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Macbeth

by William Shakespeare

Now playing until 23 June
Running Time: Approx. 2 hours 30 mins with an interval

Macbeth

Sleep no more...

The ruined aftermath of a bloody civil war. Ruthlessly fighting to survive, the Macbeths are propelled towards the crown by forces of elemental darkness.

Shakespeare’s most intense and terrifying tragedy is directed by Rufus Norris. Rory Kinnear and Anne-Marie Duff play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth.

Macbeth will be broadcast to cinemas by National Theatre Live on Thursday 10 May.

Macbeth will embark on a UK & Ireland Tour from September 2018
Tickets on sale now: visit the tour page for details

Tour casting to be announced.

Please note Macbeth contains scenes of a violent nature. 

 

Hundreds of seats at £15 for every performance

Talks and events around Macbeth

Focus on Macbeth  Sat 19 May, 10.30am
Exploring Macbeth on Film, Mon 14 May, 6pm
Maqbool (film screening), Mon 14 May, 7.30pm
Witches, Magic and Belief in Shakespeare's England, Tue 5 June, 6pm
Discovering Macbeth at the NT, Fri 15 June, 10.30am

Macbeth | Production gallery

Making Macbeth: An Introduction from the Director

Shakespeare’s most intense and terrifying tragedy is directed by the Director of the National Theatre, Rufus Norris.

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Macbeth | Rehearsal gallery

Making Macbeth

Imogen Knight, choreographer and movement director, takes us inside the rehearsal room for Macbeth.

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Macbeth | Trailer

Watch Rory Kinnear and Anne-Marie Duff in the trailer for Macbeth, playing in the Olivier Theatre from 26 February 2018.

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Cast

Production team

Macbeth photography (Rory Kinnear and Anne-Marie Duff) by Jack Davison

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