The ruined aftermath of a bloody civil war.  Ruthlessly fighting to survive, the Macbeths are thrust towards the crown by forces of elemental darkness.

The National Theatre, creators of War Horse and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, bring this epic and visually daring production of Shakespeare’s most intense tragedy on a tour of the UK and Ireland immediately following a sold out run in London.

Directed by National Theatre Artistic Director Rufus Norris (Cabaret, London Road) and designed by Rae Smith (War Horse, This House) this new production propels Shakespeare’s classic title into a post-apocalyptic world of anarchy and uncertainty.

 

Running time: TBC

A National Theatre Production

  • Rufus Norris Director

Access performances

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Audio Described by Barbarba Crossley + Jane Ensell

  • Thu 22 Nov 7:45pm Book
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Captioned by Cara Lawless

  • Sat 24 Nov 3:00pm Book
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Signed by Vicci Ackroyd

  • Thu 22 Nov 7:45pm Book

Performances with Extras

Live for 5

  • Sold out
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