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William Shakespeare (play)
Trevor Nunn (conceived for television by)
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Plot:
Macbeth is a daring member of the Scottish military who receives a revelation from three menacing sorceresses... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
3 nominations See more »
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Cast

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Directed by
Philip Casson 
 
Writing credits
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Trevor Nunn  conceived for television by
William Shakespeare  play

Produced by
Verity Lambert .... executive producer
Trevor Nunn .... producer
 
Original Music by
Guy Woolfenden 
 
Casting by
Joyce Nettles 
 
Production Design by
Mike Hall 
 
Costume Design by
Lyn Harvey 
 
Makeup Department
Sally Thorpe .... makeup designer
 
Art Department
Ruth Bribram .... graphic designer
 
Sound Department
Julian Ford .... sound supervisor
 
Stunts
Peter Woodward .... fight director
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Luigi Bottone .... lighting technician
Peter Coombs .... senior camera operator
Paul Stripp .... vision controller
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Lyn Harvey .... costume supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Martin Perrett .... vision mixer
Fred Turner .... editor: video tape
 
Other crew
Betty Crowe .... stage manager
Myles MacMahon .... stage manager
Juliet Mander .... stage manager
Trevor Nunn .... stage director
Ruth Parkhill .... production assistant
Dave Sparks .... studio supervisor
John Wayne .... floor manager
 

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UK:145 min
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This was filmed on a circular stage.See more »
Movie Connections:
Version of Macbeth (1954) (TV)See more »

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8 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Best Version, 20 October 1999

I have seen a fair few versions of this play but this one knocks every single one out the way. There is no better way to get the full experience of this work apart from performing it yourself. Every performance is spot on, the camera work divine and all done so that no aspect of the theatrical performance is lost.

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