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Macbeth [videorecording] / by William Shakespeare ; presented by the British Broadcasting Corporation ; produced by Shaun Sutton ; directed by Jack Gold ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television.

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Janet Carlson Calvert Library. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Janet Carlson Calvert Library - Franklin.
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Janet Carlson Calvert Library - Franklin DVD MAC (Text to phone) 33345000318980 Adult DVD Available -

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General Note:
Originally produced for television in 1982.
Digitally restored masters of the classic BBC production of Shakespeare's plays; issued as part of the Dramatic works of William Shakespeare, Tragedy collection in 2002.
Special features: About Ambrose; List of plays; Previews.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Fight arranger, Malcolm Ranson ; production manager, Peter Stenning ; senior cameraman, Geoffrey Feld ; videotape editor, Stan Pow ; visual effects designer, John Brace ; make-up artist, Jenny Shircore ; costume designer, Michael Burdle ; sound, Ray Angel ; lighting, Dennis Channon ; music by Carl Davis ; literary consultant, John Wilders ; script editor, David Snodin ; designer, Gerry Scott.
Participant or Performer Note:
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).
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Taped June 22-28, 1982 at the BBC Television studios in London.
Summary, etc.:
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.
System Details Note:
Language Note:
Optional English subtitles.
Subject: Macbeth, King of Scotland, active 11th century > Drama.
Regicides > Scotland > Drama.
Genre: Fiction television programs.
Filmed plays.
Televised performances.
Television adaptations.

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