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A performance of Macbeth / Thames ; executive producer, Verity Lambert ; produced and conceived for television by Trevor Nunn ; directed for television by Philip Casson.

DVD DVD (2004.)
Description: 1 videodisc (146 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Publisher: [New York] : A & E Home Video ; [S.l.] : Distributed by New Video, 2004.
3 of 3 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries). (Show all copies)
1 of 1 copy available at Gloucester.
0 current holds with 3 total copies.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult DVDs DVD/SERIES/ Macbeth (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 9780767090308 (set)
  • ISBN: 0767090306 (set)
  • ISBN: 9780767068109
  • ISBN: 0767068106
General Note: "Licensed by FreemantleMedia Ltd through A&E Television Networks." - Container.
Originally broadcast by ITV in 1978.
"The Royal Shakespeare Company in Trevor Nunn's production of a performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare".
Contents: Special features : Introduction to Macbeth with Ian McKellen ; The Scottish play: an explanation with Ian McKellen ; Timeline of William Shakespeare's life and plays ; Biography and filmography of Ian McKellen ; Biography and filmography of Dame Judi Dench.
Creation/Production Credits: Fight directed by Peter Woodward ; casting director, Joyce Nettles ; video tape editor, Fred Turner ; graphic designer, Ruth Bribram ; costume supervisor, Lyn Harvey ; original theatre production designed by John Napier ; music by Guy Woolfenden ; senior cameraman, Peter Coombs ; designed for television by Mike Hall.
Participant or Performer: Ian McKellen (Macbeth), Judi Dench (Lady Macbeth), John Bown (Lennox), Susan Dury (3rd witch, Lady Macduff), Judith Harte (2nd witch, Gentlewoman), Greg Hicks (Donalbain, Seyton), David Howey (Seargeant, 1st murderer, Doctor), Griffith Jones (Duncan), Marie Kean (1st witch), Ian McDiarmid (Ross, Porter), Bob Peck (Macduff), Duncan Preston (Angus), Roger Rees (Malcolm), Zak Taylor (Fleance, Messenger), Stephen Warner (Young Macduff), John Woodvine (Banquo).
Summary: When a trio of witches prophesy Macbeth's ascension to the throne, Lady Macbeth pushes her husband into a murderous spree. But once crowned king of Scotland, Macbeth sees ghastly visions, fueled by guilt and a new prophecy, that ensure his ultimate downfall.
Target Audience:
Not rated.
System Details:
DVD; Dolby Digital stereo.
Authors: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 (Added Author). Lambert, Verity. (Added Author). Nunn, Trevor. (Added Author). Casson, Philip. (Added Author). Woolfenden, Guy. (Composer). McKellen, Ian. (Added Author). Dench, Judi, 1934- (Added Author). Brown, John. (Added Author). Dury, Susan. (Added Author). Harte, Judith. (Added Author). Hicks, Greg, 1953- (Added Author). Howey, David. (Added Author). Jones, Griffith, 1909-2007 (Added Author). Kean, Marie, 1918-1993 (Added Author). McDiarmid, Ian. (Added Author). Peck, Bob, 1945-1999 (Added Author). Preston, Duncan. (Added Author). Rees, Roger, 1944- (Added Author). Taylor, Zak. (Added Author). Warner, Stephen. (Added Author). Woodvine, John, 1929- (Added Author). Thames Television, ltd. (Added Author). A & E Home Video (Firm) (Added Author). FremantleMedia. (Added Author). New Video Group. (Added Author). Royal Shakespeare Company. (Added Author).
Alternate Title: Macbeth
Citation: Shakespeare, William. "A performance of Macbeth." New York : A & E Home Video ; 2004.
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