Shakespeare Shorts | Playing Macbeth – Act 1, Scenes 1 and 3
Each programme in this series takes a scene from Shakespeare's Macbeth. In this programme they are Act 1, Scenes 1 and 3, in which the witches cast their spell and confront Macbeth. Various traditional and modern productions are shown.Tweet
Shakespeare Shorts | To Kill the King: Macbeth Act 2 Scene 3
Rhys Ifans plays Macbeth in a new production and the characters in Act 2 Scene 3 are examined, where King Duncan is murdered. It's compared to previous TV & film productions.
Classic film version of Shakespeare's play about a Scottish nobleman heavily influenced by his wife's lust for power. Dominated by actor/director/producer Orson Welles, both in terms of his screen presence and his departures from the text, the film was shot in just 23 days in the summer of 1947.