National Theatre Live Screening: A National Theatre production captured live
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Rufus Norris
Suitable for ages 15+ Duration: 173 mins with interval
Shakespeare’s most intense and terrifying tragedy, directed by Rufus Norris, (The Threepenny Opera, London Road), will see Rory Kinnear (Young Marx, Othello) and Anne-Marie Duff (Oil, Suffragette) return to the National Theatre to play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth.
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 explores the damaging physical and psychological effects of political ambition on those who seek power for its own sake.
Set in the ruined aftermath of a bloody civil war, in a ravaged world where everyone is ruthlessly fighting to survive. Here we meet the Macbeths, a couple propelled towards the crown by forces of elemental darkness.
Directed by the National Theatre’s Artistic Director Rufus Norris he brings together two theatre legends Rory Kinnear and Anne-Marie Duff play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth.