Macbeth - 2018, Olivier Theatre, National

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.

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William Shakespeare
Rufus Norris
Cast list:
Rory Kinnear (Macbeth), Anne-Marie Duff (Lady Macbeth), Stephen Boxer (Duncan), Kevin Harvey (Banquo), Rakhee Sharma (Fleance), Patrick O’Kane (Macduff), Amaka Okafor (Lady Macduff), Penny Layden (Ross), Trevor Fox (Porter), Parth Thakerar (Malcolm), Beatrice Scirocchi (Witch), Anna-Maria Nabirye (Witch), Hannah Hutch (Witch), Nadia Albina (Gentlewoman), Joshua Lacey (Murderer), Andrew Frame (Siward), Nicholas Karimi (Lennox), Alana Ramsey (Murderer) and Michael Balogun (Doctor).

Olivier Theatre, National

South Bank, London, SE1 9PX
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Macbeth is always a date with destiny, in every sense. Like the other great (usually male) Shakespearean roles like Hamlet, Prospero and King Lear, it's one that classical actors progress inexorably towards (Othello used to be on this list, too, but it can rightly no longer be played by white actors since his race is so clearly specified, leaving the path open only for great black classical... Read more

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Production images of Rory Kinnear and Anne-Marie Duff in Macbeth released
Monday, March 5, 2018

Production images of Rory Kinnear and Anne-Marie Duff in the National Theatre’s production of Macbeth have been released. Kinnear stars in the title role alongside Duff who plays Lady Macbeth, with a cast that also includes Trevor Fox, Kevin Harvey, Nadia Albina, Parth Thakerar and Patrick O'Kane. Rufus Norris’ production opens in the Olivier Theatre tomorrow evening, and runs until 23rd June. The production has set design by Rae Smith, costumes by Moritz Junge, lighting by James Farncombe and sound design by Paul Arditti.

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