Cinema, Theatre & Dance
Macbeth: RSC Live encore
‘Something wicked this way comes’
Returning home from battle, the victorious Macbeth meets three witches on the heath. Driven by their disturbing prophecies, he sets out on the path to murder.
Our contemporary production of Shakespeare’s darkest psychological thriller marks both Christopher Eccleston’s RSC debut and the return of Niamh Cusack to the Company.
Running Time: approx 150 minutes including one interval
Thursday 12th April 2018 at 7pm
£13 - over 60s, students & under 16s
Findlay’s Macbeth is engaging and playful, accessible and funny when it needs to be – and Eccleston and Cusack make a gripping central couple, their love blackening as blood does when it dries
Polly Findlay’s take, starring an earthy Christopher Eccleston, is clear, gripping and, above all, poundingly urgent