about a couple’s spine-chilling quest for power. The 2023 TV broadcast is introduced by Joanna Scanlan.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television; Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
14 May 2023 at 20:00 (Channel: BBC4)
Duration
152 mins

Credits

Director
Yaël Farber
Music
Tom Lane
Production Design
Soutra Gilmour
Cast
James McArdleMacbeth
Saoirse RonanLady Macbeth
Emun ElliottMacduff
Michael AbubakarMalcolm
Ross AndersonBanquo
Akiya HenryLady Macduff
Jamie-Lee MartinFleance
Richard RankinRoss
William GauntKing Duncan

Additional Details

Theatre
Almeida Theatre
Theatre company
Almeida Theatre
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Contemporary
Plays
Macbeth
Subjects
Drama; Shakespeare

Notes

History
Originally performed between 1 October and 27 November 2021

Production Company

Name

Almeida Theatre

Name

North South Films

Sponsor

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

BoB

Email
bob@learningonscreen.ac.uk
Web
https://learningonscreen.ac.uk/ondemand External site opens in new window
Phone
020 3743 2345
Address
Learning on Screen - the British Universities and Colleges Film and Video Council
330 Holborn Gate
1st Floor, Suite 120
London
WC1V 7QH
Notes
Formerly a service from BUFVC, British Universities Film & Video Council

Distributor

Name

BBC iPlayer

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