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Macbeth (1983)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  5 November 1983 (UK)
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Macbeth and his wife murder Duncan in order to gain his crown, but the bloodbath doesn't stop there, and things supernatural combine to bring the Macbeths down.

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Macbeth and his wife murder Duncan in order to gain his crown, but the bloodbath doesn't stop there, and things supernatural combine to bring the Macbeths down. Written by Kathy Li

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Lady Macduff: Whither should I fly? I have done no harm. - But I remember now... I am in this earthly world, where to do harm is often laudable, to do good sometimes accounted dangerous folly.
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Williamson Chews Up Scenery, Damages an otherwise fine Production
15 September 1999 | by (Nebraska) – See all my reviews

Nicol Williamson obviously belongs to the "Macbeth is Nuts" school of the Bard because he's virtually a drooling lunatic by the time he spits out "Tomorrow, and tomorrow...".

A shame that no one sought fit to sign up a rational human for the role, especially because the BBC series is so popular--this was the first word-by-word Shakespeare performance I saw...thank God I've seen others since.


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