A Derby Theatre and Queen's Theatre Hornchurch production
Derby Theatre Productions , Plays and Drama
Tuesday 3 March 2020 - Saturday 14 March 2020

Shakespeare's Darkest and Spookiest Thriller

Battles. Murder. Ghosts. And desire...

Three witches on a heath have a disturbing prophecy for a victorious warrior. Macbeth will be King of Scotland. As this wicked seed is planted, daring Macbeth and his determined wife Lady Macbeth draw bloody daggers and set out on a fateful path.

But seizing the crown comes at a terrible price, as guilt grows, enemies draw close and the fight for survival hurtles towards a tragic conclusion...

This epic and intensely terrifying period version of Shakespeare's most regal and timeless classic warns of the effects of political ambition on those who seek power for its own sake.

This co-production with Queen's Theatre Hornchurch follows the successful collaborations on Abigail's Party, Abi and One Man, Two Guvnors.

Directed by Douglas Rintoul, following his acclaimed productions of Much Ado About Nothing and UK tour of The Crucible.

Macbeth Theatre Day: Blood and Battles

A must for any Shakespearean tragedy fan!

Stage Combat - Learn to wield a broadsword and some of the combat skills required for this intensely dark and terrifying show. 

Stagecraft and Character - Feel the gore of stage blood on your hands and explore what it does to Macbeth and Lady Macbeth's state of mind.

Theatrical Special Effects Make Up - Enjoy a makeover with a difference.

Price - Only £12.50 per person for the whole day (includes all three workshops, the matinee performance of Macbeth  on this date and 10% off in the Theatre Cafe)

Times - 

Workshop 1:  10:00am – 11:00am

Workshop 2:  11:15am – 12:15pm

Workshop 3:  12:30pm – 1:30pm

Book For Macbeth Theatre Day Here

Accessible Performances

Audio Described: Wednesday 11 March, 2pm (with Touch Tour at 12:45pm)  and Saturday 14 March, 2:30pm (with Touch Tour at 1:15pm) 

BSL Intepreted: Thursday 12 March, 7:30pm (Interpreter is Janet Guest)

Post-Show Discussion after this performance is also interpreted. 

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Director Douglas Rintoul

Designer Ruari Murchison

Running Time: 2 Hours and 30 minutes (including an interval)