William Shakespeare

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

  • Royal Shakespeare Theatre


    Until 18 Sep 2018

  • Barbican


    15 Oct 2018 - 18 Jan 2019

  • In Cinemas

  • Running time:

    2 hrs 13 mins + 20 mins interval

Next performance:

19 July, 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 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.