Macbeth [videorecording] / by William Shakespeare ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television ; produced by Shaun Sutton ; directed by Jack Gold
DVDs | Ambrose Video Pub. | 2001
Available at Adult DVD-Nonfiction (Call number: 822.33 T5bb)
New York : Ambrose Video Pub., [2000 or 2001]
1 videodisc (148 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
The complete dramatic works of William Shakespeare. Tragedy
Brenda Bruce (First Witch), 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 (Angus), Jane Lapotaire (Lady Macbeth), Gordon Kane (First Messenger), Alistair Henderson (Fleance), James Bolam (Porter), Tony Doyle (Macduff), Tom Bowles (Donalbain), Will Leighton (Old Man), Eamon Boland (Seyton), Barry Lowe (First Murderer), Christopher Reich (Second Murderer), Denyse Alexander (Gentlewoman), Jill Baker (Lady Macduff), Crispin Mair (Son to Macduff), Philip Dunbar (Murderer), Rodney Cardiff (Murderer), Mark Lindsay (Murderer), John Woodnutt (Doctor), Matthew Long (Menteith), Peter Porteous (Caithness), William Abney (Old Siward), Christopher Fulford (Second Messenger), Nicholas Coppin (Young Siward).
Senior cameraman, Geoffrey Feld ; music by Carl Davis ; videotape editor, Stan Pow.
Originally broadcast on the BBC series The Shakespeare plays in 1983.
Taped June 22-28, 1982 at the BBC Television studios in London.
DVD includes the complete script in Microsoft Word document format.
System requirements for script: PC or Mac with Microsoft Word, DVD-ROM drive.
Driven by ambition and an unscrupulous wife, Macbeth murders the King of Scotland and claims the throne for himself. Haunted by ghosts and vexed by witches, he and his wife descend into the depths of madness and paranoia as they crumble beneath the weight of their crimes.
BBC TV Shakespeare (Television program)