Of course, we may determine the overall creative direction but Douglas Roberts and Fiona McLeod are key players in directing and choreographing the large children’s cast. Beltane and Shakespeare at Traquair, both scheduled for the midsummer days, can never rely on the Borders’ weather. As for Lady Macbeth and Macbeth himself (Donna Vandenberger and Jacques Kerr) they are passionate and convincing as a pair of schemers who find their own scheming so unpalatable it ultimately destroys them. Shakespeare’s play about a Scottish nobleman and his wife who murder their king for his throne charts the extremes of ambition and guilt. Macbeth, tragedy in five acts by William Shakespeare, written sometime in 1606–07 and published in the First Folio of 1623 from a playbook or a transcript of one. June has arrived and outside this Tuesday morning is grey skies and persistent rain!

BBC Scotland radio news piece about our Macbeth production: Look through photographs from the performances of Macbeth. Once the murder is committed and the kingship gained, the moral disintegration of Macbeth begins.

Act I.

The play follows the progress of the title character as he becomes increasingly powerful, using any means to get what he wants - even murder! She took part in several Shakespeare productions when she was still at school. Their speedy departure seems to implicate them in the crime, and Macbeth becomes king. A group of murderers arrive, they attempt to kill them, one of the sons runs away.

My own son is now waiting for an audition to go to Telford College to study acting.” Kelso High School will be bringing students along to the performance this year.

See a complete list of the characters in James VI and I was patron of Shakespeare's playing company, and some people [who?]

1.1. In this scene the captain appears, and tells Duncan about Macbeth and Banquo’s success in battle.

• The Three Witches,

Macbeth is a 2010 television film based on William Shakespeare's tragedy of the same name. There is long hair and a beard from Richard Potter (his usual look) and maybe a bit of dirt, grime and stubble would not go amiss – though not among the audience who will play their part this year. And he decides that he will die fighting. However, it was undoubtedly one of the most fascinating productions of Macbeth I’ve seen, both because it’s packed full of interesting ideas, but also because of some really stellar performances. Macduff arrives and tell them that Macbeth has been made king.

Download the Macbeth 2010 PDF poster. Phyllis Fay Horton Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in the Humanities and Chair of Theatre and Performance Studies, University of Chicago. However, the vast community project that is Shakespeare at Traquair had a splendid dress rehearsal on Monday evening with Macbeth. The witches appear, Macbeth asks them for help, and they give 3 more predictions.

Fleance flees while Banquo dies. For more lessons and help with revision on Macbeth, visit our website: https://scrbbly.teachable.com/.