Christopher Eccleston as Macbeth in armour, looking upwards

Macbeth

William Shakespeare

Shakespeare’s psychological thriller marks Christopher Eccleston’s RSC debut and Niamh Cusack’s return to the company.

  • Barbican

    London

    15 Oct 2018 - 18 Jan 2019

  • In Cinemas

  • Running time:

    2 hrs 13 mins + 20 mins interval

“Something wicked this way comes...”

Returning home from battle, the victorious Macbeth meets three witches on the heath. Driven by their disturbing prophecies, he sets out on the path to murder.

Our contemporary production of Shakespeare’s darkest psychological thriller marks both Christopher Eccleston’s RSC debut and the return of Niamh Cusack to the company.

Macbeth will transfer to the Barbican as part of our London Season from October 2018 – January 2019. 

Please note Macbeth contains sudden blackouts, loud noises and strobe effects.