Shakespeare Shorts | Macbeth
Television programme for schools featuring television actors not usually associated with Shakespeare in scenes from Macbeth. They use contemporary settings, which aim to illustrate the relevance of Shakespeare’s ideas today. Discussion of the motivation of the major character is supported by clips from past television and film productions, and followed by a full performance of the chosen scene. This programme takes a scene from Macbeth and projects it 50 years in the future.Tweet
Shakespeare: The Animated Tales | Macbeth
Soviet animation of the famous tragedy, with the voices of Alec McCowen, Brian Cox, Zoe Wanamaker, Clive Merrison, Patrick Brennan, Laurence Payne and Mary Wimbush. Text abridged by Leon Garfield.
Bard on the Box | Mick Appleyard - Redundant Miner
Celebrity Shakespeare devotees join members of the public to recite some of Shakespeare’s best-known and best-loved speeches and sonnets. This reading is by Mick Appleyard. Shown as part of Shakespeare Fortnight.