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Macbeth (1983)

TV-14 | | Drama | TV Movie 5 November 1983
Macbeth and his wife murder Duncan in order to gain his crown, but the bloodbath doesn't stop there, and things supernatural combine to bring the Macbeths down.

Director:

Jack Gold

Writer:

William Shakespeare (play)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brenda Bruce ... First Witch
Eileen Way Eileen Way ... Second Witch
Anne Dyson ... Third Witch
Mark Dignam ... Duncan
James Hazeldine ... Malcolm
Christopher Ellison ... Captain
John Rowe ... Lennox
Gawn Grainger ... Ross
Nicol Williamson ... Macbeth
Ian Hogg ... Banquo
David Lyon David Lyon ... Angus
Jane Lapotaire ... Lady Macbeth
Gordon Kane Gordon Kane ... First Messenger
Alistair Henderson Alistair Henderson ... Fleance
James Bolam ... Porter
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Storyline

Macbeth and his wife murder Duncan in order to gain his crown, but the bloodbath doesn't stop there, and things supernatural combine to bring the Macbeths down. Written by Kathy Li

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Trivia

This episode was shot with a 360 degree cycloramic backcloth in the background which could be used as representative of a general environment, with much use made of open space. See more »

Quotes

Lady Macduff: The poor wren, the most diminutive of birds, will *fight*, her young ones in her nest, against the owl.
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Connections

Featured in The Story of English: A Muse of Fire (1986) See more »

User Reviews

 
Good and interesting,but not the best
29 December 2019 | by AngelofMusic1998See all my reviews

Macbeth is one of the best Shakespeare plays and this production looks nice,although it is not the best.The cast does a good job.The witches were over-acted and a bit strange and Macbeth was a bit strange and uneven.Despite this,it is still a good production of Macbeth,despite its flaws.Solid Macbeth,and while imperfect,it is worth a watch .6,5/10


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Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 November 1983 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

The Complete Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Macbeth See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(DVD)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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