Performance | Macbeth on the Estate


Shakespeare's tragedy play is updated to the present day. Set on the Ladywood council estate in Birmingham, it imagines a scenario where people survive by dealing drugs and shoplifting. The production is an extension of the director's work with Michael Bogdanov on the Ladywood estate, filmed in Shakespeare on the Estate.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Plays
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Duration: 1'22'09''
  • Broadcast date: 1997

UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

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