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  • Four stars

    The Guardian

    "Colin Grenfell's harsh lighting fizzles and sputters."
  • Four stars

    The Daily Express

    "The atmosphere conjured by Francis O’Connor’s set depicting a dank, decaying castle lit by sputtering industrial lamps, is palpably evil."
  • Four stars

    Liverpool Daily Post

    "[Morrissey] speaks Shakespeare’s words as if they belong to him and as if iambic pentameter were his mother tongue"

Cast & creative team


  • Macbeth
    David Morrissey
  • Malcolm
    Mark Arends
  • Banquo
    Ken Bradshaw
  • King Duncan
    Richard Bremmer
  • Lady Macbeth’s Doctor
    Richard Bremmer
  • Porter
    Richard Bremmer
  • Angus
    Neil Caple
  • Lennox
    Neil Caple
  • Lady Macbeth
    Julia Ford
  • Lady Macduff
    Gillian Kearney
  • Witch 1
    Gillian Kearney
  • Witch 2
    Eileen O’brien
  • Macduff
    Matthew Flynn
  • Lord
    Syrus Lowe
  • Ross
    Syrus Lowe
  • Donalbain
    Shaun Mason
  • Messenger
    Shaun Mason
  • Witch 3
    Nathan Mcmullen
  • Bloody Captain
    Gavin Marshall
  • Mendeth
    Gavin Marshall


  • William Shakespeare
  • Gemma Bodinetz
  • Francis O'Connor
  • Colin Grenfell
    Lighting Designer
  • Fergus O'Hare
    Sound Designer
  • Peter Coyte
  • Bret Yount
    Fight Director
  • Tess Dignan
    Voice Coach
  • Jacquie Davis
    Costume Supervisor
  • Kay Magson CDG
    Casting Director