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Macbeth in 180 Seconds - starring David Morrissey

Macbeth   |   Production   |   William Shakespeare

Julia Ford (Lady Macbeth) and David Morrissey (Macbeth) in Macbeth | Liverpool Everyman Theatre © Helen Warner

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Take your pick from a wide range of productions from companies such as the Royal Shakespeare Company, Tara Arts and more.

This highlighted production, captured by Digital Theatre live in Liverpool, was the valedictory performance at the original Everyman Theatre. It starred Liverpool Everyman Youth Theatre alumnus David Morrissey in the title role opposite Julia Ford as Lady Macbeth.

  • 6Productions
  • 11Written resources
  • 23Video resources

Discover a selection of video and written resources to help you teach Macbeth, including lesson activities, contextual guides, and exclusive insights from performers, practitioners and Shakespeare experts.

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Compare and Contrast: Act 1, Scene 3

Explore the similarities and differences in staging, design and performances between three different versions of this famous scene.

Key Analysis: David Morrissey

Actor David Morrisey describes how he got to grips with playing the character of Macbeth.

Macbeth Study Guide

Give your students the ultimate introduction to the play’s characters, themes, language and more.

Julia Ford on Lady Macbeth

Actress Julia Ford discusses her interpretation of Lady Macbeth.

Shakespeare in Your Space: Macbeth

Deepen your students’ understanding of the play using these practical exercises.

Manga Shakespeare: Macbeth

Engage your students with this highly visual manga retelling of the Scottish play.

At Home with Shakespeare: Macbeth Act 2, Scene 1

Analyze three versions of Macbeth with Shakespeare expert Ben Crystal.

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