Niamh Cusack and Christopher Eccleston sit on the edge of a luxurious bed


William Shakespeare

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

  • Royal Shakespeare Theatre


    13 Mar - 18 Sep 2018

  • In Cinemas

    Broadcast live on 11 Apr 2018

  • Running time:

    To be confirmed

Next performance:

13 March, 7:15PM

Royal Shakespeare Theatre

“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 be broadcast live to cinemas on 11 April 2018.