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The Chichester Festival Theatre production of the Scottish play, with Patrick Stewart as the murderously ambitious Macbeth. Read More >

Stewart as Macbeth
Stewart as Macbeth

Rupert Goold and Patrick Stewart team up again after The Tempest earlier this year. This time Stewart is Macbeth, in Shakespeare’s dark and chilling tale of murderous ambition. Goold has created a stark, austere production that places Macbeth in a timeless and nameless country with a law of its own. Disturbing and unsettling, the production centres on the building tensions, paranoia and fear that lead to violence and murder.

This is a transfer from Chichester Festival Theatre.

For more on this production read The First Night Feature.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 21/09/2007

Opening Night: 26/09/2007

Closing Night: 01/12/2007

Running time: 3hrs

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Cast & Creative


Patrick Stewart, Kate Fleetwood, Paul Shelley, Scott Handy, Ben Carpenter, Martin Turner, Michael Feast, Mark Rawlings, Tim Treloar, Bill Nash, Christopher Knott, Christopher Nolan, Hywel John, Suzanne Burden, Polly Frame, Niamh McGrady, Sophie Hunter, Oliver Birch


Director - Rupert Goold

Producer - Chichester Festival Theatre

Designer - Anthony Ward

Lighting Designer - Howard Harrison

Movement Director - Georgina Lamb

Sound - Adam Cork

Author - William Shakespeare

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