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Macbeth / by William Shakespeare ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television ; produced by Shaun Sutton ; directed by Jack Gold.

Contributor(s): Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Macbeth | Sutton, Shaun [television producer.] | Gold, Jack, 1930-2015 [television director.] | Williamson, Nicol [actor.] | Lapotaire, Jane [actor.] | Hogg, Ian [actor.] | Doyle, Tony, 1942-2000 [actor.] | British Broadcasting Corporation [production company.] | Time-Life Television [production company.] | Ambrose Video Publishing [publisher.].
Material type: FilmFilmSeries: Shakespeare, William, Works: Publisher: New York : Ambrose Video Pub., [2000 or 2001]Description: 1 videodisc (148 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.Content type: two-dimensional moving image Media type: video Carrier type: videodiscUniform titles: Macbeth (Television program : 1983) | Shakespeare plays (Television program) Subject(s): Macbeth, King of Scotland, active 11th century -- Drama | Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Television adaptations | Macbeth, King of Scotland, active 11th century | Regicides -- Scotland -- Drama | Regicides | Scotland -- History -- To 1057 -- Drama | Scotland -- Kings and rulers -- Drama | ScotlandGenre/Form: Historical television programs. | Fiction television programs. | Made-for-TV movies. | Television adaptations. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired. | Drama. | Fiction television programs. | Historical television programs. | History. | Made-for-TV movies. | Television adaptations. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired. | Television plays. | Television adaptations.DDC classification: 822.33
Production Credits: Senior cameraman, Geoffrey Feld ; music by Carl Davis ; videotape editor, Stan Pow.
Cast: 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).Summary: 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.
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"Word for word written by William Shakespeare"--Container.

Extras: the complete script in Microsoft Word document format.

Originally broadcast on the BBC series The Shakespeare plays in 1983.

Senior cameraman, Geoffrey Feld ; music by Carl Davis ; videotape editor, Stan Pow.

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).

Taped June 22-28, 1982 at the BBC Television studios in London.

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.

DVD-video; digitally remastered; picture & sound enhanced.

System requirements for script: PC or Mac with Microsoft Word, DVD-ROM drive.

In English with optional English subtitles.

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