In a modern retelling of William Shakespeare's "Scottish play," three strange garbage collectors make a glorious prediction for head chef Joe Macbeth's future. With his wife Ella goading him on, Macbeth makes plans to take ownership of the high-class Glaswegian restaurant where they are both employed. The first step: murder owner and celebrity-chef Duncan... Written by
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Billy's line "Just call him 'The Scottish Chef'" is a sly reference to the superstition in the theatre that it is bad luck to mention the title "Macbeth" - instead it is usually referred to euphemistically as "The Scottish Play". See more
[Malcolm unwittingly makes a faux pas by mentioning the name of TV chef Gordon Ramsay
If I make a mistake, it hurts me. Do you understand that? I mean, actual physical pain.
That's very 'Gordon Ramsay'.
We don't use that name in this kitchen. Didn't your father tell you?
It's bad luck to say it out loud. Just call him 'The Scottish Chef'.
Version of Shakespeare's Macbeth
Written by Janis Joplin
, Michael McClure
and Bob Neuwirth
Performed by Keeley Hawes See more