Explore the links on the left to find out more about Macbeth, and some of our previous productions.

Full synopsis
Read the story of Macbeth in plain English. If you don't want to know how it ends, don't read the last section.

Production 2011
See the trailer, stage footage and production and rehearsal photos of the first new production in the transformed Royal Shakespeare Theatre, directed by Michael Boyd with Jonathan Slinger as Macbeth.

Production 2004
Watch video extracts and interviews, view photographs and read more about this production directed by Dominic Cooke, featuring Greg Hicks as Macbeth and Sian Thomas as Lady Macbeth.

Production 1976
View photographs from this production directed by Trevor Nunn and featuring Ian McKellen as Macbeth and Judi Dench as Lady Macbeth.

Resources for teachers
Extra resources for teaching on Macbeth: activities, synopses, themes and links to more from RSC Education.

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